This was an eventful year for me. A parent died and I separated from mormonism.I stopped paying tithing around mid year. I got my year-end pay stub today. I made $10,000 more than last year!! I…Continue
I have been seeking to be a Christian after making the break from mormonism. I do pray, but I haven't affiliated myself with another church.I think I've had my fill of Religion, but I am earnestly…Continue
As an adult I have had several labels which identified me. Primary among them was Mormon. Next was American, then man; then and certainly not least, father. Throughout my life I had misgivings…Continue
As a Mormon I was a reluctant missionary. Yes, I grew a lot and was "successful" on my full-time mission, but before and after it, I was very reluctant to speak to any "non-members" about it. I…Continue
This past week the Jehovah's Witnesses have been canvassing the neighborhoods in which I live and work. I really don't know that much about them and decided to do some research. I also decided to research the Seventh Day Adventists, since I know even less about them.
Both were founded in America. JW in Pennsylvania in 1870. 7DA has roots in upstate New York in the 1840's but wasn't officially organized until 1863 in Michigan. Both claim to be a restoration to an earlier, pure,…
I recently stopped attending the Mormon church. My intention is to break all ties with it. Yet all my family are members and I don't want to ruin my relationship with them. They've been loving, supportive and encouraging my entire life, but if they know I've left the church that may not continue. Seems simple enough to just fade away into "inactivity." I would like to do that, but my circumstances won't allow that. I'm currently disfellowshipped and have been meeting with my bishop on…Continue