Archive for October, 2018

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“Do You Have A Pig?”

TheDiscipleMD A number of years ago I was in a priesthood leadership meeting. That particular meeting we had invited a representative of the physical facilities to address us on how we could help teach the members of the church on how to properly treat and maintain our buildings. The gentlemen who came to speak to […]

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I Was A Teenage Mormon Zombie

TheDiscipleMD I was born and raised a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, or Mormon, as some prefer to call us. I grew up in the suburbs of Maryland just outside Washington D.C. so I was a religious anomaly in my schools. Yet, I blended in very well and grew […]

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The Twain Mile

TheDiscipleMD It was a typical hot Maryland summer  evening when I pulled into the church parking lot around 6 o’clock.  To my surprise there were about a dozen men camped out on the church lawn. They were a pitiful sight! Ragged, sweaty, and looking bewildered! As I got out of my car, I was approached by […]

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Coming Forth As Gold

TheDiscipleMD Recently a good friend of mine lamented to me that she found herself on her knees one night begging for the Lord’s mercy and divine intervention. When it didn’t arrive on time she related to me that she looked towards the heavens and cried, “Where are you?” My friends experience was very similar to […]

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