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Brother Durrant has had to apologize for trying to monetize ponderize.

I was originally going to post this on facebook, but I decided to post it here because it’s a kind of interesting little situation that I can kind of relate to.

During this fall’s General Conference,¬†Devin Durrant gave a talk about this concept called “ponderizing” and really sought to draw emphasis to the word “ponderize” and the many ways you could use it to study and learn scriptures. But soon after that talk a website appeared promoting “Ponderize” merchandise, uh oh!

http://kutv.com/news/local/amid-criticism-ponderize-website-removed-after-lds-general-conference

At first glance, this looks pretty bad. Here’s a guy who gives a conference talk and uses that sacred platform to promote t-shirt and silicone bracelet sales. It seems really shallow¬†and priestcrafty (that’s a new word) on its surface.Read Full Post

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