JR Was a Mormon, an Ex-Mormon Profile Spotlight

JR’s faithful journey out of Mormonism unfolds as a testament to his commitment to truth. Raised in a Mormon household, his transformation began with the unexpected discovery of a book that prompted a profound reevaluation of his beliefs and his interpretation of the Bible. Embracing Christianity, JR actively participated in various ministries, demonstrating a genuine passion for his newfound faith. Despite facing challenges and skepticism as an “anti-Mormon,” JR remained steadfast in his mission to connect with and minister to Mormons. His decision to leave Mormonism reflects not only a rejection of what he perceives as a cult but also a sincere embrace of Jesus Christ as his Savior.

I was raised Mormon. My mother was very devout, but my father really didn’t care one way or the other. I left 30 years ago. I was a mormon.

One day someone left the book ‘God’s Word, Final, Infallible and Forever’ on my doorstep. I threw it in a corner and forgot about it. Then one day I picked it up. My world changed almost overnight. I started reading my trusty KJV Bible and it truly came to life before my eyes. I was sure some of the things I was reading weren’t there before.

Eventually, I got saved and was baptized in a local Baptist church. I played on the worship team for many years, was a Youth Leader, and numerous other ministries.

I also was very much one of the local “anti-Mormons.” I was jeered at. Threatened (by a return missionary nonetheless). But I continued trying to minister to Mormons. Admittedly as of late, I’m just tired. I’m tired of the circular conversations and the refusals to listen. I know I shouldn’t give in that easily so maybe this group will give me some much needed energy.

I left because it’s a cult and it’s history is filled with lies and deceptions. I believe Jesus Christ is my Savior and He is all I need for Salvation.


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