What I believe

My faith is an important part of who I am. Click on the link below to learn more of my personal beliefs as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


This will be a space for musings around my religion- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Some will be academic and some will be devotional.

Spiritual momentum: Running the wrong way up an escalator

Easter and the atonement

I can’t dance

The Golden Thread of Discipleship

In the world

Intentional Discipleship


Not as the world giveth

The faith to move mountains

Freedom of Religion and Belief in The Book of Mormon

Religions of the World and the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ


No significant learning can occur without a significant relationship

Changed for good

Now the birth of Jesus was on this wise


Christmas through the eyes of Matthew and Luke

Palm Sunday

Reconciliation and the Prodigal Son

The Legacy of the First Vision

A mirror of God’s light

Serving in the Kingdom: It’s not where but how

A calling or a vocation?

What’s in a name?

Joseph Smith

The dichotomy of Latter-day Saint interfaith commentary: a way forward.

Fostering or failing faith?

A New Year

The Gospel and our virtual selves

Unity and Service

The Sacrament

Shared Humanity

The Book of Mormon Musical


Engaging with difference

Christmas (again)

How beliefs impact classroom practice

O God, Where art thou?

Seminary Assessments and Americacentrism