“I worry that when we proclaim ourselves the only righteous humans, we plant the seeds of pride,” writes guest blogger Mitch Mayne. Responding to Elder Oaks’s question, “Who is on the Lord’s side?” Mayne affirms: “A lot of us.”
Articles tagged “LDS Church”
We need to decide, finally, that sacrament meeting is so important to us that we are ready to devote two women and two men to do this, and only this, as their sacred calling in the church.
Mormons believe that if we are to become like Christ, one thing we must learn to do is to die and be reborn. Fasting is that lesson for us, month in and month out.
The Baltimore fast reminded me of two important truths, the first being that most Mormon people are eager to be mobilized for good. The second is that I need to reconfigure my own faulty understanding of the Church.
People often ask Mormon novelist Mette Harrison why she sticks with the LDS Church even if she has some problems with it. “I believe in the principle of conversation and compromise,” she says.
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.
Today on Speculative Theology Day: Having Heavenly Mother and the Holy Ghost be one and the same isn’t some left-wing feminist program to empower women. It’s actually a brilliant conservative strategy. Here are five semi-serious reasons why.
It’s unclear what the excommunication of Mormon Stories founder John Dehlin will accomplish for the LDS Church as an institution.
Paradoxically, Mormons improve our public image when we stop being so concerned with appearing perfect.