This episode of the Mormon Chronicle podcast is presented by Ezra Taylor, Brian Mecham and the letter T.
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According to many online sources, May 21st, 2011 is the end of the world, the rapture, judgment day, etc. (It might be nice if we could postpone it until Sunday after Sacrament meeting is over (more souls saved, right?)).
The perils of labeling various Mormons (TBM’s vs. NOM’s)
It seems that the New Order Mormons didn’t like one of the articles we posted by Ezra Taft Benson:
One of the specific statements mentioned by the NOM’s was this:
“These false educational ideas are prevalent in the world, and we have not entirely escaped them among teachers in our own system. There are a few teachers within the Church who, while courting apostasy, still want to remain members of the Church, for being members makes them more effective in misleading the Saints. But their day of judgment is coming, and when it does come, for some of them it would have been better, as the Savior said, that a millstone had been put around their necks and they had drowned in the depths of the sea, than to have led away any of the youth of the Church.”
(Source: http://forum.newordermormon.org/viewtopic.php?t=21001 )
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Speaking of the Church being true…
“Active Latter-day Saints want their church to provide a “frank and honest” presentation of church history, unvarnished by attempts to sugar-coat the past in order to make it more palatable.”
“That’s one finding to come from a new e-mail survey done by the family and church history department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.”
The survey also showed:
“…want to get their information about history from the church but ‘don’t want to hear it in Sunday School. They want Sunday activities to be devotional and inspirational.’”
Ezra Taylor discusses this article from the Salt Lake Tribune: Some LDS conservatives worship political dogma
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