Posts by Greg Baker

Lets Focus On Similarities

Lets Focus On Similarities

Learn how John 4:24 shows the necessity and practicality of truth when discussing differences between Mormonism and Biblical Christianity. Jesus' conversation with a woman at a well offers a path to worshiping God in spirit and in truth in your evangelism.

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Through Unsaved Eyes

Through Unsaved Eyes

When presenting the gospel, it’s important to use terms that resonate with the unsaved. For that reason, it’s wise to address the fear of family that often hinders Latter-day Saints from hearing the gospel by pointing them to a greater fear of God, by pointing them to the grandeur of God.

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Know Christ First

Know Christ First

As the apostle Paul demonstrates during his ministry in Corinth, growing in your knowledge of Christ is crucial to effectively reach your LDS friends with the true gospel.

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I Want to See My Spouse Again

I Want to See My Spouse Again

The last thread that often connects former Mormons to the LDS faith is family. The pull of this connection is made even stronger if a loved one has already died. What does Jesus say to these dear people and what can you say?

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The Truth of the Matter

The Truth of the Matter

Friendships between Mormons and born-again Christians inevitably hit a conflict point: the nature and source of truth. But this difference doesn’t have to stop the conversation! The wise Christian can see the conversation as an invitation to deepen the relationship for the sake of the gospel.

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Are Mormons Christians?

Are Mormons Christians?

Over the last few decades, the LDS Church has encouraged its members to refer to themselves as Christians. In this article, we’ll examine the LDS Church’s rationale for calling itself Christian and then compare it to the Bible’s definition of Christianity.

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Does God Talk to Me?

Does God Talk to Me?

Personal, direct revelation is a central pillar of practical LDS theology, and any born-again Christian who wants to share the gospel with a Latter-day Saint must begin with the Mormon concept of revelation.

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Building LDS Relationships

Building LDS Relationships

Quality opportunities for the gospel nearly always come in the context of a relationship. But how do you build relationships with Latter-day Saints? Let me suggest four watch words: accept, respect, build, and serve.

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I Have More to Boast

I Have More to Boast

In 1844, Joseph Smith Jr. proclaimed, “I have more to boast of than ever any man had.” Some 2000 years earlier, the humble Son of God laid down his life so we might live by his acts of righteousness and not our own.

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Adam and the LDS Church

Adam and the LDS Church

Adam is a crucial figure in LDS theology. Both Joseph Smith and Brigham Young taught controversial and foundational doctrines about Adam. Many of those claimed revelations have since been rejected by the LDS Church and modern prophets. What does this doctrine teach us about the LDS Church, prophesy, and the Bible?

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Christianity Has No Secrets

Christianity Has No Secrets

The mystery of Christianity is that every man, woman, and child regardless of race, class, education, wealth, or any other distinction can know that they have redemption, forgiveness, and a home in heaven. There are no secret passwords, keys, signals, or handshakes.

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Is There Marriage in Heaven?

Is There Marriage in Heaven?

The Bible teaches that in the eternal state, saints will not marry one another for they will already have a spouse, the Lamb of God, the Lord Jesus Christ. There is one marriage in heaven, the people of God given to the Lamb of God.

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The Best Questions

The Best Questions

It often takes only one well-worded question to get Latter-day Saints on the hunt for truth. Let’s explore three characteristics of great questions for Latter-day Saints.

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