One thing I really dislike about Mormon McConkieism (the ideology that treats Bruce R. McConkie’s book “Mormon Doctrine” as if it were real doctrine, rather than what it really is – his opinion) is the idea that other Christian Churches are the “Church of the devil” and that only we, LDS Mormon Christians, are the true Christian Church. Yet it is true that there are two churches, one of God and one of the Devil (1 Nephi 13: 5-9)More »

Paul told the Thessalonians to “abstain from all appearance of evil” (1 Thessalonians 5: 22). But this is a very hard task indeed. Even Jesus Christ couldn’t avoid the appearance of evil. Sure, his accusers could find no fault with him, but they still saw him as evil. More »