Merry Christology or Happy Heresy? Trinitarian Heresies

This is the third and final installment of the Christmas series on Christological heresies. I hope you have found these helpful in understanding what not to believe about the incarnation. The following heresies technically deserve a category of their own. They transcend the more narrow study of Christology, and are more closely related to the Godhead as a whole. However, because Jesus is God, a … Continue reading Merry Christology or Happy Heresy? Trinitarian Heresies

Mormonism Fails the 3 Point Test: Christology

The Mormon Jesus is even of a different ethnicity from Christ the Lord Introduction: The final topic in my 3 part series on Mormonism is the issue of Christology. Christology is very important. Christology is the study of Jesus. What we believe about Jesus matters. If a woman is married to a man named Mark, would it matter which Mark she goes home to every … Continue reading Mormonism Fails the 3 Point Test: Christology

Mormonism Fails the 3 Point Test: Justification

Introduction: The next installment of my 3-part series on why I deny Mormonism involves a very controversial subject matter. The first issue, polytheism is not nearly as heated, given Mormonism shares that with few other worldviews world-wide. However, this issue is much more intense because Mormons share this doctrine with Roman Catholics, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Muslims, and I would even argue Moral-Therapeutic Deists as well. The doctrine I … Continue reading Mormonism Fails the 3 Point Test: Justification

Mormonism Fails the 3 Point Test: Monotheism

Introduction   A friend of mine requested a meeting to discuss Mormonism. Trying to anticipate his many potential questions, I have been formulating in my mind what I consider to be the most important presentation as to why I believe the LDS church to be false, and why I reject the Mormon faith. There is no doubt that the Mormon people are some of the … Continue reading Mormonism Fails the 3 Point Test: Monotheism

Mormonism, Homosexuality, and Infallible Churches

A CNN article broke out recently informing the world of the LDS church’s,  as they put it,  “monumental shift” on homosexuality. There has been a shift, even on the lds.org webpage has a banner indicating that the church has updated its resource list on “gay Mormons.” The new feature of the webpage, (mormonandgay) is a resource and explanation of the Mormon church’s position on being … Continue reading Mormonism, Homosexuality, and Infallible Churches

Original Sin and Psalm 51

I recently engaged some Mormon missionaries, and one of the many topics covered was the topic of original sin. Original sin is and always has been a universally accepted orthodox Christian doctrine. The extent of original sin is debated. For example, brothers in Christ who fall into the Arminian camp do not perceive original sin to be as damaging and controlling as other brothers in … Continue reading Original Sin and Psalm 51