Tag: cult

Who committed Utah’s Mountain Meadows Massacre?

For over a century, historical markers at Mountain Meadows did not say

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

“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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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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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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