Category: Support

“Vigilant Minds” of Calgary stands with Israel

“Vigilant Minds” of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is a support group for those leaving Mormonism or the Watchtower.   We are affiliated with Rocky Mountain Calvary Chapel and we also pray for and stand with Israel.

Letters From Lucy Question #6 Answered

Question #6 Second Corinthians 11:3-4 “But I am afraid, lest as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds should be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ.  For if one comes and preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or you receive a different spirit which you have…
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Letters From Lucy Question #5 Answered

Question #5 The Trinity The Trinity – this one really confuses me. Especially because in the Bible the verbiage says Jesus is the Son of God. But the Trinity says that Jesus IS God descended from heaven in human form. Lots of people say Mormons aren’t true Christians because they believe God the Father, Jesus…
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Letters From Lucy Question #4 Answered

Question #4 Three Degrees of Glory Heaven – Christianity believes that if you have been saved you will go to heaven and be raptured up. While if you have not been saved you will go to hell. Mormon beliefs are a little more lenient dividing heaven into 3 kingdoms. While claiming that only sons of…
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Letters From Lucy Question #3 Answered

Question #3 Saved Through Works I have a hard time grasping that you can be saved even if you don’t bear good fruits or live your life trying to follow Jesus, you can still be saved by simply accepting him as your Savior. I think probably because I was raised to believe that there are…
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Letters From Lucy Question #2 Answered

Answer #2, Baptism Jesus showed us in the bible that we should be baptized. Because he was baptized, and he clearly tells us to follow his example. If we do not follow his example and bear good fruits (actually try to follow him every day and do his will) he talks about the tree being…
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Letters From Lucy Question #1 Answered

From what I understand, Jesus gave his authority by the laying on of hands to his disciples. The only churches (that I know of) that claim to have that same authority are the Mormon Church and the Catholic Church. Without Christ’s authority how are we able to claim to be a part of his church?  Hi Lucy:…
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Letters From Lucy Introduction

Dear Reader: The following six part dialogue is from a confused former Mormon, whom we shall call Lucy, who has recently received Jesus into her heart.  She has valid questions that we at Vigilant Minds answered and it was suggested that posting these Questions & Answers may help others who are also in the same…
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Why we do what we do?

According to an article found in the December 13, 2015 Calgary Herald there were approximately 22,000 Mormons living in Calgary at that time.  The total count of Mormons living in Alberta in 2015 amounted to about 1.1% of the population. Obviously the numbers are higher some eight years later. We are asked from time to time how…
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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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