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In Understanding Your Mormon Neighbor, Ross Anderson seeks to help Christians relate to Latter-day Saints by giving insights into Mormon life and culture. Anderson's work is supported both by his lifetime of experiences growing up Mormon and by current research that utilizes many Latter-day Saints' own sources. This book explains core stories that form the Mormon worldview, experiences that shape the community identity of Mormonism, and how Mormons understand truth. Anderson shares how most Mormons see themselves and others around them, illuminating why people join the LDS Church and why many eventually leave. Latter-day Saints will find the descriptions of their values, practices, and experiences both credible and familiar. Understanding Your Mormon Neighbor suggests how Christians can befriend Latter-day Saints with confidence and sensitivity and share the grace of God wisely within their relationships. Anderson includes discussion questions for individuals and small groups, black and white photographs and charts, and an appendix that includes 'Are Mormons Christians?' and 'Should I Vote for a Mormon?'
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.