93: New Podcast Stuff for 2016

http://media.blubrry.com/rationalfaiths/p/rationalfaiths.com/podcast/93NewStuff2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHere is a quick minisode to announce the success of the Liahona Children’s Foundation fundraiser as well...

A Lonely but Blessed Road

In light of the ongoing efforts of activism and inclusivity within and outside the LDS church, I wanted to share some thoughts from last month regarding Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and what it means to be a prophet or more specifically, have a prophetic vision for...

Leadership Myopia

Does it matter who your bishop is? In my experience, many types of people can be good bishops. But they are not identical. They bring their personalities and experience with them to the calling and no ‘mantle of priesthood authority’ completely erases that. When...

God Mostly Cares About the USA

There is one thing that been bugging me about the new LDS policy regarding children of gay parents being baptized (well, lots of things really). Why is it that here in Canada (and other countries for that matter; we weren’t the first) marriage equality has been...

The Trump Soundeth Long and Loud at Liberty!

….in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump” –One Corinthians 15:52 Donald Trump was recently invited to speak at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia by Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr., and his delivery wasn’t all that convincing, at least from a...

Making Spaces

I recently attended a round table discussion, hosted by Deseret Book, to discuss Patrick Q. Mason’s book “Planted: belief and belonging in an age of doubt”, which was reviewed on Sunday by Benjamin Knoll. The book, in general, is about making Mormonism work in the...

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The Barker Brothers’ Projects

Rational Faiths is taking a step to help those who cannot help themselves. We have pledged to “Adopt a Stake” through the Liahona Children’s Foundation. Join with us!

"...we are asking our Church leaders to inquire of the Lord if the one year wait on the temple sealing can be changed..."

"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." Martin Luther King Jr.

We’re putting our stories and the stories of those who have chosen to share out there. We hope you come away with a better understanding of what those who are injured or sick during their missions go through.

These videos were created for Latter-day Saint parents and allies to voice their love for their LGBT brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. They want to give a message of comfort and support to other parents who are navigating the difficult conflicts that can arise in families around this issue.

Quote of the Month

"It is not as a child that I believe and confess Jesus Christ. My hosanna is born of a furnace of doubt." (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

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