Tag Archives: LDS

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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Utah Mormon, Through-and-Through

Yes, I Am a “Utah Mormon,” Dyed-in-the-Wool, True-Blue, Through-and-Through: Why I’m Proud to Call Myself a “Utah Mormon,” Even if Some of My Brethren and Sisters Among My Fellow Saints Who Hail From Points Hence Do, It Seems, Misguidedly Use … Continue reading

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Fiction: Deanna, Chapter 5

Deanna: A Story of Love and Change © 1997, 2017, All Rights Reserved By Ken K. Gourdin Five January 16-January 30 Not long after that, Mike approached me and dropped another bombshell as I was going to work.  Actually, I’d … 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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UNCW’s Mike Adams: “My Classes are Not ‘Safe Spaces'”

UNC-W’s Mike Adams Rightly Warns the Snowflakes on Campus That His Classes Are Not “Safe Spaces,” But the Professor Has a Huge Blind Spot  By Ken K. Gourdin University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s (UNC-W’s) Professor of Criminology Mike Adams … Continue reading

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Youth, Religion, and Disaffection

A Conversation About Youth Disaffection from Religion By Ken K. Gourdin In a thread about youth disaffection, both from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and from religion in general, I wrote: For what little my input (as … Continue reading

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The “Protestant” Community of Christ

In Response to My Comment that Community of Christ Worship Strikes Me as Very Protestant and Wondering Why the World Needs Yet Another Protestant Denomination, A Community of Christ Member Reminds Me That the World Needs More People of Faith, … 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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Mercedes-Benz vs. LDS Church

Impasse: Mercedes-Benz USA Wanted to Name the Street on Which Its Headquarters is Located After the Iconic Automobile—But It’s the Same Street on Which the Atlanta Georgia LDS Temple is Located. What To Do? By Ken K. Gourdin As it … Continue reading

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On Effective PR and “Spinning”

On the Raison D’etre of the Public Affairs Department of the Church of Jesus Christ, on the Purpose of Such Departments More Generally, and on the Allegation that Public Relations/PR People “Spin” By Ken K. Gourdin Hat-tip to Mark L. … Continue reading

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