The Uchtdorf Persuasion

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf’s talk has sent a shock wave of sheer joy throughout the Latter-day Saint community, ranging from conservative housewives to liberal academics. One blogger used Park and Recreation’s Ben Wyatt to demonstrate the dramatic impact of Uchtdorf’s talk:

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The Mainstreamers, or How Not To Tick Off Everybody You Know

 Jaw clenches. Eyes glaze over.  You, a Mormon wondering if you even have a place in the Church, are being forced to listen to the same stuff that you feel has failed you.  You feel like Michael Scott as you hear the words:

In spite of everything you’ve said, I know that the Church… Continue reading