I got an email from a loved one this week saying “This is getting crazy” - along with a YouTube link with the title, “BYU PROFESSOR CONFIRMS GAY DATING IS FINALLY ALLOWED AT BYU.” It was clear that my friend thought the Church was caving to the pressure of a certain agenda. And the professor cited in the video, did a great job of affirming that very impression.
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I’ve seen my own friends and family struggle with finding the balance between love for a person and love for God’s law; I often hear fear about condoning behavior that is not aligned with the teachings of the gospel. In fact, I heard “condone” so much that I decided to dig deeper into that word.
The Mental Health page in the Life Help section of the Church’s website has been updated with some general principles and new videos. This resource has also now been published to the Life Help section of the Gospel Library App.
Contention is contagious. It infects and it spreads, and will continue to do so until we recognize its danger in the messaging that we accept or promote, and act for change.
Involving the Lord in the way we make and keep goals is something we should all be striving for, not just the youth, but too often we try to do things on our own without even realizing we are. Three inspiring youth examples given at the Face-to-Face event can illustrate the way that involving the Lord in our efforts makes all the difference.