Ensign Survey

Via LDS Media Talk… The Church’s Ensign magazine has just posted an online survey to gather information to help make the Ensign even better. Please take a moment to take the survey. I took the survey. It only took a few minutes. There questions about which sections you read, what you would like to read, […]

Request for Family History Consultants to Find Evaluators for the New FamilySearch.org Web Site

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is developing a new version of the FamilySearch.org Web site. This new Web site will help individuals identify ancestors and link them to families, and it will help Church members perform temple ordinances for their ancestors. Can you volunteer an hour of time to help evaluate this […]

Survey: Many believe in divine intervention

The Associated Press (seen on CNN) has an article about how most people believe that God will save people’s lives: When it comes to saving lives, God trumps doctors for many Americans. An eye-opening survey reveals widespread belief that divine intervention can revive dying patients. And, researchers said, doctors “need to be prepared to deal […]

Math + religion = Trouble

This article from the Toronto Star is 7 months old, and I’ve had a draft sitting waiting to be posted since then. Which math-phobic among us has not beseeched God for help with another colon-clenching algebra or calculus exam? Had we heeded the words of the German mathematician Leopold Kronecker, perhaps we would have realized […]

Official Church videos web site

Another update to the listing of Official web sites of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints… Did you know the Church has a sub-domain (actually a redirect to another part of the site) that is exclusively for videos? Well, http://videos.lds.org/ has scripture resource videos, firesides, and even The World Report (the news show […]

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