Lessons learned from the MTC President Sex Abuse Scandal
“If Thine Eye Offend Thee” (Part 1 – Blind Obedience? – To Question or Not to Question? That is the Question!)
McKenna Denson has accused former MTC President, Joseph L. Bishop, of rape while she was serving as a sister missionary at the Provo Missionary Training Center in 1984. Is there a faithful perspective to the MTC President sex abuse scandal? What can we learn from the Joseph L. Bishop story?
To Date or Not to Date? That is the Question.
James F. Stoddard III, with L. Hannah Stoddard Respect for Leaders All of my life I have been accused of blindly obeying my leaders. I was generally the one or among the small minority that left the movie, wouldn’t listen to the music or sounded out the unpopular teaching from an inspired leader or prophet. […]
Do We Still Believe in the Patriarchal Order?
Latter-day Courtship: A new (old) approach to dating L. Hannah Stoddard, edited by James F. Stoddard III and L. Sarah Stoddard We have been told that “we’ve never had a better generation of young people in the Church than we have today.” Why then are we losing more to immorality than we have ever lost? […]
Book of Mormon Passages for Biblical Christians
L. Hannah Stoddard, edited by James F. Stoddard III Do We Still Believe in the Patriarchal Order? In our day the phrase “Patriarchal Order” provokes deep emotions, generally negative, to many members of the Church. To a growing number the Patriarchal Order is either something of the past that we have now finally moved beyond […]
Does the Heartland Model contradict statements made by the Leadership of the Church?
James F. Stoddard III and L. Hannah Stoddard Book of Mormon Passages for Biblical Christians In our age, the truth and authenticity of the Bible is greatly under attack. Academics and those considering themselves educated ridicule the Biblical account of the Creation, the life spans of the Patriarchs reaching nearly a millennia, the literal Fall […]
James F. Stoddard III If the Book of Mormon events occurred in North America, as Joseph Smith as well as other Presidents of the church have indicated, does this make other statements by the leadership of the Church inaccurate? It appears on initial investigation that the early Brethren contradict what some of the later Brethren, […]