Mormon Monday: What I have learned of God being a father

There is a wonderful little video produced by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and published on YouTube and other places, titled Earthly Father, Heavenly Father.   It details a day in the life of a father and makes the parallel to our Heavenly Father.  It ends with a quote that I have long … Continue reading Mormon Monday: What I have learned of God being a father

Mormon Monday: On General Conference, October 2014 Edition

We were once again blessed by a wonderful General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was a great weekend full of uplifting messages and the spirit of the Lord. We were taught and reminded of doctrines of the Gospel of Christ that we should all be living, ways in which … Continue reading Mormon Monday: On General Conference, October 2014 Edition

On Why I Am a Mormon, or Why I Stay

“And I said unto him: I know that he loveth his children; nevertheless, I do not know the meaning of all things”  1 Nephi 11:17 I feel that I should caveat almost all of my posts with this scripture.   It sums up my positions rather nicely.   I do not know everything, but there are some … Continue reading On Why I Am a Mormon, or Why I Stay

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

Mormon Monday: On Knowing God

I have recently been looking at my Mormon.org profile (which you can look at here, if you want) and there are a lot of different questions that you can choose from to answer.  I think that I want to take several of these questions and answer them for my Mormon.org profile, and then expand on … Continue reading Mormon Monday: On Knowing God

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