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Episode #143 – Mormons, Romney, Elections, Yoda, and Cults

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Book of Mormon Lesson 40 – “Then Will I Gather Them In”

Sunday School Bonanza – Quick Gospel Doctrine Preparation Please subscribe in iTunes. It will make us happy. Or grab an RSS feed, if that’s what suits you. 3 Nephi 16, 20, & 21 What is the house of Israel? Why was it scattered? What do the gentiles have to do with it? Why was this important to the Nephites? Why is it important to us? Teacher’s manual Student...

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Episode #142 – Passive Slaps to the Face

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP142_Passive_Slaps_to_the_Face.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (1.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS Another week. Another successful round of Mormon news. Mormons are adept at pushing urban legends. This past week, we saw a rumor go around that the number of missionary applications had jumped from 600 a week to 7,000 a week. The Church stepped in to clarify, and the results are still pretty staggeringly awesome. David Twede, our favorite apostate-in-waiting, “resigns” from the Church before going through a process that would lead to excommunication. This was the guy who...

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Episode #141 – The Great Pillow Fight (and More General Conference)

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP141_The_Great_Pillow_Fight.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (1.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSWe’re back with part 2 of our General Conference recap, as well as some other news: Marlin K. Jensen is released during General Conference, and the Church loses a progressive pragmatist with a flair for conflict resolution. The Church backs off on its construction of a new nine-story building at the Provo MTC. How will this affect the changes in missionary work announced during General Conference? Victory to the people of Provo! BYUtv has a new comedy show. It’s...

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Book of Mormon Lesson 38 – “Old Things Are Done Away, and All Things Have Become New”

Sunday School Bonanza – Quick Gospel Doctrine Prep, Brought to You By This Week in Mormons Please subscribe in iTunes or grab the RSS feed. 3 Nephi 12-15 Jesus teaches the Beatitudes to the Nephites The Messiah declares that He has fulfilled the law of Moses. What does it mean to be the “salt of the earth”? Teacher’s manual Student...

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