Love and Tolerance and Standing for Truth

With recent events in the United States and in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints regarding same-sex marriage, I have been having an almost constant debate in my head.   I have read a lot of posts and articles written by people in and out of the Church with varying opinions and I agree … Continue reading Love and Tolerance and Standing for Truth

Mormon Monday: Nothing but Repentance

There is a phrase that appears several times in the scriptures, a few times in the Doctrine and Covenants and a few times in the Book of Mormon, that I have always found extremely interesting.   “Say nothing but repentance unto this generation” or in the Book of Mosiah, 18:20, “Yea, even he commanded them that … Continue reading Mormon Monday: Nothing but Repentance

On General Conference

About a week and a half ago I stumbled upon a link to a General Conference address during my scripture study, and noticed again something I had long known about, that the Church has made General Conference address available online going back as far as 1971.   The thought struck me that it would be possible … Continue reading On General Conference

Mormon Monday – General Conference October 2013 – On Doubting

A few months ago there was an article in the New York Times about members of the Church who were doubting the faith after researching a few things online.   With more information more readily available, and less of it put into any sort of context, there are many who find things written or said about … Continue reading Mormon Monday – General Conference October 2013 – On Doubting

On Priesthood and Priesthood Organization

I taught a lesson last Sunday in the Gospel Principles class on Priesthood Organization and it was great to study and think about how to teach about the organization of the Priesthood in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, especially at a time when there seems to be a lot of discussion about the … Continue reading On Priesthood and Priesthood Organization

My thoughts on Joseph Smith

When I really think about it, I have mixed emotions when it comes to talking about Joseph Smith.  I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I believe that Joseph Smith was a prophet called of God to restore the gospel of Jesus Christ to this earth, I honor and … Continue reading My thoughts on Joseph Smith

Mormon Monday: General Conference April 2013 recap

It was another wonderful weekend spent enjoying the uplifting words of General Conference.  I was able to get Saturday off work, and spent the whole weekend at home with my laptop plugged into our television streaming gc.lds.org with the family.  It was nice, a great spirit was felt during the messages and we have a … Continue reading Mormon Monday: General Conference April 2013 recap