A Book and Eternity

I love (and often mention) the generalization we can derive from Jesus’ feeding of the 5,000 – where the lunch of a little boy could do the work of a man laboring for five months. Two completely incommensurate things, a small amount of bread and fish and the sweating of a man for 150 days. That gives me courage and tells me that God doesn’t need what I think is needed to accomplish His purposes. And if a writer is called to write, God can and will maximize resources – including hours and minutes – to get them to accomplish His outcomes. Not only does the finished product of a book reflect the way God has enabled an author to write, the book itself illustrates the relationship between time (the realm of where we live) and eternity (where God...

Reason #164: Because the LDS Church is a Corporate Investment Entity

I recently read an article that quotes a former employee of the LDS Church who has insider information about how this corporation — which he says is no longer a church, and hasn’t been for a long time — spends its billions of tax-free dollars. He shows that LDS leaders have been getting, and publishing, “revelations” telling church members to invest in everything from railroads to gold mines for decades. And now the LDS Corporation is itself one of the richest entities in the world. Read the eye-opening article here. For more information, see The Mormon Mirage 3rd Edition:  A Former Member Looks at the Mormon Church Today(Zondervan, 2009). Also available as an audiobook and as an expanded-text E-book for Nook, Kindle and other...