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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Moroni is fading

While the Mormon Church has rapidly increased its construction of temples, most of these new sacred buildings no longer feature the Angel Moroni.

Brigham Young’s Wine Mission

Many LDS members paid their tithing in wine, held in 50 gallon barrels, which was used in Communion and sold to non-members

Location of future Lethbridge LDS Temple

The New Testament shows us that believers in Jesus are now the temples of the Holy Spirit,

“Money Well Spent”?

    A $10M investment in Joseph Smith “One of Utah Jazz owner Larry H. Miller’s favorite LDS hymns is ‘Praise to the Man’ because of the line, ‘Millions shall know Brother Joseph again.’ “Miller likes it so much he is bankrolling a project to boost the worldwide exposure of Joseph Smith, who — 175 years…
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The World of Utah Mormonia

The author of the following portion of a newsletter from Intermountain Christian Ministries is a personal friend of Vigilant Minds who has been ministering to Mormons in Utah for  50 years.  Your editor as well as some friends in Christian ministry in Utah have been asked many times over the last few years or so…
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A report from the United States suggests …

“A report from the United States suggests that the LDS Church could be a $1 trillion denomination by 2044” With an estimated wealth of $236 billion in 2022, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints could potentially cover all of its current expenses “forever” with returns from current investments without collecting any additional tithes…
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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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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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