Sitting on a shelf gathering dust

Food storage is a good example of the divide between liberal and conservative schools of thought. Not all LDS believe in keeping a three months’ supply of food, of course. While it’s been discussed as recently as 2007, I think food storage was always a “soft” commandment. Like journaling and genealogy, some LDS keep a […]

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Mormons and fraud

The SLTribune has a great article today on Mormons and fraud. According to the article, Utah doesn’t rank #1 in fraud anymore, but it’s still up there. In an effort to combat this, several groups have organized “Fraud College” at Utah Valley State University. But, guess who has opted out of participating? The CoJCoLDS!!! The […]

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Good Church; Bad Church-State

Kudos to the LDS Church for helping Haitians following the earthquake – $4.25 million in aid and counting! No kudos LDS Church/Utah for having lots of members/citizens having their homes foreclosed upon. Utah is just trailing my state, Florida, in foreclosures, but comes in at #5 overall. What gives Utah? (And please don’t turn this […]

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LDS Inc. owns .7% of Florida

My brother-in-law came to visit last weekend. As science geeks, we tried to see a shuttle launch while he was here (the launch was canceled 11 minutes before liftoff because of weather – ugh!). On the way to watch the launch we stopped by Deseret Citrus and Cattle Ranch to see the Mormon Church’s ranching […]

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