Last Rites and Religious Tradition

Religion in general came about because there are a lot of things that we do not know about the world and about our purpose in the world. Our mourning of the dead gave rise to religion because that is one of the most perplexing mysteries of life in general. The tradition of Last Rites and …

Marriage and the Four Signs

In the marriage ceremony, there are four parts that explain the purpose of love as it goes through the stages of the life of the individual. These four signs are supposed to remind us all of the commitment and the purpose of love. It is also supposed to remind us of the role that it …

Ordination of the Bishop Class

The Bishop is seen as the head of the local congregation. As such, they not only need to have a stake in what all the rest of the classes are doing, but they also need to have the mindset of a businessperson. They need to have this mindset because they are responsible for making sure …

Ordination of the Evangelist Class

The Evangelist class is called to reach out to the community that is outside of the Epochalist movement. This is one of the hardest positions to be in because, while they need to outreach, they should not be like many of the other religions of the world and go door to door to spread the …

Ordination of the Teacher Class

The ordination of the teacher class does something that is unique among all the priesthood classes. While a teacher needs to know all of the information that the other four classes know about, they do not need to know about them. Those who are seeking to be teachers learn their craft through study, classroom training, …

Ordination of the Deacon Class

To many people, deacons are seen as the assistants to the priest. What we need to think of the deacons are those who keep track of the people that are a part of the community. While a priest is responsible for the things on the inside, the deacon is responsible for the membership on the …