God offered the children of Israel a direct encounter. That was too much. They wanted something safer. Do we sometimes do the same?
Category: Gospel Fare
Latter-day Saints aren’t the only ones reenacting transcendent stories through symbolic, experiential pedagogy. But we may be unique in relishing these stories as God’s exalting truth.
Children deserve to learn true doctrine enthusiastically and often, both at home and at church. We fail them if we’re ashamed or hesitant.
The reality of a Heavenly Mother is glorious. Our personal and casual use of her name is not.
When authoritative answers aren’t readily available, do we have the capacity to imagine possibilities and beautiful storylines beyond mere logic and reason?
How the Church’s name correction has re-emphasized, deepened and focused its culture of Christ
Just because the Saints don’t riot when people promote deformed and dark narratives about us, doesn’t mean it doesn’t hurt.
Given the tsunami of afflictions being endured, I believe we can emphasize the centrality of consoling the wounded in our Christian ministry without neglecting the reality of sin and the need for repentance.
Part III in a rejoinder to “All Things New: Rethinking Sin, Salvation, and Everything in Between,” by Terryl and Fiona Givens.
Part II in a rejoinder to “All Things New” by Terryl and Fiona Givens.
In Christ’s own words of explanation for His final dark days, there are profound symbolic teachings about the glorious resurrection and perfect judgment that will follow for all of us.
It’s often suggested that LGBT+ folks are being unfairly asked to surrender too much in the Church. While it’s a big ask, it’s nothing less than He asks from all of His followers.