February 11, 2013

Mormons Way Ahead of Baptists?

Marvin Olasky, World Magazine

The Northeast blizzard has left hundreds of thousands without power and left me pondering a letter from Ted Smethers of Arkansas: “I have been reading WORLD Magazine for many years now and one subject that I would like to see you cover: preparing for disasters, both natural and man-made. On this subject the Mormons are way ahead of us Baptists.”

Smethers continued, “One of my Baptist buddies went to a Mormon ‘canning’ party. He’s loading up a bunch of cans, notices his new Mormon friend doing the same, and asks why: Surely he had all he needed laid up already. The guy says, ‘Yes, but I have a number of Baptist neighbors and decided I would rather feed them than fight them.’ Ouch, very convicting words on a number of...

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