Most American faiths are facing a shortage of pastors due to burnout and the avoidance of ministry among young people. Are there lessons from the Latter-day Saint experience that can help our fellow Christian brothers and sisters?
Tag: Faith Crisis
The ongoing disaffection of educated church members in North America can’t be understood apart from the recent emergence of an appealing alternative religion.
A few words of appreciation to the man once known as the “godfather of Mormon cinema.”
Another festive response to Jeff Green
Our response to recent media coverage of Jeff Green’s departure from The Church of Jesus Christ
Those who wrestle are not a separate category of humans. That describes all of us. If so, the key question is not whether we are “willing to wrestle,” but rather, where that wrestle ultimately takes each of us.
When presumptuous certainty stands in the place of a living faith, the stage is set for the shattering of one’s “faith” without typically even recognizing the hyper-fragility of what had been tightly held previously.
Five books that contain sentences and paragraphs and pages full of unique ideas that move our minds, touch our hearts, and fill our souls with light.
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.
Nietzsche once suggested Christianity is vulnerable to appropriation by lofty humanitarian aspirations. Are we falling into that tendency unawares?
When an idea becomes popular enough, however bad it may be, it can seep into all sorts of things—even precious, sacred parts of our lives.
Our worldview shapes everything we see. Yet what shapes our worldview is often hardly noticed—including secular messaging deeply corrosive to faith.