The Church Of Jesus Christ Essay

780 Words Sep 15th, 2016 4 Pages
Had the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had fifty Paul James Toscano’s in the past thirty-five years, we might now find the message of Jesus Christ front and center and it would not be lost in administrative legalism or absent altogether.

Not as a disclaimer, but as a qualifier, I have known Paul Toscano for over 50 years. He is my friend, in a way that few have friends. No, we have never socialized, to any of my remembrances. In fact, it was over 50 years since we had last seen or spoken to each other. We recently did. (August 2016)

This is not a statement of whether or not I agree with Paul, it is a declaration that all members of The Church of Jesus Christ have the right and responsibility to express their opinions without sanction Reformation is an essential element of all organizations, The Church not being exempt. It is built into the doctrines of the LDS faith and exercised by the Law of Common Consent.

We claim the privilege of worshiping Almighty God according to the dictates of our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege, let them worship how, where, or what they may.

“People worship God in many different ways. Not everyone is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But we are all children of Heavenly Father and He loves each one of us. He wants us to love one another, be kind to one another, and show respect for others’ beliefs.”

Paul joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in his teens and…

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