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    Timeline and History of Blacks Receiving the Priesthood in the LDS Church

    The subject of blacks receiving the priesthood in the LDS Church is somewhat of a weighty matter, but one that most missionaries will have to deal with. The following is a...

    • February 7, 2015
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    Missionary Farewell Feature is Back

    We have big news today. The Missionary Farewell feature is back. This was a very popular feature years ago. But in 2013, when I revamped the site, the feature broke and...

    • January 16, 2015
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    James, Lost Boy of Sudan

    A couple of weeks ago, I was privileged to hear a talk by James Manyok Ayuen, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. He gave a fascinating account of himself...

    • December 29, 2014
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    LDS Church Digital Universe

    While I was creating the list of public LDS Church websites, mobile apps, and social media accounts, I thought it might help to visually represent this universe of LDS...

    • November 18, 2014
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    List of LDS Church Websites and Social Media

    This list below is my best shot at listing all the official LDS Church digital properties including public websites, social media accounts, and mobile applications of The Church of...

    • November 8, 2014
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    Funny Stories from General Conference – Oct. 2014

    Funny stories and jokes from the Lord’s living prophets and apostles during the October 2014 LDS General Conference, with segments from Elder Christofferson, President Uchtdorf, Elder Oaks, Brother Callister, President...

    • October 25, 2014
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    Mission Prep Quotes from General Conference Oct 2014

    Welcome to Conference – President Thomas S. Monson “The Church continues to grow. We are now more than 15 million strong and increasing in numbers. Our missionary efforts are...

    • October 8, 2014
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    Arrival of Baby #6

    I haven’t been posting lately because life has gotten really busy with the birth of our sixth baby a few weeks ago. This was my wife Heather’s sixth c-section....

    • October 4, 2014
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    Missionary Farewell Talks

    When I left for my mission to Rosario Argentina in 1995, on the Sunday before I left there was held a farewell sacrament meeting for me. My grandma spoke,...

    • August 18, 2014
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    The Role of Women in the LDS Church

    With the role of women in the Church and in the priesthood being an ongoing issue in the news, it is likely that missionaries will get asked difficult questions on...

    • August 12, 2014
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