Tag Archives: humanitarian assistance

The LDS Church Needs to Do More, Much More

The LDS Church has been on the defensive about it’s humanitarian assistance ever since it was recently reported that it has $100 billion in one of it’s rainy-day funds. In a subsequent news release, LDS Charities announced that it had … Continue reading

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Why the LDS Church Doesn’t Contribute More to Humanitarian Causes

Aaron Miller, who teaches nonprofit management and ethics in the Romney Institute at BYU, has two excuses why the LDS Church doesn’t contribute more to humanitarian causes. Unexpected negative impacts It’s hard to do. To quote Aaron: A recent study by my … Continue reading

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LDS General Conference Talks Encourage Humanitarian Service

It’s October, and General Conference time for the Latter-day Saint faithful.  And this year (2019), 2 talks highlighted the importance of service. Apostle Dieter F. Uchtdorf explained that life is an adventure and that we should make the most of … Continue reading

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Christian (Including LDS) Theology: Who Is Your Neighbor?

Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women General President, in a recent LDS General Conference talk related the following story: Sister Linda K. Burton told the story of a stake Relief Society president who working with others, collected quilts for people in … Continue reading

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