Tag Archives: Mormon Church

Following the Holy Spirit & Happily-Ever-After Endings

On Following the Holy Spirit, and on Tidy, “Happily-Ever-After” Endings By Ken K. Gourdin Another poster at Mormon Dialogue and Discussion asks, essentially, what if someone follows a prompting that he perceives to be from the Holy Spirit, and doesn’t … 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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Thoughts on a Faithless Paradigm

The Faithless Paradigm, or, Ken, The Paradigm Pirate By Ken K. Gourdin As difficult as it is for me to imagine a workable worldview and/or a set of ethics without faith being a big part of the picture, if someone … 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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In Honor of Richard I. Norby

En l’honneur de mon frère Richard Norby, Coeur d’lion By Ken K. Gourdin Notwithstanding the fact that some of my roots extend back to France, nonetheless, while I speak passable Spanish, alas, I have never learned French. Thus, I am … Continue reading

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Power of Covenant-Keeping II

On Obedience, Covenant-Keeping, the Word of Wisdom of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the Ability to Participate in the Church’s Highest Ordinances  By Ken K. Gourdin In the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, observant … Continue reading

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On Trials and on How We Respond

A Brief Comment on the Plight of Gays in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, But Mostly on Trials and on How We Respond to Them More Generally By Ken K. Gourdin I recently contributed the following to … Continue reading

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