Christianity is divined, in my opinion, into three main ideologies, Catholic, Protestant, and Mormons. There are two Catholic churches, divided centuries ago when the Roman church created the position of Pope, whom the Greek church refused to accept. When people started to read the Bible, the Protestant churches were born. There are literally hundreds of thousands of these and they are all based on the Bible, rather than the Apostles’ Creed. While some, like the Lutherans, still accept part of this creed, others, like the Jehovah’s Witnesses, outright reject it. Last but not least, the Mormon churches all accept the Book of Mormon as a Holy Book, along with the Bible. More »

I’m interrupting my series on Women in the Book of Mormon to talk about something that makes no sense – the LDS Church’s reaction to the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) policy changes. I wasn’t going to talk about it, but the reaction makes so little sense, it is hard not to.

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Some are upset, some are thrilled. The Boy Scouts of America may soon be rejecting its ban on homosexuals. While this is great news for freedom lovers, I cannot see why members of the LDS Church care one way or another. The BSA is a man-made organization, not one inspired by God. God has called an openly gay man as a counselor in a bishopric, so there is no reason one could not be called by man as a “volunteer” Scout leader. More »

On January 27, 2015, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a press conference that some news groups saw as a new move for the Church in policy regarding our engagment with the LGBT community. However, those in the know quickly realized, as Elder D. Todd Christofferson stated, that this was merely a restatement of current policy. The real question for members should be, is this stance doctrinal and does it really reflect what we are honestly trying to do?  More »

In the Children’s Songbook, there is a song, Follow the Prophet, the chorus being the key lesson the song is teaching our Primary children More »