Posts about government


Letting God Prevail over Politics

An online forum asked Church members if the Church endorsed Republicans or Democrats. One member’s highly-voted answer essentially said:

The Church stays out of politics. But when you look at our faith’s teachings about family values, sexual morality, drugs, and self-reliance, it’s no surprise that, in my experience, most Church members are Republicans like me.

Another highly voted answer showed a different perspective. Something like:

The Church...

Think U.S. elections are contentious? Try Nephite elections!

Elections have been on my mind recently, as I’m sure they have been on all of ours. 4 years ago, we experience the most divisive election in my lifetime. But by all available data, it looks like this one is going to make that one look “mostly peaceful” in comparison. Even within the Church, relations between good members with differing political ideologies have been seriously strained. But if you are...

The Lamanite, the lock-down, and our Liberty

This week in Come Follow Me, we studied the discourse of Samuel the Lamanite on the wall of Zarahemla. Take note of the reaction of the people. In the first few verses of Helaman 16, we read that there were two different and completely opposite reactions to his message: One group believed in his words and sought baptism by those who were authorized to administer in the ordinances of the...

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