This is the first time that an apostle from the LDS Church has claimed the ban on gays to be not just another policy in the handbook, but an actual revelation from the Lord.
Just because you felt a strong impression doesn’t mean that impression was from the Lord. I’m pretty sure that was just the chili talking.
A survey released last month indicated that Mormon views on women and priesthood haven’t changed much in the last few years, but researcher Nancy Ross says the reality is actually more complex — and more hopeful than I first thought.
Some Mormons are leading the east Oregon standoff, including Ammon Bundy and one who calls himself “Captain Moroni.” Do they really imagine that God is on their side, inspiring them to cheat on their taxes and set fire to government land?
Holy tears are a part of Christmas, our grief a hint of the “now and the not yet” that Christians are called to live in.
A new book argues Mormon faith transitions are healthy and necessary crucibles in our journey toward spiritual maturity. “We can grow unbounded,” says Thomas Wirthlin McConkie. “Isn’t that the message of Mormonism in the end?”
When our faith is in crisis, it can be comforting to know that what we’re going through doesn’t mean we’re falling into apostasy. Drawing from the science of adult development, this author says we’ve “simply driven off the edge of our current map.”
The results are in from a major new research study on changing views on Mormon women and priesthood, and it’s not exactly great news for feminists.