August 2007

West Africa Ghana MissionI’ve received the latest email and photo update from the Moncurs, serving in the West Africa Ghana Mission. The email is much shorter, and the photos fewer, but they are still fascinating. I have to admit though, I’ve never really seen the Coke for Christ approach. (more…)

President FaustOf all the wonderful tributes and articles about President James E. Faust in the ‘nacle and the media, Peggy Fletcher Stack’s, in today’s Tribune, is one of the more interesting. Entitled, Faust Pulled for Democrats, Stack described then Apostle James E. Faust, who met behind the scenes with Utah’s democratic party shortly after Bill Clinton won the White House to discuss how to maintain political ties with the new administration. There were concerns that the Church would be seen as a one party Church, tied much too closely to the republican party: (more…)

Tom GreenConvicted Utah Polygamist Tom Green is scheduled to be released from prison on August 7, 2007. Green has served a six year prison sentence for a variety of convictions. (more…)