Author: Don McAreavy

The Cross and Mormonism

In the shifting sands of Mormon theology, the cross has undergone dramatic attitude and doctrinal adjustments.  This once revered symbol is now avoided within Mormon circles, partly due to Catholic opposition to their missionary efforts in Europe.  The crucifix, with Jesus still suffering, was seen as a “Christian” symbol held by those without authority, where…
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Jehovah’s Witnesses Have a Different Jesus

Jehovah’s Witnesses Have a Different Jesus Have you ever struggled to share the Lord with the Jehovah’s Witnesses who come knocking on your door? The team at Vigilant Minds reaches out to those leaving the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or the Watchtower, to provide them with Biblical truth, understanding, experience, friendship, social…
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What is More Important?

Some Good Questions to Ask Reaching people who are caught up in the Kingdom of the Cults begins with having a genuine heart for them, being a good listener and helping them to think for themselves. For example, you can get to know what they believe so you can engage them in an intelligent conversation…
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Ransom Sacrifice

BACKGROUND The Watchtower’s denial of the Trinity and Christ’s Deity naturally affects their view of the atonement.  They teach that the main reason Jesus came to earth was to vindicate the name of Jehovah and reverse Adam’s fall.  The “Corresponding Ransom Sacrifice,” or atonement, for the sins of mankind, is a secondary motive and actually…
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