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Open Letter to Helston Ward Members On the Occasion of the 40th Anniversary of Mormon Chapel in Helston. Ex-Bishop Stephen Bloor Reaches Out to his Mormon Friends .

Being a recent ex-Bishop of the Ward, I want to extend a message of love and hope to you as you celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the chapel in Helston.

I want to reassure you, my Mormon friends, that life can be even more wonderful outside of the belief system. Continue reading

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Is Dissent Tantamount To Apostasy

“Neither fear of consequence nor any kind of coercion should ever be used to secure uniformity of thought in the Church. People should express their problems and opinions and be unafraid to think without fear of ill consequences. We must preserve freedom of the mind in the church and resist all efforts to suppress it.” Continue reading

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God Lives! And He’s in My Brain! (Part 2)

“Everyone around the world who has a concept of god or gods has this concept by virtue of the capability of their own mind to create imaginary beings in their minds.” Continue reading

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God Lives! And He’s in My Brain!

“There is a whole world of amazing scientific explanations for the processes involved in “know(ing) by the whispering of the Spirit of God”, but many dare not consider, truly consider, anything outside of their own belief system.” Continue reading

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Some Ideas Are Like Viruses To The Mind

“Some ideas & beliefs are dangerous, in that once believed they can hijack a believer’s ability to think rationally. This includes the beliefs and practices of organisations which use techniques of ‘mind control’ or ‘undue influence’.”

“The Mormon Church SELLS us a fantasy about Eternal Life which damages our ability to reach our potential in this life.” Continue reading

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Our Beliefs Blind Us To Reality

“The eye only sees what the mind is prepared to accept” ~ Robertson Davies Continue reading

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Dear Believer, Why Do You Believe? ~ By Lance Miles

“There has been a lot of talk about ‘Truth’. The church is true. The Book of Mormon is true. The Gospel is true. My question is, what is truth? Can we test truth? How do we determine truth? Is truth found in prayer alone?” Continue reading

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