Sacred Grove near the childhood home of Joseph Smith Jr.

A Latter-day Saint reflects on a Protestant rebel’s wisdom approach to studying Scripture

I recently had an unusual opportunity to read a book before the publishing date. The book, which goes on sale Feb. 19, was the latest by Peter Enns, a controversial Christian writer known for challenging the traditional evangelical concept of … Continue reading A Latter-day Saint reflects on a Protestant rebel’s wisdom approach to studying Scripture

New Year's resolutions

Why you are probably failing at your New Year’s resolutions, and what you can do differently

How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? If you’re like most of us, chances are the answer is “not too well” — in fact, studies have found failure rates for beginning-of-the-year resolutions range from 60 to 90 percent. … Continue reading Why you are probably failing at your New Year’s resolutions, and what you can do differently