Month: October 2010

Episode #38 – The Maltese Eyebrow

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP38_The_Maltese_Eyebrow.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (1.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Church gets praise from Google’s chief SEO (Search Engine Optimization) guy.  Go church! Ground broken for the Rome Temple.  It’s hardcore!  Hardcore parkour! In the same vein, the Laie Hawaii Temple reopens for an open house and dedication after a multi-year renovation. The First Presidency asks members to stop writing headquarters in Salt Lake. We have local leaders for a reason, they say. Also, the Brethren encourage members to stay away from “Self Awareness” groups.  We’re looking at you, Masons! Props and love to our listeners for their comments.  We really appreciate them!  To show our love we finally highlight some of our favs on the show. Links Rome Temple (video below) Laie Temple New Zealand steeple goes down. First Presidency Letter Other letter from...

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Episode #37 – Simia Mormonia

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP37_Simia_Mormonia.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (1.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSArson burns down a meetinghouse outside of Seattle.  Could this be anti-Packer madness? Harry Reid is a good Mormon.  His Senate competition goes to church at a place that hates Mormons.  You go, Vegas! Glenn Beck – fact or fiction? There are many who believe that Thomas S. Monson believes in evolution. We break it down.  It’s true. Al has never seen “Labyrinth.”  Berate him. …and what to do when Halloween falls on a Sunday?  The horror!!!!! Links Meetinghouse in flames Keep the faith, Harry. Glenn Beck.  Yep. Of Monkeys and Mormons...

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Episode #36 – White Horses; Ames, Iowa

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP36_White_Horses_Ames_Iowa.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (1.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Mormon Bachelorette dream is over!  Geoff gets the axe! President Packer’s Conference remarks continue to incite.  The Church responds to the petition presented to it a few days ago. Glenn Beck will fulfill the “White Horse” prophecy? The Mormon Times lists the greatest places to raise your LDS family outside of Utah.  Because, you know, Utah is the default when it comes to proper places for raising one’s children… And time for our monthly visit with The Zarahemla Times! Links President Packer mess President Packer changes text Church response to HRC petition Glenn Beck is a white horse The greatest non-Utah places to live! Tag clouds (from The Shipping Lane), photos also below Break the fast with Muslims – Barbara...

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Episode #35 – Openshaw/Messick 2011

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP35_Openshaw_Messick_2011.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (1.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSIt’s true.  Geoff is the bachelor of choice on “The Mormon Bachelorette.” Move over, captains of industry!  We discuss in greater details Geoff’s appearance on the show. General Conference was great.  Share with us your favorite talks and thoughts.  We delve into some of ours.  What a blessing to enjoy it every six months. In some other assorted items: Jana Riess – the slippery slope. A PEW study finds that Mormons are arguably the most Christian of all Christians....

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