Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.
In Utah, Mormonism and its influence are like part of the air we breathe. Mormons often dominate in society. That may seem daunting to non-Mormons, especially newcomers. But there is hope.
- In Utah, Christians Live in a Culture Dominated by a Different Faith
- Living in Utah, You Can Not Only Survive but Thrive
- We Have a Positive Message for Our LDS Neighbors
- We Choose to Talk About Mormonism with a Respectful Attitude
- We Choose to Interact with Mormons with Wisdom and Sensitivity
- Sharing Good New with LDS Is Challenging but Hopeful
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Talk About It
- Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
- What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
- How long have you lived in Utah? What were your first impressions when you moved here?
- What were your initial fears or concerns about living in Utah? Compare your actual experience to your expectations.
- Compare 2 Corinthians 11:4 with Acts 19:37 (see above). How can Christians defend the truth against a “different gospel” without “speaking against” Mormonism?
- Have you encountered Christians speaking about Mormonism without sensitivity or respect? In what ways?
- What are some ways to demonstrate respect for our neighbors even though we disagree about ultimate truth?
- What are some factors that make it challenging to share your faith with Mormons? How does this make you feel?
- On a scale of 1 to 10, do you feel like hiding out until you can leave Utah (1), or like you want to try to make a difference (10)?
- Write a personal action step based on this conversation.
This is part 1 of the Living in Utah series.