Latter-day Saints draw strength from doctrines of the eternal nature of family and from religious practices that unify our community. Many of these strengthening teachings and practices are shared by other communities, and this is something to celebrate.
This last weekend, we participated in our semiannual General Conference, listening to the leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Here are some themes that stood out to our staff.
For those in America’s dominant Protestant faiths, their understanding of God and their relationship with Him provides a model for how they believe they should interact with their spouses and children.
One plan requires agency, the other requires power. Where have we seen this before? A few more thoughts on CRT, Christianity and BYU.
Jewish faith and culture provide powerful insights to any family seeking to strengthen their own marriage and home life.
Some who step away from the Church of Jesus Christ insist they’ve been lied to in a grand deception they’re only now recognizing. To all my wonderful brothers and sisters this committed to integrity and the whole truth, I would ask you to hear me out. Can you be open to seeing even more than you’ve seen before?
As the doctrine of the “self-centered” West becomes increasingly distinct from the doctrines of the Restored Gospel, the faithful can no longer stay in a middle ground.
In contrast to the negative scrutiny of African American families in the past, and consistent with the current focus on hearing the voices of Black Americans, the words and experiences of Black Christian American families of faith are both refreshing and profoundly instructive.
A new letter from the First Presidency has opened up many conversations about the reasons and universality of following prophetic counsel. But prophetic counsel is meaningful because it can stretch us in new and unexpected ways.
Why were Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed? The answer provides a path that may help heal our relationships and our nation.
The Catholic relational approach to identity and emphasis on forgiveness has the effect of strengthening relationships and replacing guilt with hope.
A recent New York Times story on temple garments did a good job of showing many sides of a sensitive story. But there was one side they left out: What spiritual meaning do they bring to the faithful?