First Presidency Statement on Priesthood Ordination

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints–––President Thomas S. Monson, center, 1st Councilor Henry B. Eyring, left, and 2nd Council Dieter F. Uchtdorf, right. Today the First Presidency released a statement on the question of priesthood ordination. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Office of the First Presidency … Read more

John Dehlin Doubles Down on President Monson’s Alleged Dementia

On June 16, 2014, John Dehlin went on Doug Fabrizio’s program Radio West and was interviewed about his impending Church disciplinary action. In the course of his interview, Dehlin was asked by Fabrizio about a possible “power vacuum” in Church leadership. Dehlin then made the following statement (around the 20 minute mark). Yeah, I’m cousins … Read more

“Have Nothing to do With Them”

One of the frescoes on the ceiling of Karlskirche in Vienna (completed in 1737) depicting either: (A) an angel burning the heretical works of a Protestant theologian or (B) Moroni torching the collected transcripts of John Dehlin’s podcast interviews and Kate Kelly’s “Six Discussions.” It has just been reported by the New York Times (and picked up … Read more

Familie Baal

I found this headstone in the Wiener Zentralfriedhof a year ago when I was exploring Austria. I rediscovered my picture of it last night as I was digging through my files. I really wish I could be a member of the Baal family. Seems to me that being the son of a Canaanite storm god … Read more