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
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
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
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
NaNoWriMo is fast approaching and I posted a few weeks ago about an idea I have been playing with about doing a modern version of Martin Luther, using Edward Snowden as an example. Instead of Luther posting 95 theses against practices of the Catholic Church and eventually sparking a Protestant Reformation and subsequent peasant revolts, … Continue reading Writing Wednesday: NaNoWriMo 2014 – What am I going to write?
As I was going back over all of the tweets and retweets I sent during this past General Conference last weekend, I opened up a spreadsheet and started organizing some of them into what I found to be distinctive themes that emerged during the Conference. If you pay attention, you will always find that there … Continue reading Mormon Monday: Themes from General Conference October 2014
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