The Testimonies of Mormonism

The Testimonies of Mormonism

Many new ideas stemmed from the visions of Joseph Smith.  As we begin our foundation series I felt it was better to begin here with testimonies. If it weren't for the testimony of Smith, everything in Mormonism is all for naught. “No testimony is more significant to...

The Salvation of Mormonism

In the spring of ’92 I was expecting my third child in four years and wondering how many more babies I’d have to give birth to before the Mormon god would accept me.  Half way through my pregnancy I went out for a walk with my 14 month old daughter Jacqui and noticed...

The Pre-existence of Mormonism

This particular teaching of the LDS Church is one of the three main reasons I left the Mormon Church. In order to believe in Mormonism, the acceptance of man living with God before the earth was created is a must.  They teach that mankind was created spiritually...

The Jesus of Mormonism

“He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.” – Matthew 16:15-16 The above two verses captured my attention as a Mormon teenager growing up in Utah.  I didn’t understand the meaning...

The Holy Ghost of Mormonism

In this part of our series on the “foundations of Mormonism”, we’re taking a look at the Holy Ghost or the Holy Spirit of Mormonism.  I remember being around Christians as a Mormon and wondered where they got their effervescent personalities.  They always seemed to be...

Brief History of Mormonism

Brief History of Mormonism

“Convince us of our errors of doctrine, if we have any, by reason, by logical arguments, or by the word of God, and we will be ever grateful for the information, and you will ever have the pleasing reflection that you have been instruments in the hands of God of...

The god of Mormonism

A few weeks ago an e-mail came through asking for my opinion on whom I believe the Mormons are praying to.  You’ll find the original e-mail and my response below. Dear Michelle, I have been a Christian for many years, and along the way have had one family who...

The Christian Church and Mormonism

  People tell me all the time that Mormons are some of the nicest people they’ve ever met.  I would agree with that up to a point.  They’re very nice up until you disagree with their theology, then all bets are off and the gloves come off. I still cringe whenever...