Mormons and Monotheism

Look at Doug’s last sentence in comment 40 of this thread.  He is the God. And now look at the last phrase in Ezra 1:3 (KJV):  “(he is the God,) which is in Jerusalem.” I am studying Isaiah 45, which leads me to two questions: 1.  Do LDS friends have a view like ancient King Cyrus […]

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Today’s Two Links

Conversations in Southeast Idaho on the Bible Southeast Idaho Men Need Revival in Joy toward God

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HI4LDS Interviews with Previous Mormons – Ruthie Mogan

I would like to pick up again on this series by interviewing another sister, Ruthie Mogan, in our church family. Todd:  Ruthie, could you share a little about your LDS upbringing?  What became the catalyst for your leaving Mormonism?  Today, how would you describe your relationship with Jesus Christ?  Also, is there anything that you […]

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Heart Sobs Over Skewed Bibliology

1.  Peter Gomes began his book, The SCANDALOUS gospel of JESUS (HarperCollins, 2007) with a bang on the Bible.  The whole first chapter is in the link.  But let me give you some of my heated engagement.

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Ice Cream Flavors of Baptists

Tony Jones is the national coordinator of Emergent Village.  I just went through his colorful, multi-flavored new book, The New Christians:  Dispatches from the Emergent Frontier (Jossey-Bass, 2008).   Tony, I confess.  You did have me laughing on a few choice descriptions.  I need a little comic relief in the midst of many of the other things I […]

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Is Mormonism a Cult?

This is the big question in the opinion page of today’s local paper, the Post Register. Local columnist, Dino Lowrey writes, I know you’ve heard this rumor, perhaps even passed it along or nodded in silent agreement, that “Mormonism is a cult.”  From a sociological perspective, Mormonism was a cult, but then again, every religious […]

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Restoration of all things

[Scott W. wrote this and sent this by email in consideration to be a post on HI4LDS.  I took him up on his offer.  It is a good post. - Todd] The Apostle Peter proclaimed the coming of “the period of restoration of all things” in his sermon to the unbelieving Jews: Acts 3:19 “Therefore repent and return, so that […]

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Berean’s first article of faith – The Bible

In this series of short articles, I would like to post for you one by one the articles of faith in the printed constitution for Berean Baptist Church in Ammon, Idaho.  I invite you all to share your comments.  Hey, this is your great opportunity to ask me all those questions that have been lingering […]

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The Fourteen Fundamentals of the Faith

Have you heard of this book?    The Faith: Given Once, For All (Zondervan 2008) by Charles Colson (and Harold Fickett).

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Huckabee’s Apology to LDS?

Is this how Huckabee is to apologize? (whistling) What if I offended Bruce?  Seriously.  If I were to be accepted by Bruce, I would have to recant what I believe is essential to Christianity and the Christ. And by the way, does anybody know if Marty is keeping track of “hate-speech” (an increasingly popular term in […]

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