For what is Time: An Argument for the Existence of an Intelligent Designer “For what is time? Who can readily and briefly explain this? Who can even in thought comprehend it, so as to utter a word about it? But what in discourse do we mention more familiarly and knowingly, than time? And, we understand, when we...read more
THE ARGUMENT FOR GOD BEING THE BASIS FOR OBJECTIVE MORAL VALUES AND DUTIES: PART I Click here to read Part II As I have listened to multiple exit stories from people who have left the LDS church, one of the things I have noticed is that when their LDS beliefs leave, usually their belief in Jesus and God do as well. I have wondered...read more
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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
"...I believe we have misinterpreted the words of the Savior, "Ask and ye shall receive," in a manner that transforms God into nothing more than a genie that sometimes emerges from a lamp to grant our wishes and sometimes doesn't. We focus on what prayer can do for us. On the other hand, we ignore the reconciliatory, transformative, and redemptive aspect of earnest prayers - what prayer can do to us...It's about having the kind of heart God wants me to have, which is love. God wants me to be like Him. Therefore I have to become love...In our culturally narcissistic way, we think that the universe somehow revolves around us and that God is going to give us guidance like a Garmin or a GPS. I don't think that is how it works. I think God is passionate about one thing and that is teaching us how to love and creating people that love...We have these narcissistic ideas when it is quite simple, God wants you to love" (Dan McDonald A Thoughtful Faith podcast, episode 41, 18:09).