Category: The Convert Files
I’ve always struggled with how much time we focus on our pioneer ancestors. I had no connection to them. But Nebraska changed everything.
Latter-day Saints don’t celebrate the liturgical calendar as other Christians do. Converts to the Church notice this. Should we change it?
No one told me to abandon the praise music of my teenage life, but I didn’t see anything comparable in our Latter-day Saint culture. So goodbye it went.
I remember being called as an Elders Quorum President. I was relatively young and inexperienced. I wondered, are you being serious?
“You do know what they do in the temple, don’t you?” I can’t tell you how often I heard that after I joined the Church.
As a convert, seeing all 15 prophets of the Church united in Rome resonated deeply with me because of my experience finding truth.
Long ignored in the discussion on new developments in temple garment materials, men are finally having their day!
When you come to the sad realization that even a kind bishop or elders quorum president can become an uncontrollable beast on the court.
If you are a convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, you know how much of a culture shock it can be to experience your first ward potluck.
By creating safe spaces in our classes and worship, through active learning and engaged teachers, questions can help us grow and learn on the Gospel path.
How opening my mouth at work led me to have one of the most interesting spiritual experiences I’ve ever had, and with a non-Latter-day Saint congregation.
The Convert Files: Do We Truly Preach of Christ? – Measuring References to the Savior in Sacrament Meeting
We say we preach of Christ, but some unofficial survey work done across a few wards suggests that we might not do it as much as we realize.
When full-time missionaries are placed on a podium and admired as heroes, we can unwittingly hurt those that opted not to serve.