September 19, 2012

Briefing Outlines

The cult of Mormonism was founded by Joseph Smith on April 6, 1830 in Fayette, NY. It was known as The Church of Christ. Later, the church became officially known as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1834.

According to the LDS Church, Joseph Smith was visited by God the Father and God the Son after praying about which church he should join. He was told that he should join none of them because they were all an abomination to God. It was after this event in 1820 that young Joseph was led by the angel Moroni to discover the Book of Mormon and later establish the Mormon Church.

The Mormon Church now has a membership of over ten million and is growing at an unprecedented pace, doubling in size every ten years.

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About Bill

Bill Crouse is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and has done graduate studies at the U. of Texas at Dallas in the History of Ideas. The ministry of C.I.M. is dedicated to defending the historic faith in a postmodern world.

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