Elder Nash’s devotional this week opens the door to a new Mormon folk doctrine that gay people will have to become heterosexual to reach heaven. Guest blogger EmJen explores the implications.
Articles tagged “LDS Church”
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?”
Mormons need to think carefully when there is such a growing discrepancy between the beautiful racial and international diversity that characterizes our religion around the planet and the much narrower range that is evidenced among our most visible leaders.
Will Mormons get an apostle of color this weekend, someone who represents the broadening international base of the LDS Church? And four other possible themes of General Conference.
What would a first-rate LDS hymnal look like for the early 21st century? What hymns would need to go, and what would be added?
Three cheers for the LDS Church for being willing to compromise. Other than “guilt by association,” there was no reason not to, since the BSA was already making accommodations to allow Mormon troops to select their own local leaders.
Mormons are witnessing an “assault on the family,” all right. In fact, we’re often leading the charge.
Meet the guy behind the Minions: Cinco Paul, one of the creators of the “Despicable Me” franchise, talks about how his Mormon faith has influenced his two decades of screenwriting.