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Superbowl Culture Shock

Since leaving for China over 8 years ago, I occasionally experience some culture shock when I come back to the United States. A couple hours ago I felt so fortunate…

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Thinking DIfferently About Same-sex Attraction: A Valuable Presentation from Jeff Robinson

One of the highlights of this week’s 2018 FairMormon Conference for me was the presentation by Dr. Jeff Robinson, “Thinking Differently About Same-sex Attraction.” Dr. Robinson has a Ph.D. in…

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The Church in a Changing World: Robert Griffiths Answers the Question, “What if I’m Uncomfortable with the Church’s Position on Social Issues?

The author of the guest post below, Robert D. Griffiths, is one of the most impressive men I know. I interacted with him frequently while he was serving as the…

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An Insane, Kingly Decree: Flushing the Constitution Again and Empowering Pedophiles

One of the awkward things about bathrooms in China is that there is less privacy than we Westerners tend to like. Floor to ceiling windows may be next to urinals….

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Blame Mom: A Late Mother’s Day Gift from CNN, Peggy Drexler, and UC San Diego

Like most universities, the University of California, San Diego strives to assure parents that their university is a safe place for the children that parents will be sending there. These…

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2014 Fair Conference: Ty Mansfield on Sexual Identity and Same-Sex Attraction from an LDS Perspective

The recent 2014 Fair Conference, held Aug. 7-8, 2014 in Provo, offers a great selection of faith-strengthening perspectives from a broad mix of speakers. Topics include same-sex attraction, the Book…

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Betrayed by Petraeus: Why Fidelity Matters

The resignation of Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus over an extramarital affair reminds us of some of the many dangerous consequences of marital infidelity. Espionage 101 teaches that sexual…

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Real Prophets, Real Men: Opposing Pornography

True prophets in biblical times were always speaking out against popular but evil trends. The intellectuals, the elite, the celebrities, and other opinion molders of the day often despised the…

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