(Joseph Smith) If Joseph Smith’s testimony and character collapses, so does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It’s that simple. LDS Articles of Faith 1:13 says, “We believe in being honest, true, chaste, benevolent, virtuous, and in doing good to all men; indeed, we may say that we follow the admonition of Paul—We believe all things, we hope all things, we… Read More
Mormon scripture states emphatically: “Joseph Smith, the Prophet and Seer of the Lord, has done more, save Jesus only, for the salvation of men in this world, than any other man that ever lived in it” (Doctrine and Covenants 135:3). As a matter of fact, LDS Prophet Brigham Young blasphemously declared: “I know that Joseph Smith… Read More
(Photo credit: unsplash.com) I have heard many theologically liberal Christians criticize my urge to reach Latter-day Saints with the Gospel, as they will say things like, “They’re Christians just like us…” or “There’s no need to do that, you don’t want to offend them…” or even “Mormons believe pretty much the same thing that we… Read More
Many parents have a grip on their children. A strong grip, and sometimes, an unhealthy grip. Keep in mind that it is wise to train your children up in the way they should live, so when they get older, they won’t depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 (The Message) says it this way: “Point your kids… Read More
(Photo credit: Callum Shaw @ unsplash.com) In 1 Kings 18, King Ahab of Israel went to Mount Carmel to meet with the prophet Elijah. King Ahab was a wicked king in Israel, as he followed his wife Jezebel into a dark spiritual decline. Here is what happens next after Ahab and Elijah meet up: When… Read More
The above television interview aired a few weeks ago in Minnesota and around the Midwest. I was interviewed by Pastor Tom Brock on “The Pastor’s Study” local television show on October 8, 2018. For more details, Click Here! May you be blessed, and enjoy!
At Speak the Word Church International, Senior Pastor Randy Morrison announced that our annual theme for the year 2019 is the “Year of Divine Assistance”. This is amazing timing, because last year’s theme was “Mending Broken Hearts.” It is crucial that just as a shepherd knows his flock, so does a pastor know his congregation… Read More
This video is my interview on the LOUD Conversations podcast (November 13, 2018), hosted by Colleen Batchelder, CEO and Director of LOUD Summit. I talk about my newly-released book, Almost A Mormon, the challenges that Mormons and Christians face, why standing for the Truth is essential, and helpful tips for millennial ministers and leaders. Enjoy!
(Photo Credit: Edward Cisneros, Unsplash.com) On top of having faith in Jesus Christ, Latter-day Saints (Mormons) believe that the following are required for exaltation: Being temple-worthy Going through the temple endowment ceremony Wearing your temple garments day and night Not drinking coffee and tea Being married for time and eternity in the temple Being sealed… Read More