by Sharon Lindbloom 23 October 2017 Check out a 5-part Viewpoint on Mormonism podcast series on this October 2017 General Conference Talk Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 LDS apostle Jeffrey Holland seems to be engaged in an ongoing effort to soften the harsh reality of Mormonism’s impossible gospel. A year […]
By Sharon Lindbloom 11 May 2016 A couple of weeks ago LDS Apostle Jeffrey Holland addressed a Mormon congregation in Tempe, Arizona, telling them “don’t cut and run” when membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gets tough. Mr. Holland assured his listeners that “every promise will be honored…This is the Church […]
Note: The following is a transcript from “Jiminycricket” (RFM) of a speech that Apostle Jeffrey R. Holland gave to single adults 31+ in age on Tuesday evening, April 26, 2016. Stay tuned for Viewpoint on Mormonism’s take on this talk. TRANSCRIPT of Jeffrey R. Holland’s “Tempe Rescue” devotional in Arizona “THE TEMPE RESCUE” Speaker: ELDER […]
Having it Our Way? (Jeffrey Holland’s 2011 speech at conference)
By Eric Johnson
In a April 2011 general conference message, LDS Apostle Jeffrey R. Holland made it a point midway through his talk to explain how “the (LDS) Church is not a fast-food outlet; we can’t always have it ‘our way.’” (“An Ensign to the Nations,” Ensign, May 2011, pp. 111-113).
Holland quoted from Matthew 5 to show God’s remarkable standards. It says in part,