Archive for October, 2013

  • How can Mormons say their church is the only true church?

    Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

    Because of the restoration. A restoration is to bring something back. In the beginning God created Adam and Eve. Adam was the first prophet on the earth. A prophet is a man who speaks with God in behalf of the people on the earth. Throughout the history of the earth people have followed God and […]

  • Do Mormons drink Coke?

    Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

    Some do and some don’t. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints are commanded to follow The Word of Wisdom (Doctrine & Covenants 89), a law of health given as a revelation to Joseph Smith in 1833. The Word of Wisdom gives some specific don’ts. Don’t drink wine. We interpret this to me […]

  • Why I’m a Mormon

    Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

    Because I grew up a Mormon. Because it’s what I know, what I’ve always known. ┬áBecause I’ve read The Book of Mormon and prayed to know it is true and had a warm assuring presence tell me it’s true. Because I see the fruits of living a Mormon life: spiritual, emotional, and physical health from […]

  • Why do Mormons stockpile food?

    Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

    In church we had a lesson on what kind of preparations we’d make now if we knew there would be an economic downturn in 6-18 months. The discussion of self reliance in the areas of spirituality, education, finances, gardening, emergency preparedness, and employment soon escalated into sharing “what if” scenarios and I started to feel […]

  • Why won’t there be any Mormons at church this Sunday?

    Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

    Instead of seeing a parking lot full of cars from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm this Sunday, the parking lots of Mormon buildings will be vacant. That’s because we’ll be at home watching church for much more than our usual three hours.   Twice a year we participate in General Conference, in October and April. […]