Latter-day LGBTQ+: Connor Smith

April 15, 2020

Reading Time: 9 minutes Connor Smith* spends many mornings praying in his car, putting his head on the steering wheel, looking up at God and just talking to him. Connor describes his relationship with God as very close. He enjoys telling Heavenly Father about his day, and talking to Heavenly Father like his old friend. Currently, Connor is in […]

Making Fun of Mormons: How far is too far?

September 30, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Comedian David Cross of “Arrested Development” drew heavy criticism from Twitter users, religious commentators and others when he posted a photoshopped picture of himself in Church of Jesus Christ temple garments ahead of a tour stop in Salt Lake City in August. “Utah, learn the real truth!” the promotional image said. Many weren’t amused, including […]

Monday Night Football vs. Family Home Evening

October 12, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes Jessica Allen | Assistant Sports Editor | @Jessdaleallen Sports Column According to the website for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints “Family home evening is a time to strengthen family ties. We do this by learning the gospel together, by listening to each other’s feelings, thoughts and ideas, and by enjoying activities together. It is […]