Equipping Our Meetup Members

Part of my role as hostess on our Colorado Springs and Worldwide Internet Ex-Mormon Meetup is to remind members of the wealth of information available to them at our website www.4mormon.org Taking into consideration that we actually have more activity from members interested in witnessing to Mormons than from ex-Mormons themselves, I try to find…

Can we personally interpret Scripture? – 2 Peter 1:20

2 PETER 1:20: “…no prophecy of scripture is of any private interpretation.” MORMON ARGUMENT: The Mormon Church claims that its “prophets” and “apostles” have been ordained to the “Melchizedek” and “Aaronic” Priesthoods. Mormons assert that these “priesthoods” grant the Mormon Church the “authority” to receive new “revelations” from God and to “interpret” current revelation as…

Are Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons Cults?

ARE JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES (WATCHTOWER FOLLOWERS) AND MORMONS (LDS OR LATTER-DAY SAINTS) “CULTS”? The word “cult” conjures up a variety of ideas in the minds of people.  From the 80 Branch Davidians who followed David Koresh to their fiery death in a Waco compound in 1993 to the 38 Heaven’s Gate followers of Marshall Applewhite who…

Eternal Marriage and Polygamy: Part of the fullness of the gospel?

WHY WITNESS TO JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES We’ve been exploring the “top ten questions for Mormons” on our Meetup group for former members of the Latter Day Saints. Since LDS members generally recognize other churches as teaching “some truth” yet claim Mormonism gives people the “fullness of the gospel,” I asked for suggestions on how to respond…