BYU’s caffeine movement starts to fizzle. True believers will get their fix at the local Albertson’s.
Elder Oaks instructs us not to join paramilitary groups and to save food, instead. Sound advice from a judge and apostle, unless you are into cults or tea parties.
A British bloke gives us a treatise on exciting aspects of Church doctrine, namely the potential to be gods; all of this in a favorable piece about why he loves Mormons.
Why do we need to tread lightly around the cultural needs of Muslims but not the sensitivities of Mormons? Come on, liberals! Accept and respect all!
The Huffington Post elucidates the fine world of being a mid-single by interviewing a chumpy mid-single dude. Why are mid-single men so weak? Be stronger, wimps!
Assorted: Church reaffirms its political neutrality and non-Romneyness, Iraq gets a new ambassador – guess what religion he is? And blacks in the history of the Church and the priesthood. Lots to learn. What are your thoughts?
Episode #117 – For the North (and the South)!
A busy week in Mormondom! Much to cover.
LDS Church is the fastest growing religion in most of the US
Gay member of Romney team forced out
W Craig Zwick used his Church email account to solicit funds for Mitt Romney
Corning, NY produces mean people
BYU wins a massive...
Episode #135 – Provo Coke Dealers
Mitt Romney is now the Republican Presidential nominee. At the Tampa convention, innocent old people touted Mitt's spiritual awesomeness. Awesome for the Church or using Church callings for political gain?
On a similar note, Romney's ward in New Hampshire, near Lake Winnipesaukee, spent a ...
Episode #127 – Civic Theocracy
Anxious for your feedback on some of this week's topics:
Did the Church just steamroll the democratic process in Provo?
Why don't we talk more openly about the temple?
Barbara Walters talks heaven
MoTab auditions are underway
Mormon influence waning in Nev...
Geoff Openshaw is an international development consultant as well as the Managing Editor and Executive Producer of the This Week in Mormons podcast. He is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh and Brigham Young University and loves all sorts of nerdy geopolitical stuff. He also writes and performs music and really, really loves Del Taco.