Losing Your Children and Eternal Procreative Power Upon Disobedience

-“President Brigham Young explained that our families are not yet ours. The Lord has committed them to us to see how we will treat them. Only if we are faithful will they be given to us forever. What we do on earth determines whether or not we will be worthy to become heavenly parents.“(Gospel Principles [manual,Read more

What do we see when people get away from Gospel Centered Lives?

-immodesty -sexual movies/TV -R rated movies -tolerance -idleness -greed -elaborate clothing -foul language -show up at church sometimes but don’t contribute -video game addiction -postponed marriage -postponed childbearing -word of wisdom leniency -neglect of scripture study -rare & shallow prayer -infrequent temple attendance -white lies -tolerance for apostate groups -excessive social lives -complaining attitudes -entitlementRead more

Resolution of Teenage Delinquency through Independent Family Structures

For decades now, we have been perplexed about crime and delinquency of teenagers. Is there something fundamentally chaotic about this age of the human being, or is there something about the way we treat them which triggers this rebellion? Let’s look at the most basic unit of society: the family. Adult divorce is through theRead more

How Cohabitation and Low Birthrates Hurt Homes & Nations

Studies show that cohabitation (living with someone of the opposite sex and having sexual intercourse with that person outside of marriage) is climbing in these past 50  years to record highs. Not only will there be no rising generation and dramatic depopulation worldwide except in some small parts of Africa and among the Mormons, butRead more

Marriage Forums

-LDS FAMILY (5,310 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/296185170402060/ -BYU Family Life Majors (208 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/1058094077542637/ -LDS Divorced / Widowed Support (2,601 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/134802432893/ -LDS Widows & Widowers (1,755 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/117782395012346/ -LDS Men and Healthy Sexuality Reading and Discussion Group (24 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/1872603883019162/ -LDS Members: Pornography Addiction Support Group (37 members) https://www.facebook.com/groups/116132365868331/ -LDS Men Building Healthy Marital Intimacy andRead more

The Family: A Proclamation to the World 1995 – Full Text

By The First Presidency and Council of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Full text from https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/manual/the-family-a-proclamation-to-the-world/the-family-a-proclamation-to-the-world?lang=eng This proclamation was read by President Gordon B. Hinckley as part of his message at the General Relief Society Meeting held September 23, 1995, in Salt Lake City, Utah. (It remains aRead more

The ‘God Loves All Lifestyles Equally’ Fallacy: A Letter to a Friend with Same Sex Attraction

Responding to the notion that being queer means you love all people, and that God loves you, and that is enough, including a justification of setting aside the church of God.   …I’m sure you’re dealing with people walking away from your friendship over this [declaration of being Queer]. I enjoy your company and wishRead more

We are Wicked as Sodom – Prophet Quotes

-“…when I review the performance of this people in comparison with what is expected, I am appalled and frightened. Iniquity seems to abound. The Destroyer seems to be taking full advantage of the time remaining to him in this, the great day of his power. Evil seems about to engulf us like a great wave,Read more

Help Erase Sex Culture

Here are some ideas to help combat the prevalent sex culture of our time: Make pornography illegal in every particular. Make consensual adultery illegal (it harms society in a similar way that consensual homosexuality harms society, or that any other negative behavior of consenting adults harms society. Just because two adults consent doesn’t make somethingRead more

History of Fashion

Well did Brigham Young encourage the saints to make their own clothing rather than following the fashions of the merchants of Babylon! Too many saints today think that if their swim wear isn’t ‘extreme’ that it’s appropriate. The issue is that the definition of extreme gets pushed further back all the time, whilst the standardsRead more

Joining The Church: Salvation, Alcohol, & Sexual Chastity

List of questions: Why would you go to heaven and not me? I’m a good religious person. What about those who never got a passport but were good people? Can they enter God’s city? If I am a good person just not a member of the church, why would I have to live with murderersRead more

Give me a State of Refuge! The Dangers of Federal Homosexuality Laws

Excerpts from my comments in a debate over laws espousing homosexuality and enforced accommodation of homosexual lifestyles in places of business. Treated are the notions that the homosexual rights movement is erasing gender from society, and that I, having a religious view of the importance of gender, should be allowed to practice my religion inRead more

Yoga Pants and Freedom-To-Do-Whatever Debate

Video presentation of this article: part 1, and part 2 Responding to “What’s wrong with wearing yoga pants in public? Why not just let people live the way they want?” Includes discussion on public dress, privileges of religious societies, privileges of non-religious societies, the grace of Jesus not being a do-whatever-you-want-clause, US dress vs Islamic nations dress,Read more

Q & A Face to Face with Elders Oaks and Ballard November 2017 – Lecture Notes

Topics: porn, dating, homosexuality, prayer, testimony, Holy Ghost, doubt, marriage, choices, gender roles, church history, Sabbath, career, repentance, standards -*My notes here do not represent the complete ideas expressed in this broadcast, but points I’ve considered most pertinent. Though incomplete, I’ve tried to be fair in this report. -This is to a large audience ofRead more