When a Christian shares the gospel, what does the typical Mormon think and feel? How can the church witness (and not just debate or dispense information) in love to Mormons? We focus on equipping evangelicals to better reach their LDS friends, relatives, neighbors and co-workers.
Utah resident and ex-Mormon turned church planter Chris Murray gives us the low down on LDS slang and Mormon culture. From BYU to FLDS to SLC, this show has it all! We also unveil our new intro, courtesy of CDZ the Messenger and producer David Elijah.
Special Guest: Chris Murray aka CDZ the Messenger
EPISODE #110 Two days before the presidential election, the Backpack Radio team discusses their thoughts on the possibility of a Mormon president in Mitt Romney. We ask our guests to share their viewpoints about this while keeping Scripture at the center of the discussion.
- Why are there no maps in the back of the Book of Mormon?
- What was Joseph Smith's view on boM geography?
- What is the current day position of the LDS church's authorities on BoM geography?
- What are some of the current LDS scholarly theories about BoM geography?
- What about all the LDS-themed tours to the prospective locations?
- What should be our response to these claims about BoM Geography
Special Guest: Chip Thompson of Tri-Grace Ministries.
Sandra Tanner is a former Mormon. The Lord used her and her husband (now deceased) to open up the field for evangelicals into primary document research on the LDS church. It is fascinating to hear her take on what was around when she began in this field, how it has developed since then and her thoughts on the future.
Special Guests: Sandra Tanner, Jeff Durbin of Apologia Church, and Andy Poland of Concerned Christians
*please note the use of 'Anti-Mormon' in the title is in quotations, as Mormons refer to all counter cult work as 'Anti-Mormon' - we use it ironically.
LDS apologist and FAIR contributor Mckay V. Jones reviews and critiques all of Backpack Radio's previous LDS-related broadcasts. s Backpack hosts Pastor Bob and Vocab Malone respond to his comments and a conversation ensues.
Backpack pastors Bob and Vocab discuss a slew of comments from Mormon Missionaries with our guest McKay V. Jones, an LDS apologist.
Special Guest: McKay V. Jones of FAIR
Mormon Missionaries in My Living Room [06/26/2011]:
The Backpack crew critiques recorded clips of Mormon Missionaries who landed in the living room of Vocab.
Professor Sanjay Merchant dissects the Mormon theology interesting interpretations of the Triune God of the Old and New Testament scriptures.
Guest: Sanjay Merchant, Professor @Moody Bible Institute.
Adventures in Witnessing to Mormons [12/05/2010]
Centered around the ministry of reaching Mormons, specifically at the Temple during the Easter pageant and Christmas lights in Mesa, AZ. We discuss some fun stories of adventures out there and even answered some common objections. We hope that it motivates you to reach the LDS around you with the Gospel of salvation by God's grace through faith in Christ Alone.
Special Guests: Luke Pierson and Jeff Durbin of Apologia Ministries EPISODE 10