Scenarios

Following are some examples showing how various scenarios would play out under the current LDS church policies…. read more

About Us

We are the Barker brothers and we run RationalFaiths.com, a blog that examines the Mormon tradition. One of the series recently featured on our blog was dedicated to Mormon weddings and temple sealings… read more

Write a Letter

We are collecting emails, stories, and letters to help format a letter that will be sent, through official channels, to our leaders in Salt Lake City. We will be also passing along the letters and stories that will be part of a packet that will accompany the letter.   Click here to get started

“All marriages in this church of Christ of Latter Day Saints, should be solemnized in a public meeting, or feast, prepared for this purpose…” - D&C 101:1, 1835 edition

From The Blog

Forgiving my Sister, Forgiving Myself

I got married in the temple twelve years ago.  Almost all...

In the Right Place, at the Right Time, to the Right Person – but still NOT Right.

I converted at age 18. My parents allowed me to stamp this...

Temple Marriage For a Convert

I’m sure my story is an echo of many stories you...

My Wedding Story: Questions, Some Regrets

It was a beautiful day in Newport Beach, the small temple...

I Missed My Son’s Wedding

I am the mother of 5 children. My oldest son was married...

Support Families by Letting All Loved Ones Witness a Marriage

Dear First Presidency, Thank you for taking the time to...

Please Prayerful Consider Changing this Policy

As a young single adult the policy of waiting a year after...

A Letter

Dear Presidnet Monson, Uchtdorf, and Eyring, Thank you for...

Unnecessary Exclusion

When I was married to my wife, her brother was not worthy...

My Story

Seventeen years ago I was married in the Salt Lake Temple....

My Wedding vs My Siblings’ Weddings

I am the eldest of 5. Born-in-the-covenant, life-long LDS...

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