by Sharon Lindbloom 4 April 2018 Last week Salt Lake Tribune journalist Peggy Fletcher Stack asked, “Does tithing requirement for entry into LDS temples amount to Mormons buying their way into heaven?” She explained, “Money may be the root of all evil, but, for Mormons, it also provides a pathway to the highest heaven. “That’s […]
The following was originally printed in the March/April 2015 edition of Mormonism Researched. To request a free subscription, please visit here. On March 4, 2013, the U.S. Tax Court ruled that Mormon plaintiff George Thompson would not be allowed to consider his church tithe a “necessary expense” as he negotiated paying back taxes owed to the government. The IRS looked […]
During 2013, LDS members will be studying the latest manual published by their church, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Lorenzo Snow. We will evaluate this book regularly, chapter by chapter, by showing interesting quotes and providing an Evangelical Christian take on this manual. The text that is underlined is from the manual, with our […]
By Bill McKeever
Most people would be offended at any organization which teaches that in order to escape damnation, giving of your financial means is mandatory. Yet, this is exactly what Mormonism teaches.