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The Passing of Gretchen Passantino Coburn


I doubt many of you have ever heard of Bob and Gretchen Passantino, but they were two of the most outstanding apologists and cult researchers in the field for more than three decades. Bob died in [...]

LDS Now Has 85,000 Missionaries!


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS/ Mormons) now has more than 85,000 missionaries working in 405 “Missions” around the world. That startling number was announced at the church’s semiannual World Conference earlier this [...]

Polygamy: The LDS Legacy That Won’t Go Away


In 1890, Wilford Woodruff, the then President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), issued a “Declaration” that, in effect ,suspended the Mormon doctrine of plural marriage (polygamy). Actually, polygamy was a notorious [...]

The Year in Review –Good or Bad, Neutral or Sad


Here is my list of the most important events of 2012 in America from a worldview perspective. These are the ones that, in my humble opinion, had the greatest impact on the moral, philosophical, and spiritual lives [...]

Is the Election of 2012 a Fulfillment of Prophecy?


     “In connection with attack on the United States, the Lord told the Prophet Joseph Smith there would be an attempt to overthrow the country by destroying the Constitution. Joseph Smith predicted that the time would [...]

The SBC, Racism, and Mormonism


  Last week a resolution was submitted at the annual meeting of  the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) concerning racist statements in Mormon scriptures.  The resolution was not presented by the SBC resolutions committee to the convention for vote.  I [...]

The Mormon Family Factor


A curious subplot to the coming Presidential election is what I call the Mormon Family Factor.  The positive conservative family values of that religion are well documented and are certainly a plus for Mitt Romney’s campaign [...]

Do Mormons Believe Salvation is Only Through Christ?


Recently a friend of mind wrote me this question:  Is there a group of Mormons that is evangelical, believing that Jesus Christ is only way of Salvation? Here’s how I answered. Good question. If you ask [...]

Is it Really a Cult?


LifeWay Research just came out with a new survey that is shocking in my view. They surveyed 1000 American Protestant pastors and asked them if they personally consider Mormons to be Christians. Only 75% believed they [...]