What Does the Book of Mormon Refute?

This is the third of six posts answering a series of questions raised by President Russell M. Nelson in the October 2017 general conference. So far, I have discussed what the Book of Mormon is and what it affirms. Today, I am listing some of the fallacies it refutes. It refutes the concept of original sin,... Continue Reading →

Should We Always Give to Beggars?

What do you do when someone approaches you on the street and asks you for money? Because of the location where I work, I have that experience fairly regularly, and I must admit that my response is inconsistent. Sometimes, I give them money. Sometimes, I politely decline to give. And sometimes, I ignore them completely.... Continue Reading →

What Are “Bowels of Mercy?”

In the scriptures, the word "bowels" is often associated with compassion or empathy. For example: The Apostle Paul encouraged the members of the church in Colossae to "put on...bowels of mercies" (Colossians 3:12). He pleaded with the saints at Phillipi, "if there be any...bowels and mercies," then they should be unified and kind to one... Continue Reading →

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