Tag Archives: Latter-day Saints

LDS Gays’ & Lesbians’ Plight

A Word on the Plight of Gays and Lesbians (and on Singles) in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints By Ken K. Gourdin As I have pointed out in another public forum, one need not be a bigot, … Continue reading

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Controversial Monson Obituary

New York Times Makes Monson “Obituary” a Platform for Grievances of LDS Church Dissidents; Surprising—or Par for the Course? I Say It’s The Latter By Ken K. Gourdin Following the recent passing of Thomas S. Monson, president of the Church … Continue reading

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The U.S. May Not Have a Religious Test for Holding Public Office, But Perhaps Scotland Does By Ken K. Gourdin A member of the Scottish Parliament who is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has … Continue reading

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The “Imperfect” Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon: On Its “Imperfect Elegance,” and on Rejecting It Because of any Imperfections it Might Contain  By Ken K. Gourdin Another poster at Mormon Dialogue and Discussion faults Alma, chapter 32, which, in the Church of Jesus … Continue reading

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Bullying: Emerging Victorious

Can One Come Off Triumphant After Having Once Been a Target of Teasing, Taunting, and Bullying?  May I, Humbly, Submit Myself as “Exhibit A” That, Indeed, One Can?  By Ken K. Gourdin BYU’s Dan Peterson, who blogs on Sic et … Continue reading

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Deep Pockets and Abuse Cases

Looking for a “Deep Pocket”? The Alleged LDS Indian Student Placement Program Navajo Abuse Case By Ken K. Gourdin Attorneys for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are moving to quash a subpoena of President Thomas S. Monson … Continue reading

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Why Mormons Revere Joseph Smith

Do Mormons Worship Joseph Smith?  No.  But We Rightly Sing “Praise to the Man” for How He Brings People to Jesus Christ (Whom We DO Worship) By Ken K. Gourdin I recently responded to criticisms of Joseph Smith, the founder … Continue reading

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