Bruce R McConkie

Is Mormon Doctrine, Doctrine?

Mormon Doctrine, by Bruce R. McConkie, is one of the most quoted and referenced books by anti-Mormons trying to discredit the church. It’s also a book Mormons shy away from. Why? Because it’s chock full of controversial statements without any sugar coating. So is it really doctrine, or just the opinions of one Apostle? Who…

How to react to missionaries at your door

Funny Mormon Missionary Comics

  I found these little gems in the deepest depths of the internet (MySpace – don’t ask why I was on MySpace). I asked the creator if I could put them on the site. Not only did he say yes, but he even gave permission to put our URL on them. Thanks, guy who preferred…

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Finally, an LDS Response to “Wear Pants to Church” Day

I’m sure you’re all familiar with the controversial “Wear Pants to Church” movement. If not, read this article first. To summarize, there was a grassroots movement that started on facebook to encourage women to wear pants to church. The reaction from members was shameful. Participating women were berated online, ridiculed at church, and some even…

Dead Body with Clipping Path

If You Come Home Early, It Better be in a Body Bag

This post isn’t for future missionaries, but for their fathers. We were exhausted from a blisteringly hot day of wandering the streets of northern Brazil. We sat slumped on our respective beds with the fans blowing directly on us, our ties loosened, too tired and sweaty to change just yet. In a brief moment of…

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No Investigators, No Dinner

Rules for meal times vary from mission to mission, but more and more missionaries seem to be going home hungry. This is a result of the “No investigators, no dinner” policy. This basically means that missionaries are no longer allowed to  have dinner at the houses of members unless there’s an investigator present. There are…