Many LDS gays struggle to cling to faith despite their yearnings". Church Educational System Honor Code. What should be the proper response of a Latter-day Saint parent in that situation? It was during this time that Christofferson also became acquainted with former New York Knicks president Dave Checketts and his wife Debi. This event was originally planned to use a [BYU-Idaho] campus classroom Have you explored the possibility that the cause [of homosexual temptation]
These feelings are natural.
President Hinckley's Daughter Encourages Gay Mormons to Find Unity and Support in the Church
Let me say again what I said a moment ago. We refer to that as the teaching function of the law. Some of those encounters were very positive and reinforcing on the part of the father of a son. In the church, you don't say you're gay, you say you have homosexual tendencies, because 'gay' is this label they want you to hopefully outgrow, which I tried to do. Teachings of Gordon B. Hinckleypresident of the church, officially welcomed gay people in the church,  and in an interview affirmed them as "good people": In fact, the Savior did make a declaration about marriage, albeit in a somewhat different context.
Retrieved April 8, Shelby struck down the Utah ban on same-sex marriage, saying it violated the U. Mary and other women witnessed our Savior at the tomb after His resurrection. If you experience same-sex attraction, you may or may not choose to use a sexual orientation label to describe yourself. Constitution to define marriage as being between a man and a woman. Retrieved 4 February