"Ignorant of the relevant literature."

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Since I turned off comments on most of the blogs, I miss the pundits, but it’s too much hassle to deal with all the spam. People send email instead, to which I respond when I have time. Recently I heard a new complaint. Some Mesoamerican supporter claims that I’m “ignorant of the relevant literature.” I […]

Why missionary work is stalling

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People often ask me why missionary work is stalling. It is well known that last year, 2016, saw the slowest growth of the Church since the 1930s .This is a complicated issue that I can’t spend much time on here, but there is an important element that most people are not considering, and it has to do […]

Whatever the data says

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I’m still hopeful that members of the Church will someday reach a consensus about Book of Mormon geography, or at least the simple point that there is one Cumorah and it is in New York. At this point, I think it will be ordinary members who reach this consensus, while the LDS Mesomania scholars and […]

Bonus fun with Cumorah – 2 million edition

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Here’s some bonus fun. There’s an online discussion about Cumorah at a web page I won’t dignify with a link, but here’s a comment that is classic Mesomania. I don’t fault the person who wrote/posted it because he/she is simply repeating what he/she was taught. It’s pure misinformation. “So you’re telling me you know the […]

Fun with Zelph

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I posted a short message about Zelph on my Book of Mormon Central America blog, here: http://www.bookofmormoncentralamerica.com/2017/07/fun-with-zelph.html Source: Book of Mormon Wars (Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)

Fun with Zelph

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Our friends at Book of Mormon Central (America) BOMC(A) put out an awesome no-wise today. Check it out: https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/who-was-zelph Whenever you read a no-wise at this site, you have to remember the goal of their corporate owner BMAF: Our goals are (1) to increase understanding of the Book of Mormon as an ancient Mesoamerican codex, […]

Conference tomorrow (Sat, July 8 2017)

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Tomorrow, Saturday July 8, 2017, I’m speaking at the “Book of Mormon Remnants Conference” in West Valley City, Utah. I’m speaking about Church history and my soon-to-be-released book titled Why Mormons Need the Book of Mormon. Here’s the info. https://www.bookofmormonremnants.com/ Source: Book of Mormon Wars (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)