I just now came across a post by Bryce Haymond of the Temple Study blog entitled, The Grossest Form of Church Criticism, in which he states:
In recent weeks I have encountered what I consider to be one of the most damaging forms of criticism of the Church….It is that criticism which comes from within the Church.
He then goes on to quote President Benson as well as the scriptures and he lists the attributes of the LDS he is referring to, but without actually naming who they are or from what quarter they are coming. I am not aware of apostates within my own ward and stake, so I am assuming that these criticisms are coming from LDS online, but maybe he is referring to critics within his own locality. I don’t know.
The post has comments closed, so I wasn’t able to ask him what these critics are saying or who they are. Does anyone know of a recent barrage of criticism from LDS towards the leadership or doctrine of the church? Is there a recent division in the church that I don’t know of? (I’m not one to regularly surf the “Bloggernacle” so anyone with information, please divulge. Thanks.)
Warning: Bryce’s post is pretty harsh, though it contains many scriptures and thus, much truth. There are some things I don’t agree with in his post, of course, but I’m not asking anyone to analyze whether his accusations or conclusions are founded or unfounded toward these people, whoever they are, I’m just curious as to whom he is referring, if anyone knows.