Missions of the Church

January 22, 2009

As a teenager, one of the things we were taught over and over was that the Church had a three-fold mission: Perfect the Saints, Proclaim the Gospel, Redeem the Dead. This is the basis of all of the programs, lessons, ordinances, callings and everythingness of the Church. As I taught the gospel in Russia, however, […]


The Holy Garment

March 16, 2009

Q. What are magical Mormon underpants? We Mormons are usually pretty understanding and thick-skinned when it comes to questions about our faith, but it is offensive to us when some of our most sacred concepts are treated lightly.  The holy garment is one example. When I hear it called “magical underpants” I cringe.  I realize […]


Life After Death – Part 1

March 23, 2008

What happens after we die? What do Mormons believe about the afterlife? The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believes that there is a time after death in which souls await judgment and resurrection.


Responses to Questions

April 18, 2008

There have been many thought-provoking comments made, which stem from the polygamy article that I posted earlier this week.  However, the discussion has moved away from polygamy to prophets, authority, faith, trust and so forth.  I feel that I should post my answers to these questions where all can see them easily.  These are in […]


About the Authors

January 11, 2009

Thaddeus – I’m a mechanical engineer, an uncle, a frisbee enthusiast, and a child of God. I love talking about the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. My hope in starting this site is to provide a place for curious outsiders to learn about Mormons and to ask questions. I would love to talk with you.  Email […]