Lately I’ve been pondering again what Jesus did for us, searching for and reviewing answers to eternally significant questions. For instance, what does salvation really mean and how does it apply to me personally?SalvationThe gospel is often called, “The Plan of Salvation.” Yet how many committed Christians express concern that their Mormon friends haven’t been “saved?” Accusations abound that Mormons believe they can earn salvation and don’t need the grace of Christ.What does it mean to be Read More.
Jared and Allison had been struggling with their sexual relationship. She had some issues from her past that made sex scary for her. Through counseling they were both coming to better understand the impact of her past experiences. Jared became better at empathizing with her feelings and fears.One night Jared was giving Allison a foot massage as a way to help her relax after a long day. He had been doing this more often lately, which helped his wife internalize that she was safe with him and Read More.
Recently, I was wandering around in the hills near my house trying to get some exercise when I stumbled upon a sight that inspired me to think about my role a member of the restored church. It was a sight I had seen many times before because of the massive excavation and development that was taking place near my house. A developer is literally moving mountains in order to create space wherein he can build 465 homes. I have been watching hundreds of coordinated machines swarm like ants to cut Read More.
Editor’s Note: The following is the first installment in our new series, “Discoveries: Essential Truths for Relationships“.To see the introduction to the series, click here. Parenting is tough. We are forced to make a stream of wise and compassionate decisions while trying to manage all the craziness of life from backed-up toilets and spilled orange juice to distressing shortages of milk or underwear. It’s amazing anyone survives!Take, for example, the frantic mother who was trying to mount a Read More.
Editor’s Note: The following is the introduction to a new series from Wallace Goddard on the Lord’s teachings on relationships that we can use to improve our lives today. The series is called, “Discoveries: Essential Truths for Relationships” and a new installment will be published each week. The first installment in the series is also featured today. See it by clicking here. The world’s best expert on families and relationships is God. No one else can match His understanding. No one.So, as Read More.