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Missionary Use of Public Library Computers

July 24, 2012 by

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Democrats_win recently wrote a post in DemocraticUnderground.com stating that Mormon missionaries are using public library computers to do church business as well as some other untrue allegations regarding many different issues.  Let’s see if we can work through each false statement.  There are many. So if Mormon “missionaries” must use computers to recruit people to tithe […]

Use of Fast Offerings

July 18, 2012 by

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David Mason writes in the Washington Post… “Everyone in the United States has some sense of the mythic collectivism embedded in Mormon culture. Mormons, go the legends, can travel, willy-nilly, throughout the country and find their needs met everywhere. Mormons need only ask their local bishops to get money to pay mortgages and car loans, […]

The Elephant in the Room

July 13, 2012 by

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Kevin M. Jackson recently wrote an article The Elephant in the Room: Mitt’s Mormon Faith, here is some fact checking on his work. The Mormon faith teaches that God the Father was initially a regular man who had a wife and they both lived on a celestial planet. They conceived and produced celestial offspring which […]

Spiritual Money

July 11, 2012 by

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In Bloomberg Businesweek Caroline Winter writes an article entitled “How the Mormons Make Money”.  In this article there are a few misleading and misrepresented facts.  She writes… “Says Quinn: “In the Mormon worldview, it’s as spiritual to give alms to the poor, as the old phrase goes in the Biblical sense, as it is to […]

Mormons quit church “en masse”

July 5, 2012 by

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The Salt Lake Tribune published an article titled “Mormon group quits LDS Church en masse” This article reports about this group writing letters to have their names removed from the records of the church, then lists reasons why some of the people chose to leave. None of which is a problem here at Mormon Fact […]

Afraid of Mormons

July 5, 2012 by

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In BU Today, Rich Parsons writes: “The average Mormon spends something like 20 hours per week in activities at their local congregation.” While it may certainly feel like that much it’s not. It may be particularly difficult to define “the average Mormon”, as there certainly are some individual members who do spend 20 hours per-week […]

Antagonizing Joseph Smith

July 3, 2012 by

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Frank Daniels III writes in The Tennessean: “Smith persuaded the Nauvoo city council to declare the newspaper a public nuisance, and he was ordered to destroy the newspaper and the press.” The minutes of the meeting of the Nauvoo city council for 10 June 1844, when the Nauvoo Expositor was declared a nuisance and ordered […]