Is it better to relocate for family or establish roots in a community? Fidelity to a community can come from weighing spiritual obligations, the benefits of community attachment, and family connections.
The narrative that teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ are causing suicidality among LGBT youth is unsubstantiated. New research, showing a negative association between Church membership and suicidality in these youth, suggests the possibility that the opposite is true.
An encounter with Isaiah can sometimes challenge faith rather than expand it. Bible scholars can sometimes add to the confusion. Dan Ellsworth’s new resource helps people navigate several difficult issues to ensure the text blesses and strengthens us.
Framing questions about culture war topics can go a long way toward understanding. It’s ok for others “to have a different religion than us.”