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The Futility and Brutality of Mormon Excommunication

We should stand up in defence of the most vulnerable in society including those who may question the prevailing dogma within their group identity.  Continue reading

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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!

“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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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 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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Does Mormon Culture Have To Define Us For Life?

Instead of being limited by the expectations of the cynically self-serving and restrictive religious culture of Mormonism, I am free to define myself. To live my one life according to the dreams and aspirations I decide. To truly become all that human beings have the potential to become. Continue reading

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