How serious do we take the gospel of Jesus Christ? How serious do we take ourselves in relation to the gospel of our Savior? Sometimes we can get caught up in the thick of thin things and overlook the weightier matters.
In this podcast brother Scarisbrick reviews a article done by Robert Kirby, a columnist for the Salt Lake Tribune newspaper. The article is entitled “Is it worse to be too serious or not serious enough?” Brother Kirby was also a speaker at the FairMormon conference this past August 2013. You may read his article from the Salt Lake Tribune here.
The “Kirb” is somewhat of a colorful character compared to your standard and average Mormon. His rating for “light-minded” refers to lack of seriousness regarding sacred things. It’s a class C Church misdemeanor in modern Mormonism. Light-mindedness was probably a felony during Brigham’s Young’s day. Brother Ned explores how we see this gospel principle from several perspectives