This film follows the Mormon pioneers as they cross the plains.
The stories are based on true events and really help you gain an appreciation for what these people sacrificed so that they could practice their LDS faith and raise their families free from persecution.
This page explores scare tactics and the arguments made on doctrinal issues (e.g., the doctrine of the Trinity, etc.) by those who rail against the "Mormon Cult." This is one of several pages in a suite of "Frequently Asked Questions about Latter-day Saint Beliefs." This work is solely the responsibility of Jeff Lindsay. But these definitions don't spook people enough to be used by our critics.Joined by over 60 men, Turner kills around 60 whites and destroys 15 homesteads.Over 3000 armed whites set out to end the rebellion, killing many innocent blacks along the way.According to the dictionary, "cult" can also mean a group that pays special devotion to some individual.For example, in the Compact Oxford English Dictionary, the first definition given is "a system of religious worship directed towards a particular figure or object." Yes, I suppose that definition fits us as well, with the particular figure or object of our worship being the Lord Jesus Christ. (And yes, you bet we believe in the grace and Atonement of Jesus Christ -- it's our only hope.) But recently, contrary to its original generic meaning, the word "cult" in popular use carries frightening overtones. It is formed because blacks who were praying in the Methodist Episcopal church were pulled up off their knees.