True Hope

Written by Jon Leach “I hope it’s not cold tomorrow.” “I hope we win our game.” “I hope I land that job.” Have you ever consid... (more)

How to Respond to President Monson’s Death

Written by Mark Cares Earlier this week, President Monson of the LDS Church died. Mormons view him not only as their president, but also as ... (more)

You are Forgiven. Believe it!

Written by Mark Cares There is no way you, or anybody else, can fully comprehend God’s love. It truly is incomprehensible. One result is t... (more)

Jesus – the Cure for Spiritual Stenosis

Written by Mark Cares In a couple of weeks, I’m having surgery for spinal stenosis. Therefore, as most of us do, I googled it. It’s a na... (more)

The LDS Church Celebrates Christmas Just Like the World Does

Written by Mark Cares Because of back pain, I have had to spend quite a bit of time at home. As a result, I have watched a few Christmas mov... (more)

Thanking God for Christ’s Four-Dimensional Love

Written by Mark Cares Paul’s letter to the Ephesians oozes with mind-boggling phrases describing God’s love for us. At the end of chapte... (more)

Be Ye Therefore Perfect – Eventually?!?

Written by Mark Cares This is a title of a talk (without the question and exclamation marks) given at the recent LDS general conference (Oct... (more)

Don’t Make the Fruit the Root

Written by Mark Cares An important point in any discussion between Mormons and Christians is recognizing the different role each assigns goo... (more)

A Mormon’s View of Luther

Written by Mark Cares “Most of the things that Luther was against, Mormons would be for.” Craig Harline emphasized this in a recent podc... (more)

To Be or to Believe

Written by Mark Cares Last week I wrote about a vision President Nelson’s grandfather supposedly had of his father, President’s Nelson g... (more)


Written by Mark Cares This is part of a title of an article in this month’s Ensign (Oct. 2017). It was written by President Russell M. Nel... (more)

Feelings when Touring a Mormon Temple

Written by Mark Cares In a couple of weeks, the new LDS temple in Meridian, Idaho will be open to the public for tours. Understandably, quit... (more)

An Enlightening Glimpse into a Mormon’s View of Judgment Day

Written by Mark Cares How do you think of Judgment Day? How do you picture it? How especially do you view your interaction with Jesus? Befor... (more)

Keeping the Commandments Perfectly

Written by Mark Cares Mormonism places great emphasis on keeping the commandments. It talks about it often, implying that people can keep th... (more)

President Monson, Where’s Jesus?

Written by Mark Cares In the latest Ensign (September, 2017), Thomas S. Monson, the president of the LDS Church, summarizes the influence hi... (more)

The Torture of Mormon Excommunication

Written by Mark Cares About two weeks ago, James J. Humula, a General Authority of the LDS Church, was excommunicated. The LDS Church didn... (more)

Mormonism’s Wobbly Foundation of Fickle Feelings

Written by Mark Cares Mormons believe that Holy Spirit communicates through a person’s feelings. The latest issue of the Ensign (August, 2... (more)

Giving Us Piano Lessons or Making Us Pianists?

Written by Mark Cares Giving us piano lessons or making us pianists? What is a better description of what God has done for us? I ask this be... (more)

I Believe the Same Thing

Written by Mark Cares “I believe the same thing.” This is how many Mormons responded as we went door to door in Utah sharing God’s Wor... (more)

Be A Proactive Witness

Written by Mark Cares It happens almost every time I make a presentation to a group of Christians. When I encourage them to witness to Mormo... (more)