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10 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About Mormons

10 Things Most Americans Don't Know About Mormons

Mormonism. Just the word often evokes strong emotions. But often, it also carries a lot of misconceptions. As a Mormon who lived in the “Buckle” of the Bible Belt, I had a lot of people admit: “I don’t know anything about Mormons.” So here are 10 things most Americans don’t know about Mormons! 1st. There Is No Such Thing As …

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5 Simple Ways for LDS Missionaries to Effectively Use Facebook

5 Simple Ways for LDS Missionaries to Effectively Use Facebook

I have had dozens of missionaries ask me for advice on how they can use Facebook effectively. I’ve even had members of Mission Presidencies ask me about tips for harnessing the power of social media for missionary work.  When Elder S. Gifford Nielsen came to my mission he charged us to become “franchise owners” in our areas. He explained that means …

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How The Kingdoms Of Glory Teach Us About Love

How The Kingdoms Of Glory Teach Us About Love

Recently I was studying the Kingdoms of Glory. As I read D&C 88:22-24 I had an epiphany. What if there was a correlation between the Kingdoms of Glory and their respective laws and love? What if the law we were abiding dictated our capacity to love or feel love? The more I studied the Kingdoms of Glory and love, the …

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You Don’t Need To Be Perfect To Be A Good Mormon

You Don’t Need To Be Perfect To Be A Good Mormon

We live in the age where everyone’s life is perfect. Or at least it looks that way. From the photos of models to the pictures on social media, everything and everyone life, dog, and family look flawless. Sometimes it even feels like everyone at church is perfect. They have amazing spouses, faithful children, and awesome testimonies. It makes those of us …

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A Big Lie Satan Tricks Mormons Into Believing

A Big Lie Satan Tricks Mormons Into Believing

When someone decides to stop going to the LDS Church typically it is because they have been offended or they feel judged by the shame culture. When this happens it becomes harder and harder to go to church. This is when Satan tricks them into believing that even though they know the gospel is true, they don’t need to actively live …

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3 Types Of “Testimonies” The Prophets Have Told Us To Avoid

3 Types Of “Testimonies” The Prophets And Apostles Have Told Us To Avoid

Testimony meeting is not meant to be an open mic event. It is not the appropriate forum for people to go on rants, confessions, publicity stunts or calls for attention. These are NOT testimonies. In a matter of fact, the prophets have actually told us the types of testimonies that are not appropriate. But just as important as knowing how …

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5 Things Every Single Mormon Needs To Remember

5 Things Every Single Mormon Needs To Remember

As I talk with single Mormons around the nation I often hear the disappointment and sometimes despair about their dating and marriage prospects. In a church that is so heavily focused on the family, a single member can often feel out of place and not understood. I know because I’ve felt this way. As a YSA when you compound being …

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Understanding The Relationship Between Grace And Works

Understanding The Relationship Between Grace And Works

Immortality, salvation, and eternal life are used interchangeably in Christianity and sometimes Mormons also use them interchangeably. However, they are not the same thing. Understanding their true meaning allows us to understand better the commandments and other Christians. But more importantly, understanding the difference between salvation and exaltation is key to understanding the relationship between grace and works. “Christians have …

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5 Signs You’re Dating the Right Person

5 Signs You're Dating the Right Person

When you are dating someone often you start to wonder, could this be the one?  Everyone has a list either written or unwritten. However, we should have realistic expectations and realize that we marry potential and not perfection. So how do you know if they are the right one? Here are five signs that they are the right one for …

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