When heroes like Tim Ballard face allegations, it shakes public trust and prompts reevaluation of beliefs. The fallibility of influencers, especially within religious communities, reveals the danger of elevating individuals over core principles.
While the Washington Post sheds light on the Church of Jesus Christ’s finances, it overlooks key perspectives, instead allowing our critics to speak for us.
Delve into an intriguing journey from the historical ‘Mormon Question’ to the recent ’60 Minutes’ financial allegations. Uncover how media biases shape our perceptions of Latter-day Saints.
The events of this last week bear witness to something troubling all right—but it’s not quite the trouble you’ve been hearing about in the national media or on Twitter.
Americans have misunderstood “Satanic” as either ridiculous fear-mongering or a reliable laugh-line—not appreciating what’s at its core: A worship of self or “self as god.”
The Huntsman lawsuit is all fluff and no substance. The Church should move for dismissal.
Although drawing some welcome scrutiny to a fixture of modern life, the popular new documentary misses some important points as well. Especially our own responsibility in the larger mess.
Suicide is tragic—and shouldn’t be leveraged for ideological ends. A superficial reading of LGBT+ suicide stats can cause more harm than good.
In a climactic time of pandemic, maybe the simple fare of the gospel doesn’t quite do the job. Or maybe it’s exactly what we need?
We depend on headlines to quickly summarize the truth of a matter. When they do the opposite, like the Washington Post piece last week, the damage is real.
Major headlines this week left a vivid impression in the public mind of a major scandal uncovered in the Church of Jesus Christ. A closer, more careful look suggests otherwise.