“Why Religion Matters”

The Mormon Newsroom recently ran a 5-part series of articles about Why Religion Matters. Of course, the PR arm of a large Church is going to believe that religion matters. However, that doesn’t mean that you should just dismiss the series. It really is a good read. Part 1: Why Religion Matters: The Longing Within […]

Old Testament Institute Lesson – Week 2 (Genesis 3 – 11)

Here is the next entry in my series from the Old Testament Institute class that I’m teaching. These notes cover Genesis 3 – 11. I have decided not to include any pictures since I’m not sure of copyright issues with them. To recap… I’m a Stake Institute Teacher. I teach a group of about a […]

Old Testament Institute Lesson – Week 1 (Introduction, Genesis 1-2)

As I’ve mentioned before, my current calling is to be a Stake Institute Teacher. It is a very rewarding calling. I love meeting with the YSA and I love teaching, so it seems like a perfect calling. Previously we have studied the Pearl of Great Price, the Book of Mormon, The Gospel and the Productive […]

The place of religion in today’s world

I have an original Samsung Galaxy Tab (7″) that I read most of my news on. One of the best news apps is Huffington Post. They certainly do have a bias about some things, but when it comes to quantity of news articles, the app really can’t be beat. The app is also nice because […]

What’s Love Got to Do With It

A couple of months ago the Toronto Star report on a recent study on relationships, love, and marriage. The study “tracked nearly 2,500 couples – married or living together – from 2001 to 2007 to identify factors associated with those who remained together, compared with those who divorced or separated.” Here are a few of […]

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