129: The CES Podcast, Episode 21a: John 1

129: The CES Podcast, Episode 21a: John 1

http://media.blubrry.com/rationalfaiths/p/rationalfaiths.com/podcast/129CES_NT_2017_21a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Is “The Word” in John 1 possibly referring to Mother in Heaven? Why does the Gospel of John...
Who is Lucifer Really?: A Rebuttal

Who is Lucifer Really?: A Rebuttal

As Mormons, we believe that Heavenly Father presented a plan for his spirit children in the preexistence.  In this great Council in Heaven, Jesus was selected to be the one through whom redemption would be brought about through his intense suffering. However, Lucifer...
From “Oh, My Father” to “Restless Weaver” – Ola is the New Eliza!

From “Oh, My Father” to “Restless Weaver” – Ola is the New Eliza!

er Restless Weaver by Ola Harrison It seems everyone in the LDS world is familiar with the hymn “Oh, My Father” by Eliza R. Snow. For Mormons, this hymn is unique in the sense that it both mentions Heavenly Mother and functions as a prayer in its own right: In the...
The Day Heavenly Mother Lost Her Temple Recommend

The Day Heavenly Mother Lost Her Temple Recommend

A couple years ago, I began assisting as a moderator for the Finding Heavenly Mother Project, a Facebook group devoted to seeking out Heavenly Mother. It was an honor to have this special “calling” extended to me by my friend who founded the group. Over time, however,...
Using the Priesthood I Don’t Have

Using the Priesthood I Don’t Have

Recently, I got called “Pastor” at work, and since I teach religious studies at the local community college, it makes perfect sense. Sadly, I had to correct my colleague and explain to him that women in my denomination cannot be ordained, but I thanked him for the...