Reading Towards Change

The understanding gap between white and black is hurting and killing people. If you don’t want to understand the cultural differences, or if you think you don’t need to, you are the problem. If you do want to understand, you’ll have to drop some unconsciously held...

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...

Zion. Really.

If Joseph Smith had an authentic experience with the Divine (which I think he did), and if his experience was prophetic rather than strictly personal (which I think it was), his emerging vision of Zion was pretty much inevitable. To put it another way: The most...

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LGBTQ Mormon Crisis

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)