Halloween is upon us. It is time for ghosts, candy, pumpkin and silly posts like this one.
Given the love most progressives have for Pope Francis, it’s odd for me to write a defense of his papacy. Especially as a gay man and as a mainline protestant minister. But […]
“It is better to feed ten impostors than to run the risk of turning away one honest petition.” -Joseph Smith, as quoted by Hugh Nibley “The conditions of sharing demanded by the […]
If you call yourself a Christian and you refuse to serve someone you think is a sinner, then you are a liar. Because Christ, the namesake of Christianity, never refused anyone, regardless of the sin, well, except perhaps for hypocrisy.
The poster says in Danish, we are stronger together. The National Review has a new piece on socialism in Scandinavia. And it notes the continual history of the US left in […]
There has been a flurry of dismissals in the news. Folks in the church coming out in support of marriage equality and LGBT inclusion have lost their job, their faith has been […]
I have only discovered Joy Division over that last 5 years. I had heard of them before that. I knew some New Order songs. But only recently have I discover the dark […]
When they turn the pages of history When these days have passed long ago Will they read of us with sadness For the seeds that we let grow We turned our gaze […]
There’s no bread, let them eat cake There’s no end to what they’ll take Flaunt the fruits of noble birth Wash the salt into the earth But they’re marching to Bastille Day […]
November 19, 2015 will mark exactly 100 years since Joe Hill was killed by a Utah Firing squad. In remembrance many events are being planned across the United States, and in other […]
Introduction: Although drinking alcohol is against what we as Latter-day-Saints know as the word of wisdom. That doesn’t mean we cant learn important truths from those of other faiths, whose customs might […]
“I just can’t set aside what I know of biology,” my dear friend Dwight told me as he explained why he had not yet tackled the June 7th topic in his blog […]