Sharing the Good News with Mormons is a new book that officially releases with Harvest House Publishers on June 1st, 2018. (You can get it in mid-May through mrm.org!) This official website is housed by MRM and contains a number of helpful tools, including additional chapters, helpful links, and more! We invite you to get the book and have this site as an additional resource. Click here.
MRM’s Bill McKeever and Eric Johnson will be leading people to countries full of biblical history. The main portion of the trip is Greece (including Athens, Delphi, and Corinth) and Rome (including Pompeii and Rome) as we follow Paul while reading the New Testament (especially the book of Acts). You will never read your New Testament the same. In addition, there will be optional trips to Turkey (7 churches of Revelation) and northern Italy (Florence, Venice) for those who would like to add on. Those who register ($300 per person) by May 31, 2018 will get up to $200 off the price of the trip and extensions. Listen to a special Viewpoint on Mormonism that aired on April 10, 2018 as well. This might be a trip you ought to consider! Click here for more information.
Less expensive than Amazon. com and Barnes and Noble…until the end of April, you can order your pre-sale copy of Sharing the Good News with Mormons to be published by Harvest House Publishers and published by MRM’s Eric Johnson and Sean McDowell. While the book does not officially release until June 5th, MRM will have this book available to mail to you during the week of May 7th, so you will be the very first to have the book in your hands! Regular price is $19.95, we are pre-selling it through April 30th for $18.95 AND FREE SHIPPING! We also have our other published works (Mormonism 101, Answering Mormons’ Questions, Mormonism 101 for Teens, and In Their Own Words) on sale as well. NOTE: Any book purchased with Sharing the Good News with Mormons won’t be mailed to you until the week of May 7th…so please understand that when ordering. (New website for the book will be released May 1, 2018.) Click here to order.
Polygamy: What Love is This
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On the first day of its spring General Conference on Saturday, March 31, 2018, the LDS Church announce how many convert baptisms took place in 2017 as well as how many missionaries are currently on the field. The past two years have seen a huge decrease in missionary participation and conversions to the church. Why is that? Read more here.
MRM’s Bill McKeever and Eric Johnson will spend the month of March (and going into April) taking a closer look at a book authored by BYU professor Charles Harrell in a 25-episode podcast series of Viewpoint on Mormonism. The book can be a valuable resource to utilize when sharing the Christian faith with a Latter-day Saint since Harrell provides the correct interpretations to a number of biblical verses so often misused by LDS leaders and laypeople. A 50-page set of notes used in the podcast series is also available for an electronic gift of any size to MRM (see the front of this article for more info). It’s an interesting series that we think many of our listeners will enjoy. For a written review of the book as well as the podcast links, click here.
According to Joseph Smith in the History of the Church 4:461: “I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.” Just what are those precepts talked about in the Book of Mormon that make it the most correct? If this is the case, then why does Mormonism have so many teachings that are not found in or are even contradicted by the Book of Mormon?
The Dead Sea Scrolls: It’s Time for LDS laypeople to stop using these manuscripts as evidence for Mormonism
While church leaders and many LDS scholars no longer point to the Dead Sea Scrolls for support of ancient Mormon doctrines, there are some who continue to do so. The parallels used by those Mormons hoping to find a smoking gun connecting Mormonism to the people who copied and compiled the Dead Sea Scroll texts are quite a stretch, including the assertion that the Essenes believed in the preexistence, eternal families, and temple ordinances. When the Scrolls and the lives of the Essenes are studied, however, these parallels cannot be found. Besides an extended article with documented evidence, a week-long Viewpoint on Mormonism podcast series takes a closer look at this topic. Click here.
While there are no perfect churches, it’s commanded in the Bible for Christians to be in felllowship with other believers. Since 2012, MRM has recommended churches throughout the state of Utah. Our list has just been updated, offering good Bible-believing fellowship choices for wherever you live in Utah. We’ve cataloged these by county locations. If you need a church home, check it out! And if you know a good Utah church not on our list, tell us at [email protected] To see 150 church names, go here.
To that question, we believe that accepting the Trinity is a cornerstone of the biblical Christian church. Unfortunately, Mormonism’s leaders have not only denied this belief but even mocked it. So just what is the Trinity? Is the teaching even understandable? Check out our new page that offers articles, YouTube videos, blogs, and podcasts. If the Trinity is true, it needs to be defended by the Christian who has questioning friends and neighbors. Click here to see what’s available.
In an attempt to deal with several vital historical issues propagated by the LDS Church throughout the years, the Mormon Church has been producing essays since late 2013 under its “Gospel Topics” section of its lds.org website, attempting to reconcile the facts with what had been taught by earlier leaders and church manuals. To see these links to the LDS Church website along with MRM’s responses, click here.
- Monday, April 23: Introduction to Sharing the Good News with Mormons
- Tuesday, April 24: Sharing the Good News with Mormons Bill McKeever Part 1
- Wednesday, April 25: Sharing the Good News with Mormons Bill McKeever Part 2
- Thursday, April 26: Sharing the Good News with Mormons Eric Johnson Part 1
- Friday, April 27: Sharing the Good News with Mormons Eric Johnson Part 2
- Monday, April 16: Our Visit to the Jordan River Temple Open House
- Tuesday, April 17: Quentin Cook and the Word of Wisdom Part 1
- Wednesday, April 18: Quentin Cook and the Word of Wisdom Part 2
- Thursday, April 19: Quentin Cook and the Word of Wisdom Part 3
- Friday, April 20: Manti and Haiti
To access all the shows and article for “This is My Doctrine,” click here.