As is evident from my blog postings, I am a Christian, and a baptised member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Importantly, I am a practising member. I attend church each week. Additionally, I have a responsibility in my local church to assist the full-time missionaries in their efforts to share the gospel message on the Isle of Man. What I am trying to make clear, is that I am an active member. I strongly, strongly believe the teachings of this church. Strongly (!!).
I have spent many hours of my life debating the doctrines of the church, more typically with those who merely want to attack them and try to make a mockery of them. I have read many anti-mormon articles. I am more than aware of the more common complaints/disputes regarding the church that are used by those who attack it. I am far from being an ‘apologist’, but I am a defender of the faith.
I have often criticised the position of one who merely attacks another person’s faith, however, with this post today, it may appear that I am falling into that category. I don’t wish to ‘attack’ the beliefs of another man, however, I do feel it important to address an issue here that I feel is often overlooked within the beliefs of evangelical Christians. Continue reading