Some days Church is really long. REALLLLLLLLLLY long. I mean, we always say that the sacrament is the most important part, so why do we distract from what takes 10-15 minutes with another 2 and half hours of Church? Not to mention that oodles of members hold the Priesthood making them eligible (under proper direction) […]Read more "Why Church Sanctifies the Sacrament"
Welcome to another installment of Flash Reviews, where I share brief snapshot reviews of the movies I’ve watched, books I’ve read and occasional other entertainment I’ve consumed since the last time I did this. Usually once every two months or so. WARNING: Spoilers lie ahead, so just watch out. Not super detailed spoilers, since these […]Read more "Flash Reviews, Pt. 6"
Anytime a policy, doctrine, cultural element, or action happens that meets with our disapproval, we seem pretty quick to claim “Jesus would never do that!” or some variation thereof. There’s a host of blog posts touching on the issue (notably the Trimble “Stop Pretending Christ was Accepting of Everyone” and the plethora of responses). Yet, […]Read more "What Would Jesus Really Do?"
God works in mysterious ways. But what does that really mean? Like, is He/She/They some incredibly powerful warlock? A Jedi master of Yoda-level abilities? A mutant with powers like Jean Grey? A superhero like Wonder Woman/Batman/Prof. X? An uber-Pope? Moses on steroids? I read a fascinating article the other day about how loads of people […]Read more "It’s a Kind of Magic"