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Kirby: Confessions of a failed Mormon Sunday school teacher


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It takes a special talent to teach teenagers anything and a saint to teach them church. It’s one I don’t have. Faced with such an impossible task, I’ll resort to entertaining myself.

I once taught a Sunday school lesson based entirely on why Noah was unable to get a pair of jackalopes into the Ark. After church, an annoyed parent called.

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"I’ve seen pictures of jackalopes but there never was an animal called the ‘Dork-o-nator! You’ll never teach kids in this ward again."

I wish that were true.

Robert Kirby can be reached at rkirby@sltrib.com or facebook.com/stillnotpatbagley.




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