104: The CES Podcast (for the rest of us): Episode 2 – Matthew 6-13

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103: The CES Podcast (for the rest of us): Episode 1 – Matthew 1-5

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Prayer Theory

Every faith tradition has some form of prayer. No matter their concept of deity; God, Allah, ancestors, whomever, each has a way of addressing their object(s) of worship. There is beauty, insight and understanding in the vastly diverse rituals and observances of other...


“Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of anything”—God at Mt. Sinai I hope the day will come when no one in this world will pledge allegiance to the flag of their country, and our only loyalty will be to the welfare of all...

Priesthood Power

A few years ago I acquired a 1954 vintage copy of “Priesthood and Church Government,” by John Widtsoe. I devoured it. Despite its flaws, it’s a fascinating book. I could easily sum up the book in one word: patriarchy.  I don’t mean that facetiously. I mean that...

Who is Lucifer Really?: A Rebuttal

As Mormons, we believe that Heavenly Father presented a plan for his spirit children in the preexistence.  In this great Council in Heaven, Jesus was selected to be the one through whom redemption would be brought about through his intense suffering. However, Lucifer...

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"It is not as a child that I believe and confess Jesus Christ. My hosanna is born of a furnace of doubt." (Fyodor Dostoevsky)