By Eric Johnson The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teaches that work must be done by members in special temples located throughout the world in order to quality for exaltation, also known as eternal life, in the celestial kingdom. Work is accomplished in one of the 160+ temples for not only the living person … Read more
by Sharon Lindbloom 3 September 2018 In August the Mormon Mental Health Association (not officially affiliated with the Mormon Church) released a position statement regarding LDS worthiness interviews. In a nutshell, the MMHA’s professional opinion is that worthiness interviews are not a good idea. In the LDS Church, members are called to meet with their … Read more
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.
By Aaron Shafovaloff
As Christians, our “temple recommend”, our access to the holy of holies, to the most precious things of all, is not a piece of paper with a bar code. Rather, the person of Jesus Christ himself is our temple recommend. Our relationship with him grants us access to everything God has in store for us.
By Bill McKeever
The following is an excerpt from the book “Questions to Ask Your Mormon Friend” by Bill McKeever and Eric Johnson.
Tenth LDS President Joseph Fielding Smith stated:
By Bill McKeever
The wedding of a child is probably one of the most anticipated events a parent can expect; yet in Mormonism, only “temple worthy” members are allowed to witness the ceremony. This includes family members of either the bride or groom who are not LDS.