Tag Archives: David Bednar

Mormon Terminology: Discernment

23 August

New Era, ‘Questions and Answers, What is the gift of discernment?,’ June 2018 “The scriptures talk about the “discerning of spirits” as a gift of the Spirit (1 Corinthians 12:10; D&C 46:23). It means “to understand or know something through the power of the Spirit. … It includes perceiving the true character of people and the source […]

General Conference Saturday Talk Summaries, April 2017

10 April

 The first weekend of April 2017 proved to be a busy one for the Church with their bi-annual conference. Once again, the stage was filled to the brim with no shortage of ‘inspired’ speakers. Regrettably, the 39 speeches in all six sessions contained the same message, which amounted to nothing but a reminder to members; […]

General Conference October 2013 Purchasing Your Way into Heaven

10 October

A few weeks ago I received an e-mail from a friend of mine that follows our blog asking me why the Church doesn’t divulge their financial statements. I responded that the Church hasn’t publicly released a financial statement for decades now. Several days later she forwarded an e-mail to me that she received from the […]