Monthly Archives: May 2012

“We Believe”

http://www.stiefelfreethoughtfoundation.org/webelieve.html “We Believe” Delivered March 24, 2012 by Todd Stiefel at the Reason Rally on the National Mall in Washington D.C. Introduction by Dave Silverman: Alright ladies and gentlemen, there are several kinds of activists out there. One kind of … Continue reading

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Is it right to try to influence others in the Church?

This is an interesting debate I continually have with myself. As a relatively new ‘non-believer’ I am still struggling with the aftermath of the painful realisation. From adjustments to relationships with TBM family and friends etc, to trying to come … Continue reading

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Moral Humanistic Values vs Christlike Attributes?

I know the Mormon Church teaches Christlike attributes, but are they really just teaching humanistic attributes? As an observation, I’ve found that other religions & athiests have these attributes too. In fact, I’ve found that other people outside of Mormonism … Continue reading

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Unrighteous Dominion, Spiritual Abuse by Mormon Priesthood Leaders

I just became aware of a young woman who became inactive from the Church for a few years & committed sins for which she now feels totally repentant. She struggled in the agony of remorse for many years, but now … Continue reading

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For me Honesty & Authenticity were & are still some of the most important virtues, yet my Church Lied to me! Watch “Lying For The Lord” on YouTube

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Sometimes it can be too painful to admit that we’ve been deceived – Self-deception

“Faith in a lie is a damnable false hope!” Any believing member of the Church needs to consider that we, ex-Mormons, were once believers too. As a Mormon for 46 years, & for my final 7 years as a Bishop, … Continue reading

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