Do businesses have a right to deny services to homosexuals based on religious conviction?

According to Komo News 4 and the Seattle PI, several Republican Lawmakers are introducing a measure to exclude business owners from Anti-Discriminatory lawsuits where their religious beliefs would be protected in denying services or goods to those who identify as homosexuals. This measure is Senate Bill 5927. It is being sponsored by 12 of the … Continue reading Do businesses have a right to deny services to homosexuals based on religious conviction?

Church Issues Statement on Boy Scouts of America

From the Mormon Newsroom | Church Issues Statement on Boy Scouts of America.   NEWS RELEASE —  25 APRIL 2013 Church Issues Statement on Boy Scouts of America SALT LAKE CITY —  For 100 years, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has enjoyed a strong, rewarding relationship with Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Recently, BSA has … Continue reading Church Issues Statement on Boy Scouts of America

As the wicked prosper to their demise

Typically, when we read about prosperity and blessings, we read about how those who follow the counsel, will and desire of a loving Heavenly Father receive promised riches. Not the kind that we would understand, however those of heavenly riches as well as riches to continue to bless and provide for those who are less … Continue reading As the wicked prosper to their demise

The Danger of Blaming Muslims

  Here is a wonderful and short article on why we as Christians need to reach out to our friends and neighbors who are Muslim. This is especially true given that there are some who utilized Islam to bring terror and fear in the hearts of men. Also, we ought not to ever forget the … Continue reading The Danger of Blaming Muslims

“Early Christian Monotheism” | Larry Hurtados Blog

Larry Hurtado provides insight and commentary on the New Testament and Early Christianity. His latest article provides some interesting discussions on the nature of Monotheism as it was understood among Ancient Jewish and Christian believers verses Christian believers of today. His article is here: “Early Christian Monotheism” | Larry Hurtados Blog. Hurtado begins the examination that … Continue reading “Early Christian Monotheism” | Larry Hurtados Blog

Gay Marriage | A fresh and eternal perspective

Today, an interesting conversation ensued between a fellow classmate and I. As we talked about the class and the quiz, our conversation veered toward what area of study and career we are concentrating to work in. For myself, I am already working in the field as a Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee. Our conversation progressed; he … Continue reading Gay Marriage | A fresh and eternal perspective

Mormanity – A Mormon Blog (But Not Just for Mormons): Does Grant Palmer Really Claim to Have Rescued a Mormon General Authority Away from the LDS Faith?

Mormanity - A Mormon Blog (But Not Just for Mormons): Does Grant Palmer Really Claim to Have Rescued a Mormon General Authority Away from the LDS Faith?.   There's a remarkable story circulating the Net in which a prominent LDS General Authority allegedly lost his faith due to the teachings of Grant Palmer, the controversial … Continue reading Mormanity – A Mormon Blog (But Not Just for Mormons): Does Grant Palmer Really Claim to Have Rescued a Mormon General Authority Away from the LDS Faith?

Professor That Asked Students to Step on ‘Jesus’ Gets What He Deserves | Independent Journal Review

This is from the Independent Journal Review. A Professor That Asked Students to Step on 'Jesus' Gets What He Deserves | Independent Journal Review. According to the news article, a Latter-day Saint Student at Florida Atlantic University declined to participate in an activity where a Professor of Communications asked his students to write the name "Jesus" … Continue reading Professor That Asked Students to Step on ‘Jesus’ Gets What He Deserves | Independent Journal Review

Helpful or Heartless Toward Others?

Today's devotion is from My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers. It is reflective of how we maintain our relationship with Heavenly Father and with those whom we associate with day in and day out. The question we must ask ourselves is this: do we take the time to intercede on behalf of other … Continue reading Helpful or Heartless Toward Others?