Tag Archive | church discipline

I Choose Not to Dispute

A call for prayer and fasting on the topic of the Guide and Standard was offered this past week – to fast and pray on Saturday, April 14. Well, I did fast and pray yesterday, but my efforts were directed in a different direction. That’s just the way it turned out. Nevertheless, I do have […]

Save Two Churches Only

“I was answered that I must join none of them, for they were all wrong; and the Personage who addressed me said that all their creeds were an abomination in his sight; that those professors were all corrupt; that: “they draw near to me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me, they […]

Please Believe – A Love Story

I’ve been tempted to write this message to you, my friends, many times before, but it never seemed like the right time.  Now, obviously, it is.  It’s the right time because now I can write it without judgment, without rancor, and in profound peace. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has changed – […]

Priesthood Keys – And Blessed are Ye if Ye have no Disputations Among You

In Helaman 10:4-5, the Lord told Nephi, the son of Helaman – and father of Nephi the Nephite disciple – the following: Blessed art thou, Nephi, for those things which thou hast done; for I have beheld how thou hast with unwearyingness declared the word, which I have given unto thee, unto this people. And thou hast not […]

Of Those Who Tarried……..Re-write 2/24/15

Do you ever get tired, just tired…..of living?  Do you ever get tired of constantly striving to overcome the burdens of this world? Tired of always trying to become better than you are?  Perhaps tired of aches and pains or physical challenges, or of constantly comparing yourself unfavorably to others whose bodies, faith, or talents […]