Why is the trust declining in today’s society and how does forgiveness factor into the solution? In this quick episode, Ben shares his thoughts and insights into these two important questions.
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.
After years of dealing with depression, at the hardest part of a very hard year, peace has finally come. The only way I can explain it is through God.
It’s more than mere disagreement we must tolerate. Tolerance means bearing the suffering of others and taking our own uncomfortable turn in history to face uncertainty and challenge.
After years of studying contrasting health narratives and their correspondence with actual scientific data, I can’t help but say, be wary of the medical salvation story. It’s usually too good to be true.
However challenging it has been to make sense of evil as believers, try doing that without God in the picture. As many conclude there is no ultimate purpose or justification in evil, there is likewise no sense of ultimate redemption from it either. How could you not then feel despair and outrage?
Confusion, anxiety, despair, and anger are everywhere. Thankfully, we are not left “comfortless” or without inspired direction in these challenging times.
What those who scorn believers in Christ’s return don’t understand is how much hope these beliefs bring—far more than any fear for what is surely coming.
During a pandemic, it’s tempting to think that it is somehow misguided to be focusing on education. C.S. Lewis boldly and beautifully suggests otherwise.