Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

Mormons and evangelical Christians have very different meanings in mind when they use the term "Christian."

Key Points:

  • Mormon Meanings
  • Evangelical Definitions
  • Institutions
  • Individuals

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Talk About It
  1. Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
  2. What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
  3. Why do you think Mormons get offended when others suggest that they are not real Christians?
  4. What definitions do Mormons use to define themselves as Christians? How valid are those definitions?
  5. By what standard are churches, schools, or other institutions deemed to be Christian or not? Can you think of a better standard?
  6. Why is a purely doctrinal definition not adequate to define individuals as Christians or not?
  7. Since we can’t see anyone else’s heart, is it even meaningful to talk about who is a Christian and who is not? Why or why not?
  8. Summarize your conclusions from this conversation.
  9. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the About Mormonism series.