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 – General Conference October 2013 recap

This weekend was once again the semi-annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.   It was a wonderful experience, watching hours of our spiritual leaders teaching us and expounding upon the gospel of Christ. I posted yesterday my thoughts and a brief summary of my impressions from the first day of … Continue reading Mormon Monday – General Conference October 2013 recap

Mormon Monday: On doubting the faith

There was yesterday a New York Times article that was interesting to read as it tried to discuss what was seen as a growing trend of Mormons who are doubting their faith after researching the Church and its history online.  I do not want to discuss the specific members discussed and quoted in this article … Continue reading Mormon Monday: On doubting the faith

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: What I Believe, Baptism

This is the third post in a series taking a closer look at the Fourth Article of Faith of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  (Parts One and Two are here.)  Again, that Article of Faith reads, We believe that the first principles and ordinances of the Gospel are: first, Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ; second,Repentance; third, Baptism by immersion for … Continue reading Mormon Monday: What I Believe, Baptism

Mormon Monday: What I Believe, part 1

I have tried before to document the fundamentals of what I believe as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  For a long time I have wanted to do a multi-post series where I write about different aspects of my faith in a logical, systematical order, rather than just the willy-nilly … Continue reading Mormon Monday: What I Believe, part 1

Mormon Monday: The Fundamentals of What I Believe

As I mentioned in a post last week, my wife and I have been reading through Preach My Gospel: A guide for missionary service.  This is the handbook that full-time missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints use as they find and teach those who are looking to know more about Jesus … Continue reading Mormon Monday: The Fundamentals of What I Believe