“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.
Lane Williams writes, “one of my biggest criticisms of the news coverage of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the mainstream press has been that it seems to use the word cult in describing the church too often.” Read more here.
During the last two weeks, nearly five times the typical number of young Latter-day Saints have begun the application process to serve as full-time missionaries. See why in Joseph Walker’s article here.
Comedic political analyst Stephen Colbert sat down with The Killer’s Brandon Flowers and discussed the band’s clean-cut reputation, how presidential candidate Mitt Romney is a fan, and the band’s Mormon affiliation. Check out Connor Murphy’s piece here.
Amanda Read writes why it would be unethical and unchristian to not vote for Romney based on his LDS faith.
“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.
All should feel an urgency today in seeing that young men consistently fulfill their duty to God. Read more of Jason Swenson’s Q&A with Brother David L. Beck here.
What do Mormons think about the spotlight shining on their faith community now that one of their own is a presidential candidate? Find out how Carla Hinton weighs in here.
Everyone agrees: Mitt Romney is not like his father. Read more about the father-son dynamic by John R. Bohrer here.