Latter-Day Saints: The Conclusion

We are here again at the end of yet another month. Each one is radically different from the next, with new challenges, new lessons, and new family members. The end-of-month post is bitter-sweet, the one I dread the most. Let’s see how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, like the faiths before it, changed my […]

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Our Mother, Who Art In Heaven…

Nope, that isn’t a misprint. In general, members of the LDS Church believe in the existence of a divine momma, however if you ever ask a member of the church about her, well… The concept of God the Father being the sire of us all isn’t so foreign in what we might call “mainstream Christianity,” […]

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Saying Goodbye to my LDS Home

Well, I promised I wouldn’t cry when I left my local Latter-day Saints home on Sunday and–it was tough–but I stayed strong. Months like July are rare for Project Conversion. Not only did I get a local faith community (the LDS church is 10 minutes away…when traffic is bad), a fantastic LDS following on the […]

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For the Love of Missionaries

If my heart and mind are clean sheets of glass for the year, my experience with each of Project Conversion’s Mentors is a unique fingerprint left upon the glass. No two are alike and each leaves an indelible mark upon my progress. Last night during a weekly meeting with my two young Mentors, something happened. The meetings […]

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Wanted: U.S. President. Mormons Need Not Apply.

I began Project Conversion to combat ignorance and fear of the religious unknown we harbor for our neighbors. There is a chance for healing among the homes, streets, and neighborhoods where we live, but is there hope for religiously blind politics? Religion plays an important role in the lives of many voters and is the scaffolding […]

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