Creationism vs. Evolution Part 3: What does the scientific evidence say?

As documented in my last post, the scriptures do not allow for evolution. Rather the scriptures unequivocally uphold that the earth and all life thereon was created by God. According to both accounts of the creation found in Moses and Abraham, man was created before the plants and animals. Man was the first flesh upon … Continue reading Creationism vs. Evolution Part 3: What does the scientific evidence say?

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Creationism vs. Evolution Part 2: What do the scriptures say?

The official position of the church today is that the church has no official position for or against the theory of evolution. Additionally, one can find a range of quotes from apostles and other general authorities of the church in regards to the theory of evolution. Some apostles believed in pre-Adamites created through evolution, some … Continue reading Creationism vs. Evolution Part 2: What do the scriptures say?

Can translated and deceased individuals be born again onto this earth to fulfill a second mortal mission? Part 2

In my first post addressing this question I mentioned that there are a number of people who identify as "Mormons" who believe that previously translated and/or deceased individuals were born a second time onto the earth, or will possibly do so in the future. The most notable among these beliefs is that John the Baptist … Continue reading Can translated and deceased individuals be born again onto this earth to fulfill a second mortal mission? Part 2