Motorcycles and Homosexuality

It was 1984 and my first job at age 16 was as a dishwasher at the restaurant where several of the servers were gay. The servers would constantly give me tips and compliments on the job I was doing, even as a dishwasher, and once one invited me to go out later for drinks. I declined on the basis of my Mormonism and that I didn’t drink alcohol. One of the servers, named Gary, later found out my love for motorcycles and wanted me to take him riding and teach…

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Which Sacred Text is Really the Word of God?

Sacred Texts by candlelight

Abraham is said to be the father of three religions; Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It was Abraham that first rejected the pagan gods of his father and became a monotheist that believed in the communication of the “one true God” to his subjects humankind. The Hebrews kept records of their revelations from this God and wrote them in what are now called Sacred Texts. Obviously not all writings about God and His revelations are accepted by all people as the true word of God, and it is from these splits…

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What do Mormons believe? | the short version

What do Mormons belief?

The formal name of the church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. They are called Mormons because of their belief that The Book of Mormon is a holy book on equal ground as the Holy Bible. It started out as a derisive term, but has since gained acceptance as a simpler way of referring to the denomination of believers. Sometimes the long church name is shortened to the initials LDS. The Mormon Church was founded in 1830 in New York State by Joseph Smith. Ten years prior…

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