Two Essential Rules for Resolving Conflicts

Q: Bullied for Over a Year (Submitted by Susan): I have been bullied for over one year now. Rumors and lies follow me at church but I will not leave. I believe God put me there for a reason and despite everything, I love my church. I know who is behind the bullying and yes,…

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Live Report from a Chilean LDS Missionary Near the Earthquake Epicenter

(TALCA, CHILE) Our son, Jason Crenshaw, is located in Talca, Chile, in the closest and possibly the hardest-hit large city near the epicenter of Saturday’s 8.8-magnitude earthquake. Astonishingly, amidst all the downed infrastructure, we got a brief message from him Saturday afternoon, then another one this morning asking us to call him, as he had…

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Bullying at School or Church?

My father (a black belt) taught me how to handle bullying, but not the way you might think. Here is a Christ-centered approach. An old friend in Australia asked me recently about my children’s experiences with bullying in school, and whether it happens in LDS denominational schools. Our discussion started because of this tragic article (caution:…

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The Parable of the Teargas Grenade

Watching my father, I learned importance of teaching your children. He did this in a relaxed way in everyday conversation, more formally around the dinner table, and sometimes just by challenging us to think. My father’s command of words and ideas made for quick, memorable lessons. My favorite is the “Parable of the Teargas Grenade,” which he…

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“Excuse me. Where is this train headed?”

Just discovered a decade ago, supermassive black holes shed profound “light” both on the processes of galaxy formation and the Book of Abraham (cosmologically, symbolically, and especially spiritually). And not only do they remind us of the inspired nature of the Book of Abraham, but they help us see sacred symbolism that deeply matters to us here and now…

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When I’m Gone, Will My Life Lessons Be Lost?

Where do you record the lessons and insights of your life? When you’re gone, will others benefit? Welcome to the new blog of Kevin Crenshaw. You can learn about my professional background at www.kevincrenshaw.com. However, that is only a small part of my life. The most important things aren’t appropriate in a resume. Bridging the Gap I…

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