Author: Geoff Openshaw

Episode #14 – Splork!

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Episode #13 – The Mysteries of the Granite Mountain

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP13_The_Mysteries_of_the_Granite_Mountain.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:04 — 61.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSArizona hates immigrants, but does church doctrine support or condemn such laws? Church opens up Granite Mountain vault and released a whole buncha names for family history work in the process. A greener, happier LDS Church – in FARMINGTON.  Being more environmentally responsible as members of the Church. Has the Church given up on encouraging people to drop the term “Mormon” to describe its members? DO THE BOOK OF MORMON CHALLENGE ON YOUTUBE! Links are cool.  Links are fun. Slideshow on the LDS church conservation efforts Mormon Church goes green Immigration draws in religion? The mysteries of Granite Mountain Accompanying Church Produced Video on Granite Mtn 300 Million Names added to the Family Search Database New unemployment website via Mormons Winnipeg says we’re fine with the name Mormon Book of Mormon YouTube Challenge – This Vid here (today it’s at 150,000 views, lets see what...

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Episode #12 – “Something’s Happening…”

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP12_Somethings_Happening.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:56 — 57.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSKyiv Temple dedication dates announced! Duzhe dobre, indeed! BYU is the “most popular university in the nation.”  We’re serious, and so is US News and World Report. Larry King still has hormones.  Larry King’s sister-in-law is a dirty, dirty woman. Al and Geoff come out in support of Glenn Beck.  Geoff supports his right to be acknowledged as a Christian.  Liberty University is a silly place. Al supports him against his fellow bigots. Linkage: Church announcement about Kyiv Temple dedication Construction photos and updates at ldschurchtemples.com Larry King – player Liberty University takes issue with Beck’s purported non-Christian status BYU is “most popular university” BYU’s many accomplishments The Steelwells! Great band!  Support...

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Episode #10 – Reefer Madness

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Episode #09 – A Very TWiM General Conference

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