Comments on: Stability attracts Latin Americans to Mormonism http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/02/06/stability-attracts-latin-americans-to-mormonism/ Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Rebecca http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/02/06/stability-attracts-latin-americans-to-mormonism/comment-page-1/#comment-12205 Fri, 29 May 2009 16:31:46 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=4162#comment-12205 The mormon church.. I have no comment on the matter. I am a member myself but, I have a lot of options and I am young. I don’t like how they call it Mormonism. It bothers me

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By: joey http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/02/06/stability-attracts-latin-americans-to-mormonism/comment-page-1/#comment-12191 Wed, 27 May 2009 23:04:11 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=4162#comment-12191 Buenisimo, este articulo es un nivel grande en que la iglesia esta creciendo. I am new member here at Panama thank you for share.

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By: smrad8 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/02/06/stability-attracts-latin-americans-to-mormonism/comment-page-1/#comment-10516 Sun, 15 Feb 2009 20:18:23 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=4162#comment-10516 I became converted to Mormonism 15 years ago and I have been blessed. I have come to know Christ better and become a better person. I see these arguments about the religion, but none of them matter to me – I’ve seen for myself that it is good and have tasted the good fruits. I am grateful to God for bringing me to this faith.

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By: JLFuller http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/02/06/stability-attracts-latin-americans-to-mormonism/comment-page-1/#comment-10400 Wed, 11 Feb 2009 18:35:09 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=4162#comment-10400 Few of our detractors actually know much about us – ex’d members included. When we tell investigators our story most say they had no idea what we actually believed except a few negative things they picked up here and there. So it is where ever we go. If you want to know about us ask us. If you want to know about Baptists, or Catholics, Presbyterians or anyone else, ask one of them. Ask someone who has the authority to answer. Ask anyone else and you usually get uninformed opinions mixed with rumor and distortions.

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By: blooit http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/02/06/stability-attracts-latin-americans-to-mormonism/comment-page-1/#comment-10359 Tue, 10 Feb 2009 05:14:52 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=4162#comment-10359 The Bible is very clear in its teachings that there must come a falling away before the second coming. To argue that the church of Christ would stand from his first coming to his last simply does not stand with biblical teachings.

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By: Descartes http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/02/06/stability-attracts-latin-americans-to-mormonism/comment-page-1/#comment-10288 Sun, 08 Feb 2009 10:23:02 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=4162#comment-10288 I was a missionary in Ecuador from 98-00, and there is one glaring fact missing from this report: the activity rate among baptized Mormons in Latin America is atrocious. We worked in 3 different wards, where the official rolls of membership showed nearly 2000 members – but in fact we only had about 20 people show up to church regularly. All of the other missionaries I knew in Ecuador told me that was pretty common. I suspect if you were to conduct a survey of self identifying Mormons in Latin America, that number would be MUCH lower.

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By: The Jack Mormon http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/02/06/stability-attracts-latin-americans-to-mormonism/comment-page-1/#comment-10287 Sun, 08 Feb 2009 09:44:27 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=4162#comment-10287 To ChinoBlanco – If you believe the Church has overestimated is membership, provide proof. Your penchant for lobbing rhetorical hand grenades against the LDS on messageboards, combined with the fact that you left the Church under unfavorable circumstances, implies that you have a personal axe to grind against the Church, making your discourse untrustworthy.

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By: Daniel Rosaupan http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/02/06/stability-attracts-latin-americans-to-mormonism/comment-page-1/#comment-10284 Sun, 08 Feb 2009 04:22:30 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=4162#comment-10284 I suppose that Mormonism is just another sect that wants to create confusion to the Christian faithful. I’m sorry to say that the founder of Mormonism Joseph Smith has strong ties with free masonry, an Anti Christ brotherhood organization whose objective is to topple down Christianity and create a society where people believe in the brotherhood of men and Fatherhood of the Great Architect of the Universe whoever that God that people want to believe, even Lucifer. That is evident in the rubrics of their temple. This is much contrary to what Jesus taught that there is only One God and people must be baptized in their name so that we may become one just as they are one. There are also beliefs which are held as great secrets in Mormonism that is not divulged to its ordinary members, such as Jesus and Satan are brothers.

People must know that the Church of Christ remains on this earth from the time Christ founded it, up to now and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. The true Church of Christ is universal in time and in place and it was not lost as the Mormons would like to project. The true Church of Christ has an uninterrupted and unbroken line of Apostolic Succession that can be traced going back to Jesus Christ. Those tests must be met and there is only one Church that was able to do so and that is the Catholic Church. Other churches claiming to be Christian Church who cannot claim Apostolic Succession are therefore false Church and there is a danger that the Christ that they worship is a False Christ. The only hope that their members can have is their good conscience if through no fault of their own, they didn’t know the One True Church of Christ.

Catholics who become Mormon converts should have hold fast to this true Church and should not have fallen away. But since the prophecy is telling otherwise, perhaps, this is the reason why Mormonism’s membership is steadily increasing but not enough to overtake the Catholic Church founded by Christ. Christ said to his apostles that I will be with you, until the end of ages.

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By: Mormons Are christian http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/02/06/stability-attracts-latin-americans-to-mormonism/comment-page-1/#comment-10276 Sat, 07 Feb 2009 20:17:58 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=4162#comment-10276 Mormons are gaining adherants because people realize that the restoration of Jesus Christ’s Church is long-overdue:

http://MormonsAreChristian.blogspot.com

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By: blooit http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/02/06/stability-attracts-latin-americans-to-mormonism/comment-page-1/#comment-10236 Fri, 06 Feb 2009 20:09:52 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=4162#comment-10236 A PR push by the church would not have referred to the Book of Mormon as the “Mormon Bible” – Unfortunately, for some, any positive article “must be a PR push.”

Adherents website found that LDS statistical numbers were some of the most accurate in the country, based on their own statistical research. They further stated that such “was not always the case” referencing other US religions.

Tremendous LDS growth, especially in Latin America, cannot realistically be denied. And as a Mormon, I might say this is a very positive thing.

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