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.”
In contrast with self-worship, authentic love of self is grounded in the transcendent love of God and the real understanding of identity His love conveys to us.
Sunday night President Russell M. Nelson spoke to members of the Church 18-30 years old. In his remarks, he encouraged young adults to not allow any other labels to come before three primary identities: Child of God Child of the...
A modern new doctrine of self is at the core of cultural shifts challenging Christians today—all the more reason for disciples of Jesus to amplify their witness of God and human identity with the world.
The topic of identity and associated symbols has been much discussed of late, especially by those harboring substantial concerns. I wonder what else could be learned if we listened more deeply to what these identities and symbols mean to those who have come to find value and importance in them?
An open letter to Latter-day Saint parents of teens who have recently announced a transgender identity.
It seems at times that American discourse is so engrossed in the intersectional categories of people (e.g., “that gay BYU student”), that we hardly see the unique person underneath the label anymore.
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s remarks at BYU revealed an already-existing conflict over how The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its critics conceive of identity. As prophets affirm repeatedly, our true identity existed long before any of our present experiences, and is remembered, more than discovered.
You’ve probably only ever heard one answer for why so many LGBT+ identifying brothers and sisters are walking away. But the full truth is rarely so popular—or so simple.
Many have been persuaded to pursue an “authentic” image of ourselves in our own countenance, rather than seeking the image of God there. Could that be why we’re so miserable?
Being judged for being “judgmental” has become so commonplace we hardly think twice about it. But sound judgment says we should.