Category: Gospel

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The Forgotten Women of the Nativity

Last month, I unpacked my nativity set with my toddler son, handling the smooth olivewood figures carved in Bethlehem for purchase by eager Christian tourists. We named the figures as we put them in...

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Guest Post: On Listening

By Anonymous* At church we talk a lot about developing ourselves spiritually, but we don’t often talk about being better listeners. The church teaches that we have a Heavenly Mother and Father and, though...

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Sacred Music Sunday: For the Beauty of the Earth

Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Gratitude is both a simple and a difficult topic....

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A Christmas Sacrament Meeting, the Sequel

Last Christmas, for the second consecutive year, I was charged with creating the Christmas Sacrament Meeting program in my local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) ward as part of my calling...

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Reclaiming The Great Apostasy

The Church takes a very dim view of the period between 100 A.D. and 1820.  Preach My Gospel, the manual for missionaries, uses the following words and phrases to describe 1700 years of humans worshipping...