What Do Mormons Believe About Abortion?

November 30, 2012
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“We affirm the sanctity of life and of its importance in God’s eternal plan.” —The Family: A Proclamation to the World Years ago I was in Salt Lake City for a conference of members of our church. Picketing outside the conference center were opponents of our faith who proclaimed, among other things, that we ought […]


Question: Number of children

March 30, 2012

Q. Do Mormons have to have 7 children to go to heaven? Ha! No, you can get into heaven with as few as zero children and as many as 100+. As Mormons become familiar with God’s plan of happiness, we begin to see the pivotal importance of family, and so many families become larger than […]

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Does God Know Me?

February 5, 2012

One of the most amazing blessings that came to me when I was a missionary for the LDS Church was feeling an intense amount of love for perfect strangers.  When I had been in one place only 3 weeks, I remember having this epiphony: “God knows everyone!  He knows their problems, He helps them in […]

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Happy Families

December 3, 2011

“Happiness in family life is most likely to be achieved when founded upon the teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ.  Successful marriages and families are established and maintained on principles of faith, prayer, repentance, forgiveness, respect, love, compassion, work, and wholesome recreational activities.” – The Family: A Proclamation to the World “Since ‘no other success […]

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Father’s Day

June 19, 2011

Happy Father’s Day! Today in church, the young children went up to the front and sang some songs about fathers that they have been practicing for the last couple of weeks.  It was fun to hear and see them sing.  I also watched with great interest as my oldest son, who is 3 years old, […]