If journalists had greater religious literacy, they could have predicted and addressed religious concerns that vaccine passports resembled the mark of the beast rather than resorting to ridicule.
Category: Gospel Fare
Many are seeking ways to ensure their faith can meet this perilous cultural moment. I find in Lehi’s epic dream in the Book of Mormon some insight that can point the way for all of us.
All across the globe, people have different theories of what went wrong with the Meghan and Harry fairytale. Most explanations, however, offer little hope of any redemption from the mess. There is one notable exception.
Burnout can limit the effectiveness of many noble efforts and worthy social causes today. The deeper solution to such exhaustion may come from combining the empowerment of activism with the renewing energy of faith.
With a new year comes a new focus of study for Latter-day Saints—and an opportunity to think more expansively about what “the Church” is.
To complain is a normal human response to the difficulties of life. But Christians have in scripture a contrast between the spiritually-healthy practice of lament and the soul-corroding practice of murmuring.
Some found it odd that the Church would ask people to stop using “Mormon” after its “I’m a Mormon” ad campaign. What if that was kind of the point?
1st Nephi: A Brief Theological Introduction provides valuable scriptural insights by focusing narrowly on the intention of it’s author, Nephi.
If we write off the Bible as irrelevant, we lose its proposals on meaning, purpose and self-worth. Other widely embraced answers, however, are despairing.
In a world that can be frightening and unstable, certain conviction can bring a measure of tangible comfort, whether or not it’s actually true.
In a climactic time of pandemic, maybe the simple fare of the gospel doesn’t quite do the job. Or maybe it’s exactly what we need?
In a world of such serious threats, can a global fast like President Russell Nelson proposed for Good Friday really make that much of a difference?