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Maudlin Michael How can a false religion be so successful Christianity Today Volume 42 Issue No 7 June 1998 This article provides a different look at the world of Mormonism Michael a newly converted Christian made a trip to Oregon to visit his uncle His wife Karen was worried because he was going into Mormon country and the uncle had already converted several family members to that religion Karen loaded Michael up on information regarding the Mormon religion After studying it over he simply didnt understand why people converted to Mormonism He stated Its theology is inconsistent its historicity is questionable and its sociological dynamics easily explained Despite this feeling against Mormonism he made the trip to Oregon Uncle Otto provided a postcard image of Mormon life However when asked about the false religion he didnt get upset he just patiently answered the questions Upon leaving Oregon Uncle Otto said Mick as long as you continue searching for the truth I think you will end up a Mormon Several of Micks associates also experienced the same politeness of the Mormons When asked somewhat offensive questions they simply replied and shared their faith Michael puts it very bluntly how he feels about this religion in one powerful statement What does it say about all our evangelical successes--growth statistics vibrant publishing dynamic para-church ministries solid educational institutions and healthy evangelizing congregations--when they are duplicated or outdone by this false religion It means we cannot place our confidence in these markets no matter how impressive they may be It means that very little separates us from Mormons except this communion and truth The living God has met us made us his own and revealed his truth to us through his Word Everything else is only a prop While this article is very opinionated he does make some points I personally feel no disrespect to the Mormon religion or any religion for that matter I just know that
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