“Witnessing to Mormons – what is the key?”……As a preface to this answer, please see our article on Mormonism and what Mormons believe. As Christians, we always want to use the Bible and its timeless truths as our primary tool in witnessing the love of God and salvation through Christ. One of the problems with […]

Mormonism Fails the Belief System Test……By Robin Schumacher……Many decades ago, Christian theologian and philosopher Dr. John Edward Carnell proposed a systematic method for testing any belief system to determine its validity. Although some criticize his approach, it still remains a good rule of thumb for evaluating worldview claims.……Carnell said for any belief system to be […]

“I am a Mormon, why should I consider becoming a Christian?”……Answer: If we assume that the Bible is the Word of God (both Joseph Smith and Brigham Young believed this), then an examination of the foundational beliefs of Mormonism and the Latter Day Saints (if those beliefs are reliable) should show them to be consistent […]

“Is Mormonism properly defined as a cult?”……Much controversy has occurred in recent years regarding how Bible-believing Christians should view the teachings of the Mormon Church. Mormons call themselves "Christians," and they take exception to Mormonism being called a "cult."……First, we should clearly define cult. One general definition found in dictionaries defines a cult as "a […]

“Do Mormons believe in the Trinity?”……Mormons say they believe in the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. However, Mormon doctrine denies the Trinity, teaching that the Father, Son, and Spirit do not comprise one God.……According to Mormonism, Jesus is a created being, the first spirit to be born of the Father and a celestial […]

…“How should Christians view the book of Mormon?”……Answer: When Mormon missionaries (properly called Latter Day Saints or simply “LDS”) come to your door they will often offer a free copy of the Book of Mormon and tell you about its author Joseph Smith. Smith, they will say, translated the Book of Mormon from golden plates […]

“What is the Restoration movement?”……Answer: The Restoration Movement, part of the broader movement called "Restorationism" (see below) began in the early 19th Century when a conglomeration of members from different Christian groups and denominations decided they had gotten away from the basics of Christianity. Methodists, Baptists, Presbyterians, and others abandoned their formal denominations with hopes […]