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March 2014 Ensign Review by Vicky Gilpin

March 22, 2014

For this months Ensign review i’ve decided to pick up on the article entitled Service and eternal life by President Henry B. Eyring, First councillor in the first presidency. The first paragraph of his article has already given me a point of discussion, “The Savior is our example of unselfish service. His perfect life was… Read More ›


January 2014 Ensign Review, by Vicky Gilpin

Having read through this months Ensign Magazine I’ve decided to focus my attentions on this one article.  LATTER-DAY SAINT VOICES May I Read That Book? Neil R. Cardon, Utah, USA   In this article Cardon tells of a conversation he had whilst on mission, this conversation resulted in the conversion of the man he was speaking… Read More ›


The Windmills of the Mormon Mind

    The mists of time lend one a certain romance, Alan Bennett Its that time of year again. Folk are getting excited about the season, buying and wrapping gifts, some have already got a carol service or two under their belt, along with some mince pies perhaps, and there is a general sense of… Read More ›


Ensign Review – October 2013, by Gary Carter

  When I come to review an edition to Ensign magazine, I am always struck by how to review a magazine that covers a great many topics and areas for analysis. In this particular edition, two particular themes struck me. The first occurs in the article ‘The Divine Mission of Jesus Christ: Creator’ where the… Read More ›

September 2013 Ensign Review – A Christian Mask, by Stephen Livings

When perusing the titles of this month’s Ensign, I was struck by how many articles appear to deal with themes that are often explored by critics of Mormonism.  Here are some titles to illustrate this: The Justice and Mercy of God, Christlike Mercy, His Grace is Sufficient and What does Jesus mean to us today? … Read More ›

August 2013 Ensign Review by Stephen Livings

  For this month’s Ensign review, I have chosen to focus on an article entitled: “Worlds without Number” by R. Val Johnson. The tagline to this article is: “The heavens declare the glory of God.” which is a quotation from the first verse of Psalm 19. Sounds very Christian and something we should all be… Read More ›

Ensign Review, June 2013 by Stephen Livings.

When deciding how to go about reviewing this month’s Ensign magazine, I wasn’t sure whether to try to summarise the whole publication or to focus on one particular article. As I scanned the article titles, one stood out to me: “Dear are the sheep that have wandered” by James Faust, who was a member of… Read More ›

Ensign March Review, by Gary Carter.

Reviewing the Ensign magazine is a difficult task. There are so many different topics and articles that a comprehensive review would take an eternity if it were to be done with any justice. In this review, I wish to investigate one phrase. On page 21, we see a very interesting passage: ‘When we understand the… Read More ›


How to Read the Mormon Ensign Magazine

A review of the February 2013 Ensign magazine I thought for this Ensign review I might teach readers how to read the Mormon flagship magazine, the Ensign. Mormons will insist, of course, this is hardly necessary since what you see is what you get. Non-Mormons, without an explanation, will think this makes sense and never… Read More ›


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