Get in the For-Life Boat: Finding Titanic Fallacies in the Church

On August 7th, 2021, Bradley R. Wilcox–second counselor in the Young Men general presidency–delivered an address to single adult members of the LDS church who attended the Abundant Life Conference. His talk, titled “Get in the Lifeboat: Finding Safety in the Church,” compared being unaffiliated with the church to failing to get into one ofContinue reading “Get in the For-Life Boat: Finding Titanic Fallacies in the Church”

I Think, Therefore I Left

There are a lot of reasons I left the Mormon church, but one of the biggest ones is this: No matter what kinds of mind-bending inconsistencies and outright cruelties you discover and present about the Mormon church, its members will inevitably dodge all responsibility to be creatures of reason with one of the following partyContinue reading “I Think, Therefore I Left”

If Ye Have Love

A woman I deeply respect but haven’t seen in over a decade messaged me on Facebook recently. She asked, ‘”How do you reconcile church teachings about marriage/gender/same sex attraction with support for the LGBT community?” This was a sincere question from a compassionate woman of faith. I don’t know the deeper, underlying impetus behind herContinue reading “If Ye Have Love”