Has the Mormon definition of “modesty” become so impoverished that we buy into every consumer message of the surrounding culture with the single exception of the one about showing shoulders and cleavage?
Popcorn’s popping on the apricot tree, and 11 other lessons that bestselling novelist Mette Ivie Harrison learned in Mormon nursery. (My favorite: church lessons can be short. Also, let’s start using Playdough in Gospel Doctrine class. Please?)
Jared Brock felt a little burned out and uninspired in his prayer life, so he embarked on a 37,000-mile adventure to do something about it.
Talks like Sister Wixom’s are turning doubt into a legitimate topic of conversation in Mormon culture, and not a dirty word. Decriminalizing doubt and doubters is the first step. Our next task is much harder.
The unsettling new book “3 Hours in Mormon Heaven” warns readers: get all your R&R in now, because there’s no rest for the righteous where you want to be going.
The independent Mormon movie “Freetown” is inspiring and well-told without resorting to heavy-handed preaching. Thumbs up! Filmmaker Garrett Batty talks here about making the movie, which opens in the US on April 8.
Defending the priesthood ban as a righteous doctrine just so we can protect our need for to worship an idol that’s predictable and in keeping with our own expectations is a violation of the first commandment.
The LDS Gospel Topics statement about race should have laid to rest the folk doctrines that once propped up Mormonism’s racist priesthood ban. But convert Bryndis Roberts says racism still exists, and asks the Church to help more Mormons get the memo.
“I don’t know if my visiting teacher literally saved my life, but she very well may have,” says novelist Mette Ivie Harrison. Now, she gets to return the favor.