Author Archives: SteveBloor

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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Achievements Of Tom Phillips Fraud Case Against Thomas S Monson

The Mormon Church has been changed by being challenged.
In essence, the Church has been changed in several ways by the process of Tom Phillips challenging the Truth Claims of the Church. Continue reading

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Our Thoughts On The Monson Fraud Case

“Whatever the ruling today, we may be sure that this is about to become bigger and broader. Today will be a beginning of one kind or another.” Continue reading

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Bishops Who Don’t Believe: Can The Church Support Them?

I personally know of several Mormon Bishops and other priesthood leaders who have ‘lost’ their testimonies:

Some, of the Church;
Some, of the gospel;
Some, of Joseph Smith;
Some, of God and religion! Continue reading

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Mormon Disclosures: Fraud Case First Day Official Release

Phillips’ legal team clarified that religions are not above the law. They cited examples of lay and clerical members of religious institutions convicted of serious crimes in the United Kingdom. Focusing in on the case at hand, Phillips’ attorneys showed how specific LDS Church representations, particularly its deceptive use of the term, “translate,” are consistent with the illicit acts covered in the United Kingdom’s Fraud Act of 2006. Continue reading

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The Illusion of Asymmetric Insight

Originally posted on You Are Not So Smart:
The Misconception:  You celebrate diversity and respect others’ points of view. The Truth: You are driven to create and form groups and then believe others are wrong just because they are others.…

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“The Church Is True, But The Members Aren’t!” – Why We Fear & Hate The Truth

“If the Church truly valued the Christlike compassion it avows, then Bishops and Stake Presidents around the world would be concerned about the emotional welfare of those who are going through the trauma of the faith crisis.” Continue reading

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