Archive for August, 2013

  • What does it cost to be a Mormon?

    Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

    The simple answer is “Everything.” The longer answer is that when you join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, you promise to devote your time, talents, and resources. In dollars and cents, we pay 10% of our increase in tithing. That’s about 10% of our paycheck. We pay a fast offering once a […]

  • What is fasting?

    Thursday, August 8th, 2013

    For Mormons, fasting has three active components. Go without food, pray, contribute money. Typically the first Sunday of each month is a Fast Sunday. We abstain from food and drink for two consecutive meals. No food: You could eat lunch on Saturday and not eat dinner on Saturday and not eat breakfast on Sunday, and […]