Mormons need to think carefully when there is such a growing discrepancy between the beautiful racial and international diversity that characterizes our religion around the planet and the much narrower range that is evidenced among our most visible leaders.
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Will Mormons get an apostle of color this weekend, someone who represents the broadening international base of the LDS Church? And four other possible themes of General Conference.
What would a first-rate LDS hymnal look like for the early 21st century? What hymns would need to go, and what would be added?
Three cheers for the LDS Church for being willing to compromise. Other than “guilt by association,” there was no reason not to, since the BSA was already making accommodations to allow Mormon troops to select their own local leaders.
Mormons are witnessing an “assault on the family,” all right. In fact, we’re often leading the charge.
Meet the guy behind the Minions: Cinco Paul, one of the creators of the “Despicable Me” franchise, talks about how his Mormon faith has influenced his two decades of screenwriting.
“I worry that when we proclaim ourselves the only righteous humans, we plant the seeds of pride,” writes guest blogger Mitch Mayne. Responding to Elder Oaks’s question, “Who is on the Lord’s side?” Mayne affirms: “A lot of us.”
We need to decide, finally, that sacrament meeting is so important to us that we are ready to devote two women and two men to do this, and only this, as their sacred calling in the church.
Mormons believe that if we are to become like Christ, one thing we must learn to do is to die and be reborn. Fasting is that lesson for us, month in and month out.