Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Young Women Survey

Excerpts of LDS Young Women Survey
LDS Young Women Survey Results (1300 responses)

These are the results so far of a totally anonymous survey about women's experience in the LDS YW program.  The aim of this survey is to assist leaders in understanding the experience of women in the LDS YW program.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Quorum of 70 member loss of belief

Excerpts of Some Mormons Search the Web and Find Doubt By Laurie Goodstein, New York Times (front page), July 20, 2013.
Hans Mattsson ... became an "area authority" overseeing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout Europe.

When fellow believers in Sweden first began coming to him with information from the Internet that contradicted the church's history and teachings, he dismissed it as "anti-Mormon propaganda," the whisperings of Lucifer. He asked his superiors for help in responding to the members' doubts, and when they seemed to only sidestep the questions, Mr. Mattsson began his own investigation.

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Provo and Cedar City Utah 2nd in nation for guns at airports

Roswell, NM had the highest rate of attempts of taking guns through airport security checkpoints (8.5 per 100,000 passengers).  Provo and Cedar City are tied for second place, at 6.5 per 100,000 passengers.