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Exposing the numbers behind LDS Growth in Latin America: A Missionary Confession

Once upon a time, I was a missionary in one of the highest baptizing missions in the world.  You see, as an LDS missionary, your heart is set on converting even just one soul to the Gospel of Mormonism during your 18-24 months.  In many missions around the world, you're lucky to even get that one savory experience.  When I arrived to Santiago Chile towards the end of April…

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Added by MikeUtah on July 9, 2014 at 12:00am — 23 Comments

Parker & Stone

Dangerous Secret. Your film script.  It is ready.

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Added by Michael Oborn on July 3, 2014 at 3:21pm — No Comments

How to Tell People I've Left?

Hey Guys, it's been a while, but I'm starting to struggle with telling people (friends on FB mostly) that I'm no longer involved in the church.

Details here:

http://beautyisonlyskindeep13.blogspot.com/2014/06/hi-im-apostate.html

Advice?

Added by JayCee on June 13, 2014 at 9:04pm — 2 Comments

Escape From Mormon Island!

Being roughly two years since I returned from my mission, I've decided it's finally about time to share my "awakening" experience and relevant thoughts.

I did it without the internet. Just studying the scriptures during my mission I noticed lots of inconsistencies and flat out insane crap that Mormons believe. After I spent a while reading the Old Testament I couldn't even believe what I was reading anymore. Besides being utterly cruel , it was far from anything feasible, even with…

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Added by Saint Noodle on June 13, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Being Dynamic In A Ho-Hum World

Being Dynamic In A Ho-Hum World

Hear my first Episode On The Voice Of Change Radio Show 

I share my own story of leaving the LDS church.

Current Motivation Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Victoria Christine on…
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Added by Victoria on June 12, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Lamenting Mormonism

It kinda sucks how Mormonism stole so much from our lives. With all that time spent on a mission and at church meetings so much could have been accomplished! Two years is long enough to make $100,000 for many people. Family bonds are smashed to pieces all the time because of Mormonism. It's regrettable; enough even to make you want to grab Eyring by the balls and squeeze 'em until his eyeballs pop.



One of my greatest hopes is to become a billionaire someday and provide the kind of…

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Added by Saint Noodle on June 8, 2014 at 2:45pm — No Comments

A moving experience

My TBM wife and I are moving from our home in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex to northern Colorado. The moving van arrives Monday and will load all our belongings, except what we would prefer to carry ourselves in our 5x8 cargo trailer and Dodge Grand Caravan. We will drive to Salina, KS on Tuesday and spend the night. Wednesday we will finish the drive, arriving at my in-laws' home, where we will stay until we find our new home.

Why?

My in-laws are facing the challenges of…

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Added by Bruce Holt on June 6, 2014 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Interesting Blog Post - Temple Wedding / Interview Process

I don't know how many of you are familiar with Single Dad Laughing. He writes a pretty good blog, generally never touches on topics of the church.

But today he did. It's pretty great. I feel like it summarizes how many of us feel about temple weddings.

And, of course, there are plenty of comments to troll. Enjoy. 

http://www.danoah.com/2014/06/only-if-you-pass-the-questions.html

Added by loveslabourslost on June 5, 2014 at 10:07am — No Comments

Being a Pineapple Pizza in a sea of Pepperoni!

http://beautyisonlyskindeep13.blogspot.com/2014/05/pineapple-pizza-or-story-about-standing.html

 

Newest post guys, check it out! I'm starting to prep emotionally and mentally for returning to Utah in a couple of months and trying to find courage to be an exmo can be tough!

Added by JayCee on May 19, 2014 at 12:42am — No Comments

Becoming a leper in south central Idaho

Yesterday was a very interesting day.  I left the church in December of 2013.  My wife had stopped attending a year or so earlier.  I have lived in this area over twenty years and I have served in a bishopric, high council, elder's quorum president, and other callings.  However, for the last three to four years I started studying Mormonism, its history, and other information, along with an in depth examination of religion in general, as well as evolution and the origin of the universe.  I…

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Added by Kdj on May 13, 2014 at 4:55pm — 3 Comments

"Cute Shoes" Or Some Religious Adults are SO ignorant!

http://beautyisonlyskindeep13.blogspot.com/2014/05/cute-shoes-ignorance-of-religious-adults.html

 

Sometimes I just can't get over how little people think before they speak. *shakes head*

Added by JayCee on May 8, 2014 at 8:42pm — No Comments

Marriage Outside the Church? Help!!

http://beautyisonlyskindeep13.blogspot.com/2014/05/marriage-blues.html

Hey Guys, I need your advice on dating and marriage outside the church, I'm completely new to this so I feel completely lost and clueless. Any advice or help is welcome!!

Added by JayCee on May 3, 2014 at 12:44am — 6 Comments

Hello Everyone

I'm new here, so am keen to make new friends and share experiences. I suppose my profile is also online, but also feel free to introduce yourself or chat.

Added by David Hanton on April 24, 2014 at 8:05am — 1 Comment

Post-Mormon Relationships - AAAARRRRG

Does anyone have any experience of it taking time to adjust to new mindset and form new relationships after leaving Mormonism? It seems that patterns have a tendency of recurring (or swinging to an opposite extreme - e.g. reacting to something rather than setting one's own course) prior to settling into a healthy, balanced middle-ground.

Difficult to relate to Mormons fully because I don't share their foundational beliefs and even harder to relate to non-Mormons who can't…

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Added by David Hanton on April 24, 2014 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

I'm dating a never mo! How can this be...aren't they all sad and evil because they like SEX?

breakingmormon.blogspot.com   I never thought boys could be so nice and also like sex. 

Added by youngsinglerunning on April 23, 2014 at 7:42am — No Comments

Some of My Favorite Quotes

Quotes from one of my favorite books and how it impacted me on the way out of the LDS faith.

 

http://beautyisonlyskindeep13.blogspot.com/2014/04/eat-pray-love-introduction.html

Added by JayCee on April 20, 2014 at 9:14pm — No Comments

Fear and Guilt in the LDS Faith

Decided it was time to give my opinion on this, though I've found that it applies to more than just the LDS faith.

 

http://beautyisonlyskindeep13.blogspot.com/2014/04/tools-of-trade.html

 

Thanks for your continued support guys!

Added by JayCee on April 10, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Brother going on mission.

So my younger brother sent in his mission  papers and is getting ready to go on a mission. I told him that he needed to have a talk with me before he went but I don't really know what I should talk to him about. I came home early from a mission because I couldn't justify telling people that they should believe in the church. I think that the main reason I went in the first place was because I don't know what I wanted to do with my life and it seemed like it was a good opportunity to go…

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Added by Richard rawlings on April 7, 2014 at 7:10pm — 5 Comments

Televangelism: The Gospel Of Prosperity

Writer's Note "This was a term paper I did in college and it has a lot of good information about tithing and how televangelists and their mega-churches scram people out of money out of fear and guilt. It also has information on how to know if a charity is really a charity."…

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Added by Sheridan on April 6, 2014 at 11:35pm — No Comments

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