Relationship and Sexuality Courses available at discount

Jennifer Finlayson Fife is a colleague whom I esteem greatly.  I have had the opportunity to interview her for a podcast regarding Mormon Female Sexuality as well as present with her regarding the management of successful faith transitions within relational dynamics.  I highly recommend her work and am glad to help her advertise her current [Read More...]

Book Review: Sex and the Single Christian Girl

I was asked by Patheos to do the following book review: In Sex and the Single Christian Girl: Fighting for Purity in a Rom-com World, Marian Jordan Ellis takes a Christian stand for sexual purity in her delivery to other Christian women.   She speaks of the importance of sexual morality as related to our personal [Read More...]

Advocating for Your Gay Mormon Family Member

I recently had the opportunity to interview Wendy and Tom Montgomery and their two children, Jordan (15) and Susannah (14).  They are devout Mormons from California who have five children in total.  They were part of the movement of many LDS members who pounded on doors in 2008 to support the passage of Proposition 8, the [Read More...]

Respectful Commenting

I just want to remind everyone that I have a “no tolerance” policy for harsh or unkind comments.  There are plenty of places we can have those types of conversations on the web – and I really try hard to keep this a respectful space where everyone can feel safe and supported – even when [Read More...]

Survey for Return Missionaries

For those of you who have served an LDS mission, the following survey is currently being taken: Purple Heart RMs  They are a group trying to address medical issues which occur on missions and are planning to meet with an emeritus general authority to present their data by the end of this month.  Please take [Read More...]

Is oral sex wrong before marriage?

Is it wrong to partake in sexual acts like oral sex, fingering and handjobs before marriage? If so, what can go wrong? I’m a firm believer that sexual intercourse should be reserved for marriage due to scientific evidence, but whether the same applies to other sexual acts is a point of conflict for me. I [Read More...]

Teaching Chastity to the Relief Society

Lesson I will be giving in Relief Society on September 22, 2013. Based on the talk given by Elder David A. Bednar: We Believe in Being Chaste from the April 2013 General Conference My Favorite Quotes from the Lesson: All human beings—male and female—are created in the image of God. Each is a beloved spirit son [Read More...]

I am cutting myself…

I am the only person in my family who believes in the lds church. I love to go church every Sunday. I love to play soccer and I am a cutter. That’s kind of hard to say without being disappointed and crying but living in an lds based place I’ve had a hard time finding [Read More...]

I have an addiction to porn…

I have an addiction to porn. I’m busy going to a support group and the 12step process. I’m currently on probation – church wise that is. My wife and I have been wondering how do we now fix the physical side of our marriage? My wife has been sick for many years on and off. [Read More...]

Teaching about Chastity to the Youth

This is an email I wrote in reply to the Young Women’s presidency in my ward wanting some feedback as to good quotes/resources for teaching about chastity – which is the theme this month.  So this is the quick email I responded with: sorry it’s written in a somewhat discombobulated way: I know which scripture [Read More...]


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