SLC Snacker!

MCQ - September 30, 2010

Come one come all to a bloggersnacker in SLC this weekend. Those who are in town for oh, whatever, and would like to hang out for a while, please let me know!

markcquinn at comcast dot net

Thanks!

Effectuating Change. The Effective Way.

Rusty - September 29, 2010

A lot has been said over the last few days about Elder Jensen’s apology. A major strand of those conversations has revolved around the idea of how to best effectuate “Change” in our church. There are those, mostly outside of the Church, suggesting that change will only happen from (surprise, surprise!) outside pressures. Then there are those who are mostly within the Church suggesting that change will only happen from within. I must say that I’m shocked, SHOCKED that the two sides disagree on this point. (more…)

Insider Gospel Knowledge

Rusty - September 16, 2010

This recent thread at Feminist Mormon Housewives bugged me (shocker, I know). The post itself was fine, asking readers for questions that would be asked of a Seventy at an upcoming stake conference. Okay. But most of the submitted questions were one of two types: (more…)

Old People

Rusty - September 10, 2010

I’m forming a hypothesis. (this is my escape clause in case you find it lacking signs of intelligence)

I just returned from SLC where I had wonderful visits with old friends, new friends, and blog friends. John Dehlin’s family exceeds the definition of graciousness and delight. MCQ and ARJ’s mountain biking prowess (and bikes!) are my new source of jealousy. And Silus Grok continues to charm and captivate us blubbering posers.

But it was in the presence of old people that I had my epiphany. (more…)

Bloggernacle Summit

MCQ - September 9, 2010

Rusty was in my neck of the woods last weekend, so we got together at my place with Silus and a random John for some fine talk, fine treats, and to solve the world’s problems.  You’ll be glad to know that we’ve got it all figured out.  The answer is 42. (more…)