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Personal Revelation (or Inspiration) and the LDS Church Leadership

Julienna Viegas-Haws, in an op-ed piece in sltrib.com, gives her definition of a progressive Mormon as one who is less likely than traditional Mormons to believe in:  “obedience to authority above personal inspiration” and “the unquestioned authority of the leaders … Continue reading

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Suggested Actions for Members Struggling with the Recent LDS Letter on Same-sex Marriage

LDS Church leaders recently had an official letter read to the teen and adult membership reiterating the Church’s stand that marriage is an institution for one man and one woman (against Mormon gay marriages).  For those struggling with the Church’s … Continue reading

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Why Is My LDS Church Being So Trenchant?

In a recent document to be read to members in July (2015), the LDS Church leadership comments on the recent SCOTUS ruling regarding same-sex marriage: Consistent with our fundamental beliefs, Church officers will not employ their ecclesiastical authority to perform … Continue reading

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