10 reasons why a person ought to consider becoming a Christian

Are there good reasons for a person to consider becoming a Christian? We think there are!

Is The Miracle of Forgiveness nothing more than Spencer W. Kimball's opinion?

Some people have argued that Spencer W. Kimball's book The Miracle of Forgiveness is not authoritative because what he wrote is just his opinion. They may even point out that Kimball was "merely" an apostle and not a prophet when he wrote the book. Several points can be given in rebuttal.

The 1838 Mormon War in Missouri

Not everyone likes history, especially Mormon history. But if there is a particular year that ought to be understood for a better comprehension of Mormonism, the year would have to be 1838. For those who have heard of "Gov. Boggs," the "Salt Sermon," and the Hahn's Mill massacre, this is the book that must be read.

A closer look at Spencer W. Kimball's The Miracle of Forgiveness

MRM has produced a new website centered around President Spencer W. Kimball's book The Miracle of Forgiveness. The url is www.themiracleofforgiveness.com. We have also produced a Kimball million dollar bill (tract) to be used in conjunction with this website. Check out the website and recommend Kimball's book to every Mormon you know! 

Is the LDS Jesus different from what is taught in the Bible?

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A Mormon writes us to say that the Jesus of Mormonism is the same Jesus of the Bible. How accurate is this? We respond with three reasons why this is not true.

The Exclusion of Non-Mormons at Temple Weddings

What is supposed to be the most important and happiest days for a couple's life oftentimes turns into one of the saddest. When someone with non-LDS family gets married, it too often turns into a wrenching of the heart, as nobody except those with LDS temple recommends are able to see the ceremony inside the temple. 

The 2013 Race and Priesthood Statement

The LDS Church came out with a statement last year regarding the priesthood ban for black males before 1978.  Was this teaching a principle or a doctrine?

Review of Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling

A book on Joseph Smith written by a Latter-day Saint that we would recommend.  Yes, the author does accept more than he should, but overall I think this is an important read for everyone interested in the topic of Mormonism. Find out why.

Becoming Perfect in Christ

This week on the Viewpoint on Mormonism radio show (airing the week of August 18) and podcasts, Bill and Eric provided a number of quotes from their review of the July 2014 Ensign article by Seventy Gerrit W. Gong titled “Becoming Perfect in Christ” (pp. 14-19) Read these quotes given during the week’s broadcasts.

Gospel Topics Essay: Translation and Historicity of the Book of Abraham

The LDS Church has produced another essay in its series titled "Gospel Topics." Did Joseph Smith correctly translate the Book of Abraham papyrii? The arguments offered in this recent essay provide nothing new and show that Smith was unable to translate anything from the Egyptian langauge. This topic is featured during the week of December 1 on the Viewpoint on Mormonism podcast series.

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