Richard Ostler, bishop of a Mormon YSA ward, shares 8 suggestions in counseling those who doubt, including: Listen more than you talk, don't tell people just to pray more, and mourn with those who mourn.
All this Mormon emphasis on correct knowledge and possessing the fullness of the truth misses the point: Amassing knowledge is not our job. Having faith is. And faith absolutely requires uncertainty.
"When will I *know* the Church is true?" Brighton Capua wondered. Without that knowledge, she found herself in the midst of a painful faith crisis. Now she understands that she was never supposed to know.
Yesterday we had the first of two parts of novelist Mette Ivie Harrison's personal story of losing faith in Mormonism. Today she reveals how she is trying to find her ...
What causes a loss of faith? Mette Ivie Harrison was a Mormon mom, BYU professor, and novelist. in this two-part post she recounts the painful loss of her Mormon foundation, and the equally painful struggle to find faith again.