Tag Archives: lying for the Lord

How the LDS Church Trains Kids to Mislead and Confuse

21 September

Today we’re looking at information the Church has supplied to their youth who attend LDS Seminary. The kids involved (9th –12th grade) are basically 14-18 years old. Check out what it says in their ‘Doctrine and Covenants, and Church History’ Manual. “Lesson 152: The Coming Forth of the Pearl of Great Price,” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History […]


31 August

“On Being a Mormon Historian (and Its Aftermath),” in George D. Smith, ed., Faithful History: Essays on Writing Mormon History, 1992, p. 76“When Elder Packer interviewed me as a prospective member of Brigham Young University’s faculty in 1976, he explained: ‘I have a hard time with historians because they idolize the truth. The truth is not […]

Mormon Dilemma 77

10 October

Lying for the Lord Preach My Gospel, pg. 50; “When first teaching this doctrine, do not teach everything you know about it. Explain very simply that God chose two of His children, Adam and Eve, to become the first parents on earth. After their transgression they were subject to both sin and death. By themselves […]