I’ve been pondering the topic of excommunication for a few weeks, and I’ve come to a few conclusions: 1) It is a merciful, redemptive process 2) It is modeled after the process we all go through with Christ on an individual basis In 3 Nephi 18, Christ gives the following instruction to his chosen, ordained […]Read more "Excommunication: A big, scary word that means “mercy”"
The title of this entry may surprise you because it seems to go against everything we’ve been told by traditional Judeo-Christian theology. “Love of money is the root of all evil,” the Bible instructs. (1 Timothy 6:10) In this article, I hope to demonstrate that if viewed the right way, material things like money, vehicles, […]Read more "The Godliness of Material Things"
As a society, we will only be successful if we master our emotions. And we must teach our children to do the same.Read more "Don’t Follow Your Heart"
Every time there’s a shooting, our nation enters an increasingly polarizing conversation about what we can do about “gun violence.” The Right says the Left has no right to take away one’s right to self-defense, and the Left says the Right has no right to endanger the public. But as usual, both are having the […]Read more "Laws Don’t Stop Crime; People Do"
After the tragic shooting in a Charleston church, it didn’t take long for our President to say that these kinds of shootings don’t happen in other countries. He went on to push his gun control agenda and used the tragedy to blame Republicans for not passing gun control laws that he agrees with. Well…these kinds of […]Read more "Mass Murders Do Happen in Other Countries"
Update: Please see my published novella on this subject. It contains 14 references to medical studies and is designed to help laypeople understand the science behind this complex medical topic. Bruce Jenner’s transition to Caitlyn Jenner has raised the topic of transgenderism into the forefront of public debate. But, like the climate change debate, […]Read more "Transgenderism: A Medical Condition. Not A Circus, Not a Social Movement"
The Marriage Debate can be solved by a simple libertarian solution: divorce. It might sound drastic, but in my opinion, it is the only way to ensure that liberty is protected for all peoples. Currently there are two main camps in the Marriage Debate: 1) This camp believes in traditional marriage, or in other words, […]Read more "Divorcing from Government: A Libertarian Solution to the Marriage Debate"