Closer Now Than Before

If you thought you had plenty of time yet to give to Alma’s Closet for the 2018 General Assembly, we have to tell you that the Assembly is almost here. This is it! Wonderful, dedicated missionaries are expecting some of their dreams to come true when they visit Alma’s Closet. For years, World Missions and [...] »

Relax Christians—You’re Not Being Persecuted

Everywhere I look lately, I’m assaulted with reoccurring updates, tweets, and political stump speeches about the “criminalization of Christianity.” The right seeks to strengthen their base with a narrative of fear. Senator Cruz, echoing the language of Mike Huckabee recently said, “Unequivocally. I stand with every American that the Obama Administration is trying to force [... »

5 Tips for Developing Opinions Worth Having

Opinions can be dangerous. The perspective I adopted yesterday can adversely affect the way I assimilate information tomorrow. If I’m not careful, a poorly formed opinion will dramatically undermine my intellectual growth and emotional maturity. On some level, we all know that not every opinion is a good one. Some are considerably more rational and sophisticated than […] The... »

Help! I’m a Christian Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts

I was 16 when my life was first touched by suicide. A good friend and fellow dishwasher at a family restaurant shot himself in his bedroom one weekend while his parents were away. I was devastated. He was one of the funniest and most vivacious people I have ever known. When I had saved up $800 […] The post Help! I’m a Christian Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts appeared first on ... »

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