Mormons teach universal salvation and stress love for all . . . and also claim that the LDS faith is the “only true and living church” on the earth. Which is it? Can it be both?
Articles tagged “Flunking Sainthood”
These episodes don’t happen very often anymore, more than a year and a half after losing Mom. But the grief is always there, gently submerged, biding its time.
“For me, heaven is just as inconceivable without my friends as it is without my family,” says guest blogger Mette Harrison. “If Christ viewed friendship as one of the greatest loves, why wouldn’t we Mormons think the same?”
Many people get more conservative, at least politically, as they age. Unless they are Mormons under age 30, who affiliate overwhelmingly as Republicans.
I can understand why it seems strange to non-Mormons that our holy garment is underwear, but to me that is exactly the most beautiful thing about it. What article of clothing could we choose that would be more profane, at the end of the day? What could be more tied to the messiness of being human?
When Mormons say we “know the Church is true,” what do we mean? Does it merely *contain* truth, or is it the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?
“Inactive people like me don’t need cookies and a half-hearted note,” says guest blogger Alexandra Michelle Rucinski. “We don’t need letters telling us the light is missing from our lives. We need you Mormons to do the thing you sang about in Primary. We need you to try to be like Jesus.”
These YouTube videos show us a Mormonism that’s fun, spontaneous, and caring — a religion that’s out in the streets, helping the world reunite its many lost baby ducks.
Despite Brother Facer’s objections to the stake’s buying a pig farm, “the train for hog heaven was leaving with or without him.” Read Eric Facer’s winning entry about his dad in the New Mormon Voices blog contest.