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  • In Mormon-heavy Utah, church slates witness training

    July 26 2018 by Karen L. Willoughby, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    In Mormon-heavy Utah, church slates witness training

    Church leaders and members are invited to Utah’s Desert Ridge Baptist Church for training in evangelizing members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, slated for Sept. 7-8. “We love our neighbors in Utah, and to love our neighbors it is important to understand what religious beliefs they hold,” …

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  • Southern Baptists plant gospel in Mormon heartland

    February 26 2015 by Jim Burton, NAMB & Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 2 comments
    Southern Baptists plant gospel in Mormon heartland

    By 2014, there were 18 active Southern Baptist church plants through Send North America: Salt Lake City, with 12 having started within the year. Travis Kerns spends much of his time mentoring the current church planters while recruiting and assessing future church planters. Ben and Lindsey Neiser moved to Utah …

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  • Mormonism’s cultural rise likely to continue

    November 8 2012 by Aaron Earls, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    Although Mitt Romney lost his presidential bid, Christians should be prepared for higher Mormon visibility and credibility in America, an interfaith witness expert and a seminary professor told Baptist Press.

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  • Panel asks: Can Christians vote for a Mormon?

    September 12 2012 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Panel asks: Can Christians vote for a Mormon?

    Addressing an issue on the minds of many evangelical voters as a Mormon runs for president, a Baptist seminary panel said Tuesday that evangelicals must jettison – for the good of their faith – the idea that the White House occupant must be a “religious mascot” for Christianity.

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  • ‘Sinner’s Prayer’ among proposed resolutions

    June 13 2012 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    The Sinner’s Prayer, same-sex marriage and civil rights, and “racist statements” in Mormon documents are among the topics being discussed in various media about resolutions that pastors state they submitted for the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) Resolution Committee to consider in preparation for the June 19-20 annual meeting in New Orleans.

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  • Poll: Pastors say Mormons not Christians

    October 24 2011 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Poll: Pastors say Mormons not Christians

    Most pastors feel strongly that Mormons are not Christians, according to a survey by LifeWay Research. The survey polled 1,000 American Protestant pastors and asked them to respond to the statement: “I personally consider Mormons (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) to be Christians.”

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