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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Don’t you dare think for yourself !

To challenge a leader of the LDS Church brings certain condemnation and disapproval from God on High. Let’s just ponder this for a second. To even question the motives or the actions of the appointed head of the church automatically puts you in God’s bad graces? God gave you the ability to reason, to contemplate,…
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The Mormon Nativity Pageant

By Don McAreavy I haven’t been to the LDS Nativity Pageant in Calgary for many years but thought I should take it in after the notice that these events may come to a close after 2019.   What struck me the most was the brevity of the production – it couldn’t have been more than…
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Hello Visitor!

Welcome to Vigilant Minds! You might be wondering who or what we are? We are a cult support ministry in Calgary, AB. Our group was founded by ex Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons and concerned Christians. Our group is attended by mostly ex JW and LDS, but we also have had persons from a variety of legalistic…
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