The message of this video is that there are lessons that may be learned from the sins of the founder of our movement. These lessons may be understood by all, regardless of one's view on the historical accuracy of Joseph's life.
"I say unto thee: One man and one woman in the Lord, or if they are naturally drawn like unto like, then one man unto one man and one woman unto one woman in the Lord." -Doctrines of the Saints 17e:13
James Strang's argument in favor of Polygamy as an institution.
To understand God's view of fornication, we must understand the relationship between God and the Church. In the Scriptures, God is the Groom. The Church (all of us) is the Bride.
There is a misguided idea floating around that choosing to make another person’s feelings and desires a priority in any way somehow makes that other person selfish. This is an extremely pessimistic and self-serving point of view.
In the Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship we fully accept the LGBTQ community. We will marry and/or seal same-sex couples for all time and eternity. The Fellowship fully supports all marriages based on unity, love, and a committed relationship with God.
From the moment the Lord called me to start the Fellowship of Christ, one of the questions I have been asked over and over has been marriage. More specifically, polygamy.