A Discussion on the wall of separation of Church and State

Some time ago, a conversation ensued. This conversation focused on the idea of separation of Church and State. Originally, this conversation was posted as a note on my personal Facebook profile. I am reposting it here as it is always an ongoing discussion between Christians and non-Christian believing folk. The following is a discussion I … More A Discussion on the wall of separation of Church and State

Communism Brainwashing and Christian Principles – Then and Now!

This is a commentary and review of a speech given by Dr. William E. Mayer on January 4, 1960 to the Brigham Young University Student Body. Given our social climate today, this article is even more significant for us today. Never before in history has it been possible for so many people to get so … More Communism Brainwashing and Christian Principles – Then and Now!

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

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

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

Authentic Christian Conversations

The benevolence of the Gospel has no limits, it is of necessity subject to no exclusiveness. But it has its preferences, and ought to “abound in all wisdom and prudence.” Charity to the soul is the soul of charity. The greatest evil – and the greatest blessing we can bestow upon a fellow-creature is godliness because “godliness is profitable to all things,” saith the apostle, “having the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.” While the tendency of the gospel is to minister relief to every kind of misery, its chief blessings are “spiritual blessings in heavenly places.” What is the body compared to the soul? What is time compared to eternity? … More Authentic Christian Conversations

Just breathe

Today, frustration availeth much. A simple advice lingered in my head. Something my former spouse and I do when our five year old seems upset, angry, or cranky. “Just breathe and blow out some candles.” Taking in a deep breath and blowing it out is a simple act of bringing her to calm. Closing my … More Just breathe

The Bible, Christian living and Homosexuality

Normally, a response is necessary in order to provide a more accurate context of understanding. Nothing is more truer to this principle than the ongoing attack against Christianity and the Bible. Specifically when it comes to the nature of Homosexuality. Recently, an Olympic Gold Medalist had a gender reassignment surgery that flooded social media, the … More The Bible, Christian living and Homosexuality

Ostracized – the real problem with Latter-day Saints and Christian fellowship

In this day and age, there is competing information regarding what is and what is not true. This is especially true when it comes to the difference between Evangelical Christianity and Latter-day Saint (Mormonism). Much of this difference rests upon doctrines and scripture. Having participated in various forums and social media regarding the defense of the … More Ostracized – the real problem with Latter-day Saints and Christian fellowship