Biblical Curses are Not Racist & Latter-day Saints Do Not Need to Apologize

When one thinks of the word curse their mind may take them back to a favorite children’s book, fairy tale, or Disney movie. The curses found in scripture take on a very different meaning. The Bible begins with the glory of creation, but the narrative of man’s relation to God quickly devolves into a theme

3 Issues That Still Haunt the Church & 3 Fatal Flaws In the Critics’ Argument

Many, I am sure, if they have any knowledge of the following culturally sensitive topics as they relate to the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saint’s history, have long written the church off as an awkward cult in the mountains of Utah. Why go to a church “with a history” and with “baggage”? There are

Was Joseph Smith a criminal, a fraud, and a supporter of slavery?

Among the list of stigmas Latter-day Saints have to deal with none are more insidious than the claims that Joseph Smith was a fraud, a criminal, and a supporter of slavery. These accusations were front-and-center with the liberal media during the Mitt Romney campaigns as they cherry-picked parts of the Church’s history (see video at

Is the Book of Mormon Racist?

  Early in 2012, during Mormon candidate Mitt Romney’s run for the Republican nomination for president, Dr. Obery M. Hendricks, author of The Universe Bends Toward Justice, published a piece in the Huffington Post on blacks and the Mormon priesthood. The fact that this topic came up during a presidential campaign demonstrates the gravity of