Tag Archives: Criticism

Mormons don’t deserve this.

Chris Duckworth, a Lutheran pastor in Indiana, wasn’t happy when a 12-page advertising supplement arrived on his doorstep last week. The “Non-Mormon Temple Visitors Guide” was published by Tri-Grace Ministries and distributed to communities in preparation for the LDS Temple … Continue reading

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Critics of Mormonism Are All the Same

The feminist Mormon group Ordain Women explains on its website: “Ordain Women aspires to create a space for Mormons to articulate issues of gender inequality they may be hesitant to raise alone. As a group we intend to put ourselves … Continue reading

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Do Mormons Really Believe They Have the Truth?

This past summer I was in Nauvoo, Illinois to distribute Christian information and answer questions about my faith and how it differs from Mormonism. This I did each evening for a week, standing adjacent to the outdoor Nauvoo Pageant grounds … Continue reading

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The Heart of Mormonism

Townhall.com posted an article on April 15 (2012) titled, “The Truth About Mormonism.” The article is a basic rehash covering some social aspects of Mormonism that are sometimes misunderstood/misrepresented in the media. Nothing much in the article caught my attention, … Continue reading

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Silencing Christian Critics of Mormonism

A crusade (of sorts) is moving across Facebook. It is targeting pages that are critical of Mormonism. Who the crusaders are is unknown, but it seems reasonable to suggest that they may be Latter-day Saints. The crusade is aimed at … Continue reading

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What do you think of people in your own life that are unwilling to listen to criticism?

One of the oddest things about modern culture is the tendency to criticize others for the act of criticism. Imagine a man sitting on the end of a tree branch. He looks around at others, telling them that they shouldn’t … Continue reading

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How Sharp the Edge? Christ, Controversy, and Cutting Words

Tough, but needed words by Mark Driscoll. This movie requires Flash Player 9 The MP4, MP3, and notes for this talk are also available. One of my favorite lines at the end is, “Pray for people more than you criticize … Continue reading

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