Category: secularism

Is John Dehlin like unto King Saul?: Reflections on orthodoxy and dissent

“The worth of souls is great in the sight of God ...

The Cause of Christians

As we all know, the same-sex marriage issue is a hot ...

Why Fight It?

“Gay marriage is going to happen, so why fight it?”  “Legalization of ...

How does the “World” teach me to be a Christian?

When I consider the cultures described in the scope of New ...

Entertained or Devoted?

My husband and I went to see the movie, Man ...

Equal Opportunity Prayer, For only $5!!

I am not sure how many of you have heard of ...

Is College Education for Naught When You Just Stay Home?

A while ago I was talking to a BYU student in ...

Lambs in Public Education

I am convinced that my third grade teacher Mrs. Sype was ...

Who’s in Charge of My Child’s Education?

When I had my first child I couldn’t wait for him ...

Easter Beyond the Basket

I sometimes hesitate to admit a few things about myself, because ...

Part 6: In Which I Finally Get to Gay Marriage

This essay is the sixth and final in a series about Gay ...

Part 5: What is Marriage?

This essay is the fifth in a series about Gay Marriage and ...

Part 4: Why Does a Word Matter?

This essay is the fourth in a series about Gay Marriage and ...

Part 3: Gay Rights in Our Time and Place

This essay is the third in a series about Gay Marriage and ...

Part 2: American Assumptions about Orientation and Identity

This essay is the second in a series about Gay Marriage ...

Gay Marriage and Proposition 8, Part 1

Next month, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about the ...

What is Influencing You?

Sheri Dew visited our area for a 3-Stake fireside Saturday night. ...

On Losing Our Religion

NPR ran a series recently called Losing Our Religion.  Jen posted ...

Three questions from the 1964 Freedom Summer

A few days ago, my brother made the observation that Americans ...

I’m Being Tried?

I've been listening to NPR's Morning Edition series "Losing Our Religion" the ...

Dia de Los Muertos

Halloween coincides with the Mexican festival Dia de Los Muertos (Nov ...

Reconciling the Conflicts between Science and Religion

I grew up with a father who loved science, religion, and ...

The Contradictions of the Adversary

If I were to fall off a cliff, it would be ...