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we still remember mitch hedberg

A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.

Mar 14th 2009

Big Love: Mormon Temples

This video below explains why Mormons build temples.

More at Youtube. Visit the LDS Church Newsroom to read the Church’s official statement on an upcoming episode of HBO’s Big Love that is said to depict temple ceremonies. [link]

Dec 19th 2007

Ken Jennings on Mormonism

From a recent piece in the Daily News:
This is a strange season to be a Mormon. During my lifetime, I thought the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had effectively mainstreamed itself. Being a Mormon was like being Canadian, or a vegetarian, or a unicyclist – it made you a bit of a conversation […]

Dec 16th 2007

mormon beliefs: some offhand comments mike huckabee won’t be making to reporters

“don’t mormons believe in the godhead described in the new testament, not that gibberish made up in the nicene creed?” [source]
“aren’t mormon congregations run by volunteers, rather than paid, career clergy?” [source]

“haven’t mormons set up an extremely low-interest student loan program so their people in third world countries can afford to get an education?” [source]

“don’t […]

Jun 15th 2007

crime reports from brigham young university

….will have you falling out of your chair laughing. some examples from the mormon school:

Disorderly Conduct
Sept. 19: An individual reported male students singing to female students outside of Hinckley Hall. The males were advised to leave due to complaints.
Suspicious Activity
Nov. 2: A student in Helaman Halls received a letter with a large sum […]

May 8th 2007

Mormon Politics

This article was recently submitted to all-encompassingly for publication. It is one of a series of informational posts intended to address widely-held misconceptions about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. –Admin
Mormons, as individuals, are very interested in the political world. As an early Mormon leader put it 1896, “We cannot as a […]

May 5th 2007

Tithing

This article was recently submitted to all-encompassingly for publication. It is one of a series of informational posts intended to address widely-held misconceptions about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. –Admin
Tithing is one tenth of a person’s income that is given to God. Tithing was a commandment given to the ancient prophets […]

May 5th 2007

Atonement of Jesus Christ

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Members of the Mormon Church view the atonement of Jesus Christ as the most important event in human history. It is the […]

Apr 28th 2007

PBS documentary: “the mormons”

This four-hour documentary brings together FRONTLINE and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE in their first co-production to provide a searching portrait of this fascinating but often misunderstood religion. Produced by award-winning filmmaker Helen Whitney (“Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero,” “John Paul II: The Millennial Pope”), the film will explore the richness, the complexities, and the controversies of […]

Mar 3rd 2007

Mormon Religion

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), or as it is often called, the Mormon Church, is the restored Church […]

Mar 3rd 2007

Anti-Mormon

This article was recently submitted to all-encompassingly for publication. It is one of a series of informational posts intended to address widely-held misconceptions about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. –Admin
Almost from the time Joseph Smith left the grove of trees after his First Vision, he faced persecution. Almost since the […]