Name Change

I think it’s appropriate to start with this video by current President and Prophet Russel M. Nelson.  This video is 14 min long, you can either sit though it or read the transcript at https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2018/10/the-correct-name-of-the-church?lang=eng I’ve come to realise how very significant this course of actions is by the LDS church. I came to hear…
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The Times are a Changing

The times are a changing. “Over these many centuries, details associated with temple work have been adjusted periodically, including language, methods of construction, communication, and record-keeping. Prophets have taught that there will be no end to such adjustments as directed by the Lord to His servants.” – 2 January 2019 – Salt Lake City Official…
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Is a Mormon also a Christian?

“We’re on a mission to discover whether Mormons are Christian” Watch this video: At first I thought “Hold on, I believe that too, but Mormon’s can’t be Christians, can they?” And on the onset, it appears that we’ve got some common ground here.  I mean, I believe in Christ, his teachings, his example and I…
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You say this temple points you to Jesus, but did you listen to anything He said?

Image – Remo Casilli / Reuters The LDS Church just opened an impressive new temple in Rome and you can go on a guided tour of some of their most sacred areas.  But if you listen closely you can see that their emphasis is not on Jesus. President Russel M. Nelson explains how the purpose…
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Red and Yellow, Black and White, they are Precious in His sight. Not according to Joseph Smith.

This excerpt is from “Mormonism, Shadow or Reality”, Pages 96A and 96B I can’t take any credit for this, but it’s such a good summary of how the LDS Church is only a product of its current age: The Book of Mormon originally written in the 1800’s, conformed to the prevailing culture at the time.…
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When will the Mormon Church Come Clean about the Book of Abraham?

Here are the sources for this information, they’re quite detailed so I’ve done my best to give a high-level summary on this topic. https://www.watchman.org/articles/mormonism/the-book-of-abraham-translation/ https://skeptoid.com/episodes/4168 if  you want a really technical explanation of the text there’s a great summary here: http://www.mormonismdisproved.org/book_abraham.html The Book of Abraham was derived from an ancient hieroglyphic document that Joseph Smith…
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Bending under the weight of social pressure

From:  Major changes to Mormon temple ceremony, especially for women Religion News Service (Feb 14, 2019) https://religionnews.com/2019/01/03/major-changes-to-mormon-temple-ceremony-especially-for-women/ The LDS Church once again has bowed to the social pressures of society and has started changing doctrine on worship and temple rituals. This time to be more inclusive of the role of women.  Like the author suggests,…
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6 Years for Defending a Lie

In this handout photo released by Courtesy of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Dennis Christensen, who was leading the local Bible reading, is escorted from a court room in Oryol, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. A regional court in western Russia on Wednesday sentenced a Danish Jehovah’s Witness to six years in prison, in arguably the most severe…
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Mormon fighting to end youth interviews ousted from faith

Originally From Fox News – ( By BRADY McCOMBS | Associated Press ) Published September 16 https://www.foxnews.com/us/mormon-fighting-to-end-youth-interviews-ousted-from-faith Sam Young reacts after reading a letter detailing his excommunication proceedings from the Mormon Church during a news conference Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, near Temple Square, in Salt Lake City. Young, a Mormon man who led a campaign criticizing the church’s practice…
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