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.
President Dallin H. Oaks, of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke last night, Sunday, May 21, 2023, to a group of young single adults. The intimate conversation about marriage, family,...
We like to identify with the hero, but in the Gospels, this can blind us to our flaws. Perhaps we could identify with those Jesus corrected, instead.
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.
Proposing a New Year’s Resolution better than “Don’t Gaslight.”
I was shocked after reviewing research on cyberbullying and then witnessing others go through it. But it wasn’t until I experienced it myself that I appreciated what it does to you.
When someone hears something that wasn’t said, it could be revealing a deeper pain. Recognizing that might provide a pathway to greater healing together.
It’s surprisingly easy for people online to pretend to be someone they are not. Don’t be fooled. Learn how to spot a propagandist masquerading as a truth-teller.
The story we tell about the world as a whole (“worldview”) influences everything—including basic notions like truth, identity, belonging, and love. That’s true whether or not we’re aware of it, so let’s pay closer attention.
A formal request that the AP make key source documents publicly available to confirm and back up serious allegations being made.
Personal responses to UBOH and the AP story have been correlated with underlying feelings about the Church. While somewhat predictable, this does raise serious questions about how to know the truth about any matter involving strong feelings.
No, women aren’t responsible for men’s thoughts. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to lay aside all morality standards.