Gain a brief yet clear understanding for Mormon teaching from a former Latter Day Saint. This 93 page book focuses primarily on the Book of Mormon, explaining its contents, its theology, along with insights in approaching your LDS neighbors with sensitivity and understanding.
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Mormons, or members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, form a growing population in both numbers and influence. Yet few people have more than a passing knowledge of the document that defines and drives this important movement---the Book of Mormon. A former Mormon and an adult convert to Christianity, author Ross Anderson provides a clear summary of the Book of Mormon including its history, teachings, and unique features. Stories from the author and other ex-Mormons illustrate the use of Mormon scripture in the Latter-day Saint church. Anderson gives special attention to how the Book of Mormon relates to Christian beliefs about God, Jesus, and the Bible. With discussion questions to facilitate group use and a focus on providing an accurate portrayal of Mormons beliefs, Understanding the Book of Mormon is an indispensable guide for anyone wishing to become more familiar with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its most formative scripture.
Ross Anderson (D.Min., Salt Lake Seminary) is the founding pastor of Wasatch Evangelical Free Church in Roy, Utah, where he served for twenty-eight years. He is currently a teaching pastor at Alpine Community Church, a multisite congregation in northern Utah, and Director of Utah Advance Ministries. He was born in Utah and raised in California as an active member of the Mormon (Latter-day Saint) Church. His passions including planting culturally appropriate churches in Utah and incorporating former Mormons into the local church. SPANISH BIO: Ross Anderson es oriundo de Utah, nacido y criado en la Iglesia de Jesucristo de los ultimos dias. Entrego su vida a Cristo en 1976. Ross termino sus estudios universitarios de bioquimica en la Universidad de California en San Diego. Luego obtuvo un doctorado en ministerio de la escuela evangelica Trinity Divinity y recientemente, su doctorado en ministerio del Seminario Teologico de Salt Lake. Ross es pastor fundador de la Iglesia Wasatch Evangelical Free en Roy, Utah, donde ha servido desde su graduacion del seminario en 1983. el es autor del libro Cual es el mensaje del libro de mormon?, una guia cristiana y breve al libro sagrado de los mormones. Su pasion es incorporar ex-Mormones a la iglesia. el y su esposa, Nancy, tienen dos hijos adultos.