In recent years, news headlines have trumpeted those who, for one reason or another, have criticized their Mormon faith or have abandoned it altogether. Some of these stories, filled with contentious sensationalism, have become fodder for skeptics and critics of the Church. Using either loud, bombastic language, or an alluring voice that poses as intellectual superiority, these cynics all suggest, in one way or another, that either the Mormon Church, its leadership, its teachings, or its culture—or all four—are false.
Whatever their method of communication, the overarching theme is not news. The battle between faith and doubt is one that has raged for as long as man has had the agency to choose. It is a story as old as time. In fact, the battle between faith and doubt is the story upon which Mormonism is founded.
If you’re struggling to have faith, don’t worry. You’re not alone. Most…
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