Becki & His Healing Now

Some LDS women might be tempted to rest in all their hard work and achievements. And yet some “Latter Day Saint” women boast in the cross, the blood of Jesus Christ, and righteousness obtained through exhilarating, undeserved grace. Listen to Becki’s story.  It brought tears of joy to my eyes on this Monday morning in Southeastern Idaho.  This […]

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Mormon Women: Portraits and Conversations (2009)

It seems that this book, put together by James N. Kimball and Kent Miles, seeks to break the old stereotypes and pay tribute. I read with keen interest on the professor at Harvard — Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s biographical essay.  She begins, Sugar City, Idaho, was lively for a tiny little town of nine hundred people when I […]

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Robert L. Millet & Charles G. Finney

I have recently read Millet’s book, Holding Fast: Dealing with Doubt in the Latter Days (Deseret, 2008). He writes in chapter 9: In the early nineteenth century there grew up in the northeastern part of the United States a novel approach to preaching the gospel and making disciples.  In a very real sense, it was a […]

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So thankful . . .

So thankful for the eternal, absolute trustworthiness of our Three-Person’d God.  Father.  Son.  Spirit.  So thankful for God creating me and my family . . . miraculously bringing us into existence.  So thankful for all that I see around me . . . the overwhelming, superabundant, good gifts of God to mankind. So thankful for the […]

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Baptists using “Released Time Education”

When in seminary, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, was the Christian family in Greenville, S.C. for my family. And I am thankful for Jamie, writer for World Magazine, who spotlights in her latest article, “Catch & release” (Nov. 21), how my South Carolina church family is using released time education in the public school system. In the years […]

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Ban Glenn Beck from BYU-Idaho

Ban Beck from BYU Idaho?! Now, that would be HUGE for Southeastern Idaho!    

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Baptists and Homosexuality

See here. HT: SI

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LDS & Homosexuality

1). Allie of OneNewsNow writes about the latest gay issues in Salt Lake City. 2). And John, an LDS gay man, writes of his longing for the coming day when the LDS Church accepts him back into the fold. As the American homosexuality issues spill over from mainstream Protestant denominations into evangelical streams, I would assume that […]

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Counterfeit Gods (2009) by Timothy Keller

From Tim’s latest book, Counterfeit Gods (2009) . . . “The text says that when the Lord saw that Leah was not loved, he loved her.  God was saying, “I am the real bridegroom.  I am the husband of the husbandless.  I am the father of the fatherless.”  This is the God who saves by grace.  […]

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