"However, we want much more than a simple dating site.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a statement expressing their support for the Boy Scouts of America after the youth organization voted to allow openly gay members.At the National Meeting in Grapevine, Texas, about 61 percent of the delegates voted in favor of the resolution while 39 voted against.In the months leading up to the vote, both sides of the debate passionately appealed for the large and influential youth organization to listen to their side.
If the Book of Mormon is true, then there would be certain logical consequences: Studies of the blood types, facial shape, and genetic makeup of modern-day Native Americans would show that they were related closely to the ancient Israelites, and thus to present-day Jews.
The home page for "Mormon Match," which enticed 1,000 singles from more than 25 countries to sign-up within its first 48 hours, includes a backdrop featuring the temple and a verse from 3 Nephi 14:7, a passage found in the Book of Mormon.
Robert Schick, of Intellectual Reserve Inc., who represents the Mormon church's trademarks, argued that the dating site has no official connection with the LDS and consequently, no claim to use its language or images."We believe we are well within our rights to protect both the use of the name of the church and the image of the Salt Lake temple and to make clear that the plaintiff's business has no connection whatsoever to the church," Schick told The Houston Chronicle.
A popular saying in the field of archaeology is that no evidence of existence is not evidence of non-existence.
The Book of Mormon describes three migrations of people from the Middle East to America.