The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints owns two properties — a 1,100-acre northern tract and a 3,100-acre southern one — in Lee’s Summit, MO. It has partnered with the city to develop them.
Episode 203: John and Jenny Dye, Active LDS, Their Ministry
Yahosh learned about his ancestors’ strength from the African American spirituals composed by those who were enslaved. Those songs were passed down from generation to generation.
How do you deal with grief? How do you comfort those who are grieving? Grief can make us question everything—our existence, our identity, even our path in life. You may feel abandoned, alone, powerless, pointless, forgotten, condemned, unmoored, or even nothing at all. How do you ignite hope when you’re in the midst of grief?
God makes it easy for us to follow him by giving us commandments. Following the commandments can lead us to happiness. We certainly are not perfect, but God has given us a way to be forgiven of our sins through the atonement of Jesus Christ.
Where did we come from? Why are we here on earth? And where do we go after we die? We’ve all asked these questions hoping to discover the purpose of life. Mormons—more properly referred to as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—believe that God has a plan for us. It’s called the plan of salvation, and it contains the answers to life’s questions. Jesus Christ is the central figure in God’s plan.
Jesus once gave a sermon on the Mount of Olives, famously called the Sermon on the Mount. It’s where he revealed a higher law of love and taught the Beatitudes: A spiritual character we can aspire to even today.
When we turn to Jesus Christ, we are able to do things we never dreamed were possible—or survive things we hoped we’d never have to face.
Jenny is back today talking with Dennis Schleicher, author of “Is He Nuts: Why a Gay Man Would Become a Member of the Church of Jesus Christ.” Jenny talks with…