Exmormon to Christ (Born-again)


Exmormon to Christ (Born-again)

Exmormons who have been born again...either as a mormon or as an exmormon. Or others interested in Christianity

Location: beliefs
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Latest Activity: Jul 13

Discussion Forum

Which church should I go to

Started by Pam A.. Last reply by Sarah C. Jul 13. 17 Replies

Now that I have been out of the church for a few months I am a bit more open to start trying diferrent denominations.  I have been attending a non-denominational church which I do love.   I have a…Continue

What LDS Hymn(s) do you miss?

Started by Marmanold. Last reply by Sarah C. Jul 13. 12 Replies

The other day I found myself humming "Praise to the Man" in the shower.  Now that I'm a Christian I naturally have a few issues with that hymn. ;-)  What hymn(s) do you miss the most from the LDS…Continue

Tags: hyms

Transitions Network

Started by John W. Morehead Aug 9, 2014. 0 Replies

A few years ago I posted in this forum on Transitions, then a DVD and workbook for those emigrating out of Mormonism and into traditional Christianity. Recently this has been expanded to the…Continue

Tags: small, groups, workbook, DVD, Mormon

Has even Grace been hijacked?

Started by Toy Soldier. Last reply by KeepSmiling May 2, 2014. 33 Replies

During this last Fast and Testimony meeting, someone spoke about how during a recent fireside in Reading, England, Elder Bednar challenged all of the Young Single Adults. He asked them to take a…Continue

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Comment by jackie on August 9, 2014 at 2:21pm

Hi I saw this group and wanted to introduce myself. I am Jackie Harrison. I grew up in a very mormon community in eastern idaho. my family was not really all that into it, but if they ever did go to church it was to the mormon church. when i was 16 i wanted more from my faith and commited myself to going and learning more. what was interesting was that i just felt more and more while i was going that God was so much bigger than the mormon church. That the church was holding Him in a box and it was frustrating. the longer i stayed and tried to accept the more trapped i felt. i met my husband around the same time when i was 16, but he was not mormon and was frustrated with me for being so devoted to it. we broke off ties for a year and a half, when i was almost 18 i left the church very confused. that is when me and my husband met up again and he started talking to me about His beliefs. he believes in relationship with God, not religion. it blew my mind. we got married soon after. we have two kids, and am struggling with how to teach them about Christ. Mormonism was easy in the way that it is all layed out for you a list of what to dos and what not to do. i am a list person and now i am trying to find a path that allows me to teach my kids the bible without a docrine. 

Comment by Demon of Kolob on April 30, 2014 at 11:28am

Did anybody else attend the Capstone Conference 2 weeks ago?

Comment by Jen on June 5, 2013 at 6:42pm

Hi everyone, I am knew to the group so I thought I would introduce myself.  Suddenly I am not sure what to say.  Most of my family are LDS and do not want to engage in any type of conversation about Christ.  It is pretty frustrating, but I know it is not in my control.  It took me 23 years after leaving the church to accept Christ into my life.  This shows me how patience, loving and understanding God is.  He never gives up on us, which is the best example to follow. 

Comment by pollypinks on December 31, 2012 at 12:19pm

Some may feel that atheists are missing out.  That's a natural reaction if you are part of a believing community, but, for those who don't believe, they don't feel a sense of missing out.  Many atheists belief in us passing on from this physical life to another form of life, and don't attribute it to religion, and this is a feasible way of making non-belief work.  Many are buddhists, and they do not consider themselves pagans, and do consider a life after this physical one to be very real.  Any and all of these options can be very fulfilling, and the plethora of universal scripture in the bible, whether or not we consider it tradition or revelation, abides in the belief that all will be reunited with loved ones and animals.  Were it not true, why then would there be 50-60 universal scriptures, including one from Paul, stating, "All mankind will see God's salvation."  I wouldn't worry for two seconds about non believers, or, believers in differing religions.  the only reason I worry about fundamentalists is because they make my life so damn hard with their hate and judgementalism, calling on God's wrath as a reason for natural disaster, or terrifying acts of hate.  Franklin Graham has left his father's belief system by declaring God punishing us through tragedy because of our sin and disbelief.  Mega church leaders love to blame homosexuals for natural disaster.  These kinds of thoughts and actions that encourage hate in others are far more serious than those who choose atheism as their belief system.

Comment by La Vonne on May 27, 2012 at 3:32pm

Mormon Recovery Ministry- is currently an online ministry that is seeking to come to an area near you. With new resources and a program designed to move you from religion into a relationship with Jesus Christ. Eliminate the fear caused by false religion and deception and embrace the true meaning of Christianity. 

Please send me an email for more information. lavonne@yourkingdominheritance.com

Comment by hagiasophia on July 6, 2011 at 7:12pm
I am here looking for a positive community of Christian exmormons. Unfortunately the rest of my family is still LDS, its hard to discuss Christian related things. And it was precisely the study of the beliefs and practices of early Christianity that led me, like many others, to the Catholic faith (or Eastern Orthodoxy).
Comment by pollypinks on July 6, 2011 at 6:01pm
Bingo!  The grace issue is brought up.  It took me ten years to actually get that.  When you are raised in an opposite manner, it just doesn't make sense.  Once I actually got that, my life became much more peaceful and generous.
Comment by pollypinks on July 6, 2011 at 5:53pm
If you find peace within the walls of a Catholic church, then by all means, go for it.  Far beit for me to get involved.  I just hated what Rome did with the original tenets of Christianity.  It doesn't mean you cannot find what  you are looking for, if that's your goal, and if you feel spiritual there.
Comment by hagiasophia on July 6, 2011 at 3:38pm
Since I can't resist, as far as the comments on the Catholic Church goes the first three are consistent with the history of Christianity. Communion was always denied to those who did not profess the same faith – that’s how heretics were identified and excluded from the body of the church. Birth control was condemned by every Christian denomination before the twentieth century - the Catholics have resisted the morals of our age (we could add divorce to that as well). That some were called to celibacy was taught by Jesus, Paul, and the early Church. It became mandatory for the clergy over time in the Western rite (although there are some married Catholic priests and the rule could be changed), and in any case clergy were always forbidden to contract a new marriage after ordination. The last comment on personal study is not true, although unfortunately most Catholics today seem to be not particularly well informed on their faith or the Bible. The real issue is with the interpretation of the Bible, in Catholicism it is not a free for all where everyone’s opinion is equally authoritative.
Comment by hagiasophia on July 6, 2011 at 3:24pm

<sigh> I had a feeling that the 'Catholic' thing would elicit some comments. I'm not really interested in getting into the Protestant vs. Catholic debate here, although if someone really wants to know why, with a great deal of study and prayer, I am considering Catholicism, I would be happy to share.


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