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Notes of June 23 2013 - World-wide Leadership Broadcast

jiminycricket June 2013

While streaming the broadcast live on my windows media player, I sat at my wonderful new IBM clicky-keyboard and wrote the following. Every so often I would get bored and would look over to the video to see the deathly panic in the eyes of the apostles speaking. This was truly a VERY BORING - UNINSPIRING BROADCAST.

Called to be a Chapel Missionary

pewsitter June 2013

A Mormon disabled friend called me today. He and his wife had a meeting with their SP [stake president] last night. is SP told them the church was starting a new missionary program where the missionaries would be at the chapel every day giving tours of the building, lessons to investigators and less active members.

I used tithing to pay off the house

evergreen June 2013

Instead of paying tithing the last 5 years, I saved the money and paid off the house this week. Woohoo!!!!!!!!

D&C 132 - Your Thoughts as a Mormon

Ex-CultMember June 2013

So, somehow LDS Inc has NOT subtly taken out or changed the wording in D&C 132, which to me is one of the most appalling and testimony damaging official, church approved literature out there.

Analysis of latest LD$ Church financial data filed w/ Canada's tax agency.

Widget June 2013

The CRA info. reveals that the LDS Church has played a money shell-game with "tithes and offerings" from duped and sacrificing Canadian members. Latter-day Saints have been kept in the dark by Mormonism's senior priesthood leadership about how their donated funds have been used. Thankfully, regulations in Canada and some other nations have forced the "true" corporation partially pull back its financial curtain.

Hinckley's Record as a Prophet

steve benson June 2013

From the Flip-Flop-It "Prophet":

Gordon B. Hinckley defends historic doctrinal Mormon racism but says he doesn't understand the basis for it.

Plus, other GBH gems

Reactivation attempt?

pigsinzen June 2013

My neighbor, who also happens to be 1st counselor in the bishopric, stopped by tonight to drop off a Hersey's bar with a Happy Father's day note. He was with two of his sons and he was still full suit and tie. Mind you this was 3 1/2 hours after their block ended. A nd his car was gone for most of the day. I 'm so glad he got to spend time with his kids on Father's day. Anyways, I appreciate the chocolate and all. But I couldn't help being reminded about the recent posts on here about how they are going to try and reactivate the inactives.

Poor = Unworthy

Tupperwhere June 2013

That's something that always bothered me about the church. My family was pretty well off. We lived in a nice sub-division full of dr's, dentists, lawyers. One part of our ward was across a busy street in another sub-division. It wasn't poor like a slum, it was just more middle and lower class. Or so I was often reminded by my family and other ward members.

Email exchange with bishop regarding masturbation

copostmo June 2013

I resigned my membership in the Church a few months ago. My wife and kids are still active. My son turns 14 later this month, and a few weeks ago, I met with our bishop to express my desire that he not discuss the private details of my children’s sexuality during his interviews with them.

Your Money or Your Eternal Life!

anointedone June 2013

Excellent post by Steve Bloor, a former bishop, showing tithing is not a voluntary donation but coercion by a fraudulent organisation. I have his permission to re-post on this board. In my own case I was conned out of far more than the figure stated in the title but that ($100,000) would be typical for many, low for some and high for others.