Give Thanks for Confidence

Written by Mark Cares “I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him for that day”... (more)

Hiding the Danger

Written by Mark Cares We sometimes hear about companies not telling the public about a defect in their product which could cause serious inj... (more)

Am I Good Enough? Will I Make It?

Written by Mark Cares This is the title of a talk given by Elder J. Devn Cornish at last month’s (October 2016) General Conference of the ... (more)

The Pressures Experienced by Mormon Missionaries

Written by Mark Cares One of our major initiatives is helping people witness to Mormon missionaries. In the last couple of years, we have he... (more)

A Strange Place to Find Peace

  Written by Mark Cares Ask Christians where they find peace and most will immediately point to Jesus. After all, he is the one whom Go... (more)

Credit for Trying

Written by Mark Cares At the last General Conference (April, 2016), Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, one of the 12 apostles of the LDS Church, gave... (more)

Mormon Temples Focus on the Dead

Written by Mark Cares Many non-Mormons don’t realize that the majority of work done in Mormon temples is for the dead. One of the main act... (more)

A Gospel that is Not Good News

Written by Mark Cares The most important article, each month, in the LDS magazine, the Ensign, is the “First Presidency Message”. It is ... (more)

Does Jesus Get You to the Trial or through the Trial?

Written by Mark Cares Over the years I have tried to find simple ways to illustrate the vast difference between biblical teachings and Mormo... (more)

Perfect Spiritual DNA?

Written by Mark Cares “A child’s spiritual DNA is perfect because one’s true identity is as a son or daughter of God.” Elder Neil L.... (more)

Heavenly Mother

Written by Mark Cares Mormonism teaches that we all have a heavenly mother.  But she was rarely mentioned by Mormons. One LDS hymn, “O My... (more)

Revelation through Feelings: A Blessing or a Problem?

Written by Mark Cares “From your perspective, what is the biggest difference between Christianity and Mormonism?” I posed this question ... (more)

Eternal Life

Written by Mark Cares As with so many other words, the phrase “eternal life” has a drastic different meaning in Mormonism than it does i... (more)

The Devastating Shock of Being on the Wrong Road

Written by Mark Cares Even with GPS, people sometimes find themselves on a road that doesn’t get them to their destination. This has happe... (more)

Forgiveness: Comforting or Exhausting?

Written by Mark Cares Let’s do a little word association. When you hear the word “forgiveness” what is the first thing you think of? L... (more)

Mormonism Teaches God Gives Participation Awards

Written by Mark Cares Over the last decade, it has become popular to give participation awards especially to children. In many competitions,... (more)

Mormonism Labels God’s Gift a Satanic Counterfeit

Written by Mark Cares A Bible verse that has comforted countless people is Romans 6:23. “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of Go... (more)

Repentance: Painful or Joyful?

Written by Mark Cares Repentance is a huge concept, both in Mormonism and biblical Christianity. But what it means differs drastically betwe... (more)


Written by Mark Cares Five seconds are left in the basketball game. It’s not any game either – it’s the championship. Your team is dow... (more)

Jesus Saving His Own Life?

Written by Mark Cares During this Holy Week, our thoughts naturally turn to Christ’s supreme act of love as he willingly gave his life as ... (more)