The Secret to Lasting Peace and Comfort

Life isn’t easy. I’ve written a couple of times now about pain, loss, and death and it’s a recurring question and dilemma for a lot of good people: Why did this have to happen? How will I survive…? Is there anything anywhere that will ever make it right again? If you’re a Christian—and whether that’s a Reformed Christian, a Mormon Christian, or some other version … Continue reading The Secret to Lasting Peace and Comfort

Pain, Loss, and The Purpose of Life

This is a topic that will likely take more than one post to address. There are a lot of insights, opinions, and revealed truths I can share, but it will likely take more time than today to do so (my wife tells me I should consider making my posts shorter which I plan to do, at least as much as possible; that was already a … Continue reading Pain, Loss, and The Purpose of Life

An Atheist and a Mormon Go Fishing

Are Mormons allowed to laugh? This is a common question I get, along with others like … “So, can you guys dance, watch sports, play sports, drink soda, go to the movies, get in the water, etc.?” Oh, and the classic: “How many moms do you have anyway?” (Just one, in case you’re wondering at all … the best one, in my personal opinion; I’m … Continue reading An Atheist and a Mormon Go Fishing

Guest Post: Finding Peace/Joy in Death

Originally posted on Latter-Day Disciple:
Last week, a good friend of a good friend passed away. This young man had bravely and faithfully fought cancer for five exhausting years, almost since he and his wife had been married. The news of his passing left us – virtual strangers to him – in tears. We mourned for his wife and 3-month old twin sons. We were… Continue reading Guest Post: Finding Peace/Joy in Death