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    A Lesson in Reading Scripture

    As I studied and took the class necessary to become a full-time Seminary instructor for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints last year (a full-time religious education teaching position for high…

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    The Case Against Wheat?

    Wheat, the staff of life, has been used by nearly every major civilization since the dawn of time, or at least the last 9000 years. This isn’t necessarily a good indicator that something…

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    Invictus: Two Latter-day Responses

    Invictus (“Unconquerable” or “Invincible”), by William Ernest Henley Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul.…

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    Dorner and his “Manifesto”

    The Guardian, published Osama Bin Laden’s “Open Letter to America” that expressed bin Laden’s reason and purpose for the September 2001 attacks on the New York City Trade Center towers. No one read…

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    Would You have Followed?

    In my previous ward I was called to teach the Valiant Boys in Primary (9-12 year olds). During my short time teaching them (almost a year), we studied and discussed topics in the…

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    On Honesty and Loving our Neighbor

    “To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest” (Mahatma Gandhi).  “Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom” (Thomas Jefferson).  “But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not…

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    Book of Mormon and Deliverance: Introduction

    Throughout Christian scripture are the consistently repeated themes of redemption, liberation, and reclamation. It is of interesting note that there is no real case of God’s children achieving these things through revolution on their…