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Is Perfection Optional?

  I once read a great post by Kevin Martin who made this comment, If there is one critical thing that I have learned about the gospel of Jesus Christ, it is that God does not...

Pride in Abuse and the Culture of Christ

Christ's gospel is one of peace and harmony. Anger and violence are the opposite of what Jesus taught. Abuse in any form is often born of both anger and violence. For those who are...

The Trouble with Testimonies

Testimonies are powerful things. They are your own personal witness of something. The trouble with testimonies is that sometimes they need to be vetted or fact-checked. It is possible to receive witnesses of things...

Priesthood – Relief Society 2013 Lesson #12

This is the Melchizedek Priesthood and Relief Society Manual Lesson #12 with commentary. I have provided this as a service to those who might have language issues and need some help with explanations or...

Priesthood – Relief Society 2013 Lesson #11

 This is the Melchizedek Priesthood and Relief Society Manual Lesson #11 with commentary. I have provided this as a service to those who might have language issues and need some help with explanations or...

The Issue of Mormon Modesty

  Is it really an issue?  Yes, to many in the world outside of our faith there is an issue. Mormons (the Latter-day Saints) often refer to those outside the faith as "the world." That...

Mormon Culture – Funerals

  Culture Shock  Any time you move to a new country you have to go through a multiple-stage adjustment called culture shock. This transition takes you all the way from the joys and excitement of...

Agency – Your Right to Choose

Taken for Granted  One of the things we assume in life, like we assume we will be able to take our next breath, is our ability to choose from moment to moment what we...
Jesus Christ

Godhead – Part 3 of 4 Jesus Christ

In Greek Christ means, the anointed. Jesus is the first born of all of God’s children in the spirit. He is literally our eldest brother. If all the children of God were to be...
Holy Ghost

Godhead – Part 4 of 4 The Holy Ghost

Not a lot is known about who the Holy Ghost (Holy Spirit) is, but we do have a good idea as to how he works, and about his nature. Of the three people in the...