Author Archives: kenngo1969

About kenngo1969

Just as others must breathe to live, I must write. I have been writing creatively almost ever since I learned to write, period! I have written fiction, book- and article-length nonfiction, award-winning poetry, news, sports, features, and op-eds. I hope, one day, to write some motivational nonfiction, a decent-selling novel, a stage play, and a screen play.

In the Thick of Thin Things

Of Dreams, and Treasures, and Excellence—And Poop By Ken K. Gourdin A few weeks ago, while I don’t remember what it was about, I had a dream. (Well, I have many dreams, only some of which are likely to be … Continue reading

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Clippers Lead Jazz 2-1: Series Over?

National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers Lead the Utah Jazz 2-1 in Their Best-of-Seven First Round Playoff Series; Does the Clippers’ Victory on the Jazz Home Floor Mean That the Series is Already Over? One Utah Writer Apparently Thinks So … Continue reading

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Of Desires and of Sorrows

Of Desires, and Of Sorrows By Ken K. Gourdin Another poster at Mormon Dialogue and Discussion has suffered some kind of a reversal of fortune lately which he implied has affected both his outlook and the tone of his posts … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom—For All

Religious Freedom for Me, But Not for Thee? Have Evangelicals Turned from Defending Islam and Muslims in the Bush Era to Discriminating Against Them in the Trump Era? By Ken K. Gourdin I think this item from The Atlantic is … Continue reading

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Player Discipline at BYU

A Comment on the Suspension of then-BYU Receiver Cody Hoffmann A Few Years Ago By Ken K. Gourdin A few years ago, then-Brigham-Young-University football receiver Cody Hoffmann was suspended for a game for an unspecified violation of team rules. See … Continue reading

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Why The Book of Mormon

Why (Study) The Book of Mormon? By Ken K. Gourdin In the recently concluded General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Thomas S. Monson promised that members of the Church would be blessed if they … Continue reading

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ERISA and Charities

Should Charitable, Church-Run Organizations Be Subject to ERISA?  A “Yes” Answer Would Affect Their Ability to Carry Out Their Charitable Missions by Subjecting Them to Prohibitive Costs  By Ken K. Gourdin Salt Lake City’s Deseret News recently carried coverage from … Continue reading

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