Is the Mormon Church Buying Real Estate Near BYU With Cash?

For several years I have tried repeatedly to purchase a condo, house or apartment near BYU in Provo, Utah for my children so they don’t continue to live in unreinforced masonry structures that may collapse during the next major earthquake. Each time I lose out to a cash buyer. This week I made a full-price […]

Why Won’t Mormon-Owned Newspaper DeseretNews.com Allow the Word Democide?

Mormon-owned newspaper DeseretNews.com will not allow the word democide (“the murder of any person or people by their government, including genocide, politicide and mass murder”). To prove it for yourself, Google site:www.deseretnews.com democide In contrast, Google site:www.deseretnews.com gun control I submitted this comment to the article on DeseretNews.com entitled In our opinion: In the wake […]

Today’s Mormon Church May Not Have Sent Me on a Mission

by Robert John Stevens, October 22, 2017 On October 20, 2017, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released Standard Interview Questions for Prospective Missionaries (see also my saved copy). If these new questions were in place, I wouldn’t have been able to serve a mission because I had a serious speech disorder—I stuttered […]

Archaeologist says he has found actual Mountain Meadows Massacre graves; it’s not on LDS-owned land

Another historic case for the 2nd Amendment where people are murdered after they are asked to disarm: The militiamen, who included prominent pioneers and church officers, guaranteed the migrants safe passage if they laid down their arms and followed them north. The migrants agreed, only to be lured to their deaths. On a predetermined signal, […]

Religiously Unaffiliated Young Adults Soars to 39%

Young, single Mormons: Don’t think moving to the DC area will be sunshine. For most of the week you’d be alone in your religious convictions and your time to meet and mingle with those of your faith will be short and limited. Look also at the graph at how your generation is abandoning religion.

Love Thy Neighbor Without Stealing: Can Mormons Provide Shelters for the Homeless Without Supporting Government Theft?

by Robert John Stevens, March 29, 2017 A church friend sent me a link to the article How Utah Keeps the American Dream Alive. After reading it, here are my comments. The Mormon Church encourages and supports government-forced redistribution of wealth by taxation to build and maintain homeless shelters in Salt Lake City. Taxation is […]

Joe Alfandre Tours the Kentlands: One of the Most Successful Planned Communities in America

by Robert John Stevens, March 2, 2017 Joe Alfandre is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was in my ward in Potomac, Maryland. He created the Kentlands, one of the most successful planned communities in America and a model for all subsequent planned communities to study. In this interview […]