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

Mormons are taught to trust only the LDS church. When its claims prove false, people leaving Mormonism find it especially hard to trust anyone else.

Key Points:

  • The LDS Church Has Broken Many People’s Trust.
  • Former Mormons May Hesitate to Trust a Church.
  • Former Mormons Will Not Necessarily Trust a Pastor.
  • Former Mormons May Have Trouble Trusting the Bible.
  • Former Mormons May Not Trust Themselves.

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Talk About It
  1. Think of a time you discovered that someone you trusted had lied to you. How did you respond?
  2. What are some reasons why former LDS hesitate to trust a new church after leaving Mormonism?
  3. Identify some unhealthy ways that Christian churches might undermine trust similar to the LDS church?
  4. Why do former Mormons often view pastors with distrust?
  5. Why do ex-Mormons often view the Bible with distrust?
  6. Why do former Mormons often have a hard time trusting themselves with important decisions about faith and truth?
  7. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.