4 Teachings of Jesus That His Followers (Almost) Never Take Seriously | Brandan Robertson

It’s no secret that those of us who claim to follow Jesus Christ consistently fall short of living up to the way of life of our Rabbi. Being a disciple of Jesus is a lifelong journey towards conforming ourselves to the image and way of life that Jesus taught. However, so often, followers of Jesus… More 4 Teachings of Jesus That His Followers (Almost) Never Take Seriously | Brandan Robertson

Let us nourish and fortify our faith in these last days

To strengthen our testimonies and protect ourselves from error, we must constantly nourish and fortify our faith We are in a unique time period of human mortality. The days seem to be growing shorter and shorter. Hearts of men are beginning to fail. News reports are full of human tragedies and events that leave us… More Let us nourish and fortify our faith in these last days

How four secret ingredients is able to ignite and sustain an authentic Christian life

Want to know the four secret ingredients to a happy and sustaining authentic Christian life? Sure you do, especially if one is struggling with a crisis of faith, doubt, or moderately curious as to what the Christian life has to offer them. These four secret ingredients are simple and practical. Want to boost your faith… More How four secret ingredients is able to ignite and sustain an authentic Christian life

In their own words: Same-Gender Attraction and the Christian Faith

Could a man (or woman) have same-sex attraction and still remain faithfully married, raising a family and be a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or a Christian? The answer is not as simple as a yes or no. However, and regardless of the complexities such an individual would face,… More In their own words: Same-Gender Attraction and the Christian Faith

Admonitions, useful for an authentic spiritual life in Christ

Reader’s Note: The following articles are from a small book “Imitation of Christ.” Published by H. M. Caldwell Company. Written by a monastic monk, Thomas A. Kempis. The copy I possess has no publication date, however, has an introduction by H. C. Beeching, M.A. These articles are presented here as a devotional for continued meditation… More Admonitions, useful for an authentic spiritual life in Christ

How love did not win in our generation today

There is continued outpouring of celebration of Gay marriage and marriage equality. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responded to the recent decision of the United States Supreme Court. Along with this, there is a link to the Divine institution of marriage. Modern Christian Evangelicals also have responded to the supreme court ruling… More How love did not win in our generation today

SCOTUS, Marriage Equality and the Apostle Paul

The United States Supreme Court has pronounced the constitutional right of all individuals the equal stature of marriage. This decision is flooding social media networks and the blogosphere. On the one hand, it is a time of celebration and liberation. On the other hand, it is causing some consternation among many evangelical Christians. Throughout the… More SCOTUS, Marriage Equality and the Apostle Paul

Why is God on mute?

Scripture doesn’t skirt tough issues like suffering, struggling to believe in God’s goodness in tough times, and God’s silence. Biblical authors often didn’t find resolutions to their struggles, but lived in tension, destruction, and bereavement. The Psalmists’ doubts, despair, and depression; sorrowful books such as Job, Ecclesiastes, and Lamentations; Habakkuk’s complaints; John the Baptist’s questions… More Why is God on mute?