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    Chapter 5: Gathering Converts from the Land of Fire and Ice (1873–1914)


    Fred Woods, “Gathering Converts from the Land of Fire and Ice (1873–1914),” in Fire on Ice: ... Young University, 2005), 75–103. Chapter 5: Gathering Converts from the Land of Fire and Ice (1873–1914) ... Islands converts of 1874, wrote of the spiritual preparation he received prior to the arrival ...

    From Fire on Ice: The Story of Icelandic Latter-day Saints at Home and Abroad

    Nicodemus: Coward or Convert?


    Sidney R. Sandstrom, "Nocodemus: Coward or Convert?" in Religious Educator 9, no. 3 (2008): 49-62. Nicodemus: Coward or Convert? Sidney R. Sandstrom Sidney R. Sandstrom ( ) is a retired Church Educational System coordinator ...

    From Volume 9 Number 3, 2008 of The Religious Educator

    Saints in Communist Czechoslovakia: Trial by Fire


    converts to the gospel of Jesus Christ during the dark decades of communist Czechoslovakia. The experiences ... wealth, religion, and political views—communist leaders hoped to produce a homogenous population converted ... As personal freedoms decreased in Czechoslovakia, the rate of convert baptisms into the Church increased. ...

    From Selections from the 2004 Religious Education Student Symposium

    3. Cultural Continuity and Tension: A Test of Stark's Theory of Church Growth


    in some ways, including high levels of religiosity, missionary service, numbers of converts, acceptance ... of converts. Serving a mission differentiates young LDS men and women from others in a very substantial way. ... for young people, and new converts may have a difficult time giving up old habits, especially those ...

    From Latter-day Saint Social Life: Social Research on the LDS Church and its Members

    “With the Assistance of the Holy Prophets”


    the gospel and become fully converted. In order for this conversion process to take place, youth must ... 18:36; italics added). Through the teaching of Ammon, Lamoni and his wife were converted unto the Lord. ... as many as heard his words believed, and were converted unto the Lord.... “... And they did all declare ...

    From RE 6, no. 3 (2005) of The Religious Educator

    8. The Consequential Dimension of Mormon Reigiosity


    different for converts. Their period of greatest risk is during the first five years following baptism (see ... role in the community. Converts who return are generally going to do that in the relatively short ... they likely will never come back at all (see tables 8.19 and 8.20). Table 8.16: Dropout Rate: Converts Table ...

    From Latter-day Saint Social Life: Social Research on the LDS Church and its Members

    Educating for Eternity: Key Principles Governing True Teaching


    students become fully converted. The final section provides some thoughts on a career as a religious ... believe the ultimate purpose of BYU is to help students become converted and to incorporate the highest ... to help them become converted. He said, “I recognize, of course, that time is often short ...

    From RE 3, no. 3 (2002) of The Religious Educator

    Scriptural Conversion Factors


    They are constant values that enable a number measured in one unit to be converted into the same value ... By converting rivers to Living Water, and knowing that Living Water = Christ, the passage is changed from a mere ... converts from a story about kindness into a confirming statement of our need for the Savior. A handbook ...

    From RE 9, no. 3 (2008) of The Religious Educator

    “Unto the Convincing of Men”: Teaching with Power in Missionary Work


    of gospel truth is not the same as being converted to it. Latter-day Saints rightfully see conversion, ... in having his children only convinced of his work. He would like them to be converted to the gospel. [6] ... baptized only a few converts. [8] Indeed, the Lord has the ability to bring about instant proof of all ...

    From Selections from the 2006 Religious Education Student Symposium

    Fostering Conversion through Faith-Inspired Actions


    enough for us to be convinced of the gospel; we must act and think so we are converted by it.” [2] Faith, ... action, which opens a student’s heart to the converting influence of the Spirit, “requires spiritual, ... and their hearts are softened, the Holy Ghost can have little converting impact on them. Upfront, simple teaching ...

    From RE 10, no. 3 (2009) of The Religious Educator