It shows numbers in their best light. I doubt it shows the number of in actives
or those who are members but haven't shown up to church for months or
years.Let's see the real financial numbers! What are you
pulling in and how much are you dishing out to help people? That's what
@ L Valfre:As I understand our gospel, I am accountable to God for my
tithe, church leaders are accountable to God for how the tithing is spent. Thus,
"What are you pulling in and how much are you dishing out" is NOT what
matters. I can lose enough sleep over my own shortcomings!
I love the large format, but not the extra large price for a volume that
doesn't change much from year to year. When the price went up I change to
purchasing the Almanac every other year.@L ValfreYou know
there is no way to determine the answers to your first item.As for the
second, I like Lawton's answer better than your question. I, too, trust our
leaders, it is too bad that you don't.
The DN annual Church Almanac could be vastly improved by going to an all color
Also, why not start putting it completely online for free? A little more
humanitarian information & pages (700)?Less paper to use. Saves
trees, manhours of labor, and dollars.
Growth and momentum?Then why did Elder Jensen recently say there has
not been such an apostasy since Kirtland? Why are the brethren aghast over the
number of people abandoning the church?
Tornogal: When and where did Elder Jensen mention this since he has spoken in
General Conference for over two years?