Jon Ogden is the author of When Mormons Doubt: A Way to Save Relationships and Seek a Quality Life. We’re glad to have him as our guest.
“If you desire peace in the world, do not pray that everyone share your beliefs. Pray instead that all may be reverent.” — Paul Woodruff
One morning in southern California, my missionary companion and I were biking to an appointment when we saw a man sitting on his front porch. Like any good missionaries, we stopped to talk to him.
The moment we stopped, the man called out that he didn’t want anything to do with us.
At the time, comments like that only emboldened me.
I told him that we wanted to share the most important message in the world — that God had once again called a prophet to speak to everyone on Earth.
He just stared at me. “You believe that?”
“I don’t believe it,” I said. “I know it.”
“You know it?” he asked. “How do you know it?” [Read more…]