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

Mormon Monday: Come Listen to a Prophet’s Voice

I was asked to speak in Church yesterday on the subject "Come Listen to a Prophet's Voice" and I though that others might be interested in my remarks so I am posting them here in preparation for General Conference in two weeks. “Come listen to a prophet’s voice,  And hear the word of God. “ … Continue reading Mormon Monday: Come Listen to a Prophet’s Voice

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

Thoughts from General Conference, April 2014 Edition

We were once again blessed to enjoy a General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.   I was able to watch all sessions at home with my family, while simultaneously following #ldsconf on Twitter, joining in the online conversation and participating in a back and forth with friends around the world.   I … Continue reading Thoughts from General Conference, April 2014 Edition

Thoughts from the Saturday Sessions of April 2014 General Conference

It was another wonderful General Conference, filled with uplifting messages and words of hope and encouragement and invitation to all who choose to listen.   We have truly been blessed to have Prophets and Apostles who can teach us and speak to us directed by the Holy Spirit, and we are blessed to have the Holy … Continue reading Thoughts from the Saturday Sessions of April 2014 General Conference