Visiting Churches

Mormon: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church #73

Next on my mental list of churches to visit sits a contentious consideration. It’s Mormon, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS for short). I remain undecided if we should visit them or not.

Consider these three discussion questions about Church 73.

1. I read that most Mormons consider themselves Christians, whereas most non-Mormon Christians don’t. I suspect this conclusion, however, comes mostly from a lack of accurate information.

How can we form a nonjudgmental understanding about the faith journey of others? 

2. The Mormons Candy and I know exemplify Christian talk, behavior, and beliefs more so than a lot of Christians we know.

Which do we esteem more, people who say they’re Christian or those who act like it?

3. Mormons hold to some beliefs that non-Mormons find strange. Yet, I suspect, the same holds true with every church.

How open are we to other spiritual practices? How sure are we of our own?

[Read about Church 73 or start at the beginning of our journey.]

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Peter DeHaan writes about biblical Christianity to confront status quo religion and live a life that matters. He seeks a fresh approach to following Jesus through the lens of Scripture, without the baggage of made-up traditions and meaningless practices.

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