“We wanted to do something that would demonstrate our belief in the Savior. We do a lot of stuff as a church and this is a way to reach out to other faiths and have them enjoy the season with us.” Zeke Campfield visits with Paul Baclawski and the Church in Northwest Oklahoma City.
The nomination of Mitt Romney as the GOP presidential candidate may have brought the Mormon faith into the mainstream, but Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch believes the religion still has a long way to go, according to Elizabeth Flock.
At the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Richmond, its members demonstrate the success the church has made in Latin America, the place of origin for many new converts. Read more on Rachel de Leon’s piece here.
Guy Hicks, a Mormon and former officer in the Army Reserve Special Forces, said there is a public misperception that members of the Mormon Church do not serve in the military. The participation of Mormons in the armed forces is roughly equivalent to their proportion of the population, according to David Alexander and Jennifer Dobner’s collaboration.
“Our focus has been on the particular needs of women and children,” Sharon Eubank, director of LDS Charities said recently. Read more of Joseph Walker’s report here.
“By now I was realizing I was the victim of my own preconceptions and prejudices about this faith and its worshippers.” Check out this and other of Richard Quest’s revelations here.
“I will never again support anything by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association,” said the Rev. Samuel Wynn. Find out who Wynn is and why he said what he did in Daniel Burke’s piece here.
“For it shall come to pass in that day, that every man shall hear the fulness of the gospel in his own tongue, and in his own language.” (Doctrine and Covenants 90:11). Learn more about the 199 congregations in Utah that hold services in languages other than English here, courtesy of Lee Davidson.