A lot of people today think there aren’t many differences between Christianity and Mormonism. Friends, the differences are real. And people’s present joy and eternal destiny are at stake.Read More
Are you wearing a mask? Sadly, some never take off their masks. They wear them throughout the year. They do it not for candy, but for the admiration of others and in the hope that they might please God. They’re afraid of revealing what is under the mask and may even try to hide it from themselves.Read More
“Fremdschämen (exterior shame) is a German word with no English equivalent that describes a vicarious shame resulting from the actions of others...Though I’m sure those fellow believers mean well, I can’t help but experience at least a little Fremdschämen after hearing what happened to our missionaries.”Read More
How do you define greatness? A quick search reveals that most think of it as being better in comparison to others. It’s measured by your achievements. If you rise above the crowd, then you’re considered great.
But that standard lacks clarity. How many others do you have to be better than? Who judges whether your accomplishment is better? Are you still great if someone else does better than you?Read More
Imagine you were trying to find God in the midst of a deep fog. You want to be closer to him, but it seems so hard to find him. You don’t know which way to turn. You feel lost. How far do you go? Which way do you turn? It’s a navigational nightmare. And it all depends on you to take the right steps. Sadly, this is what it can be like for many of our Mormon friends.Read More
This weekend the LDS Church is holding its semi-annual General Conference. It is a two-day affair where the church’s leaders, especially the president or living prophet, give talks.
How can you respond when your LDS friends talk about the living prophet?Read More
How does forgiveness work? Must we forgive first, and then hope God will forgive us? Or does God’s forgiveness of our sins create a forgiving spirit in us?Read More
Have you ever been in a large group of people and yet felt all alone?Read More
Fire is a fascinating image in the Bible. One of the most common associations is judgment. That’s understandable since God describes himself as a “consuming fire.”
Yet a closer study reveals that fire is not exclusively a picture of judgment…Read More
One of the three main missions of the LDS Church is to “perfect the saints”… Gaining perfection is pictured as a process, a long, long process.Read More
How many Christians act as if you have to be a spiritual first responder in order to save souls? So many think a person has to have specialized training to witness – especially when witnessing to Mormons.Read More