Why “Love The Sinner, Hate The Sin” Must Be Removed From Mormon Culture

Why “Love the sinner, hate the sin” must be removed from Mormon culture

"Love the sinner, hate the sin" terribly misses the mark and needs to be replaced…

Why “Love the sinner, hate the sin” must be removed from Mormon culture

"Love the sinner, hate the sin" terribly misses the mark and needs to be replaced with a new phrase.

The Advocate Within

The Advocate Within

I have found great success in meeting with stake presidencies and bishops in Calgary about…

The Advocate Within

I have found great success in meeting with stake presidencies and bishops in Calgary about the experiences of LGBTQ church…

Stand For God’s Law Of Love

Stand for God’s law of love

I’m a Mormon and I care about the gospel. Because I care about the gospel,…

Stand for God’s law of love

I’m a Mormon and I care about the gospel. Because I care about the gospel, it makes me angry when…

President Trump Announces Utah Travel Ban

President Trump announces Utah travel ban

President Trump has announced an executive order temporarily restricting travel into and out of the…

President Trump announces Utah travel ban

President Trump has announced an executive order temporarily restricting travel into and out of the state of Utah for at…

Two-transfer Missions: Yes, These Missionaries Have Every Right

Two-transfer missions: Yes, these missionaries have every right

A blog post about “two-transfer missions” was recently posted on ldsblogs.com. The post can be…

Two-transfer missions: Yes, these missionaries have every right

A blog post about “two-transfer missions” was recently posted on ldsblogs.com. The post can be viewed here. Today I want to…

My First Experience Marching With Mormons Building Bridges

My first experience marching with Mormons Building Bridges

Mormons Building Bridges (MBB) recently gathered in downtown Salt Lake City to march in the Utah…

My first experience marching with Mormons Building Bridges

Mormons Building Bridges (MBB) recently gathered in downtown Salt Lake City to march in the Utah Pride parade. The event was…

The Differences Dividing Us Aren’t Differences At All

The differences dividing us aren’t differences at all

We view ourselves as having so many differences, but a closer look reveals how much…

The differences dividing us aren’t differences at all

We view ourselves as having so many differences, but a closer look reveals how much we actually have in common.

Greg Trimble’s Cultural Revolution Post On Right Track, But Much More Is Needed

Greg Trimble’s cultural revolution post on right track, but much more is needed

Greg Trimble recently wrote about a Mormon cultural revolution. One more puzzle piece needs to…

Greg Trimble’s cultural revolution post on right track, but much more is needed

Greg Trimble recently wrote about a Mormon cultural revolution. One more puzzle piece needs to be added to his proposal.

What It’s Been Like To Raise A Black Child In A White World

What it’s been like to raise a black child in a white world

I’ve waited a really long time to write this. I felt like this is such…

What it’s been like to raise a black child in a white world

I’ve waited a really long time to write this. I felt like this is such an important topic that I…

Harkers Island Mormons: How Symbols Alter History

Harkers Island Mormons: How symbols alter history

More than thirty years ago, while serving as Bishop of the Harkers Island (NC) ward,…

Harkers Island Mormons: How symbols alter history

More than thirty years ago, while serving as Bishop of the Harkers Island (NC) ward, I had one of those…

Deseret News: Caught In Cultural War Between Tradition And Change

Deseret News: Caught in cultural war between tradition and change

Deseret News (hereafter referenced as DN) has been under consistent attack. From who? Their own…

Deseret News: Caught in cultural war between tradition and change

Deseret News (hereafter referenced as DN) has been under consistent attack. From who? Their own viewers. A broad base of…

Dr. Kathie Allen: Crisis Or No Crisis, We Can Come Together

Dr. Kathie Allen: Crisis or no crisis, we can come together

As Hurricane Maria bears down on Puerto Rico, and Florida and Texas clean up from…

Dr. Kathie Allen: Crisis or no crisis, we can come together

As Hurricane Maria bears down on Puerto Rico, and Florida and Texas clean up from Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, it’s…

Being On The Verge Of Homelessness Granted Me Fresh Perspectives

Being on the verge of homelessness granted me fresh perspectives

I used to have a negative outlook towards homeless people, holding tight to the “they…

Being on the verge of homelessness granted me fresh perspectives

I used to have a negative outlook towards homeless people, holding tight to the “they are lazy” and “they did…

When Suits Become A Stumbling Block: A Plea To My Brothers In Christ*

When Suits Become a Stumbling Block: A Plea to My Brothers in Christ*

There has been a lot of talking, debating, and hand-wringing among Christian bloggers lately about modesty; particularly yoga…

When Suits Become a Stumbling Block: A Plea to My Brothers in Christ*

There has been a lot of talking, debating, and hand-wringing among Christian bloggers lately about modesty; particularly yoga pants, making men uncomfortable by being attractive,…

Making The LDS Addiction Recovery Program More Accessible To Women

Making the LDS Addiction Recovery Program more accessible to women

The gender-neutral language of the LDS Addiction Recovery Program (ARP) workbook is a refreshing improvement…

Making the LDS Addiction Recovery Program more accessible to women

The gender-neutral language of the LDS Addiction Recovery Program (ARP) workbook is a refreshing improvement in comparison to the Big Book of…