A Rebuttal to the FairMormon Interpretation of Psalm 82:6

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This is an article that was sent to me by an LDS man that I have been in dialogue with to help me understand why they believe that John 10 and Psalm 82, as well as other verses, teach that men can become gods.       Since there was so much in this article…

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This is an article that was sent to me by an LDS man that I have been in dialogue with to help me understand why they believe that John 10 and Psalm 82, as well as other verses, teach that men can become gods.       Since there was so much in this article…

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Last Week in the Trenches – September 2013

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This Month’s Featured Resource I want to say thank you so much to those of you who took me up on my offer to receive the 5-DVD-Rom “Reaching Out to Your Mormon Neighbor” set in exchange for a $20 donation. Due to the great response, I’ve decided to make a similar offer each month. This…

This Month’s Featured Resource I want to say thank you so much to those of you who took me up on my offer to receive the 5-DVD-Rom “Reaching Out to Your Mormon Neighbor” set in exchange for a $20 donation. Due to the great response, I’ve decided to make a similar offer each month. This…

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Last Week in the Trenches – September 2012

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I Resigned! The biggest news of September is that I have resigned as Senior Pastor of Community Baptist Church. Last month we asked you to pray that God would bring balance between my roles as Senior Pastor, People of the Free Gift and homeschooling dad. There must have been a lot of you praying, because…

I Resigned! The biggest news of September is that I have resigned as Senior Pastor of Community Baptist Church. Last month we asked you to pray that God would bring balance between my roles as Senior Pastor, People of the Free Gift and homeschooling dad. There must have been a lot of you praying, because…

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Last Week in the Trenches – November 2012

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The Oakes family went on our 3rd mission trip to Utah for 2012 in October. It was an extra special trip for me as my former LDS friend Steve came with us. We had some great chances to share the gospel, plant seeds and equip believers. A Full Day of Church Sunday was a very…

The Oakes family went on our 3rd mission trip to Utah for 2012 in October. It was an extra special trip for me as my former LDS friend Steve came with us. We had some great chances to share the gospel, plant seeds and equip believers. A Full Day of Church Sunday was a very…

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Last Week in the Trenches – May 2013

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            Our Present: Pray for Us!!!       Thank you to all of you that have been praying for us. Would you be willing to stop what you are doing as you are reading this newsletter and pray for our family? Specifically, we would appreciate prayer for the following…

            Our Present: Pray for Us!!!       Thank you to all of you that have been praying for us. Would you be willing to stop what you are doing as you are reading this newsletter and pray for our family? Specifically, we would appreciate prayer for the following…

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Last Week in the Trenches – July 2013

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This Month’s Featured Resource Over the last year, we have had the privilege of teaching seminars on “Reaching Out to Your Mormon Neighbor” in several California churches. Here is a list of the cities that we have had the privilege of working with so far: Fallbrook Wildomar Montclair Anaheim La Mesa Alhambra Oceanside Vista We…

This Month’s Featured Resource Over the last year, we have had the privilege of teaching seminars on “Reaching Out to Your Mormon Neighbor” in several California churches. Here is a list of the cities that we have had the privilege of working with so far: Fallbrook Wildomar Montclair Anaheim La Mesa Alhambra Oceanside Vista We…

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Last Week in the Trenches – July 2012

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MORMON MIRACLE PAGEANT 2012 The Oakes family joined 250 other Christian missionaries from all over the U.S. to share “the free gift” of salvation with the thousands of LDS people who came to Manti for the Mormon Miracle Pageant. Every year, on the grounds of the LDS temple in Manti, Utah, hundreds of LDS people…

MORMON MIRACLE PAGEANT 2012 The Oakes family joined 250 other Christian missionaries from all over the U.S. to share “the free gift” of salvation with the thousands of LDS people who came to Manti for the Mormon Miracle Pageant. Every year, on the grounds of the LDS temple in Manti, Utah, hundreds of LDS people…

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Last Week in the Trenches – January 2013

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We Moved to Utah!!! This last month has brought some incredible changes for the Oakes family. The biggest of those changes is that we have moved from sunny California to snowy Utah. The move happened much faster than we anticipated and in a way that we didn’t plan on, but God has been amazingly faithful….

We Moved to Utah!!! This last month has brought some incredible changes for the Oakes family. The biggest of those changes is that we have moved from sunny California to snowy Utah. The move happened much faster than we anticipated and in a way that we didn’t plan on, but God has been amazingly faithful….

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Last Week in the Trenches – February 2014

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God has been growing us in our communication skills. Because of this, our newsletters will be shorter and come more often. I will also be looking for more frequent opportunities to share on Facebook, our website and Youtube.   We No Longer Have Non-Profit Status We are very grateful to Jim Frederick and Kaleo House…

God has been growing us in our communication skills. Because of this, our newsletters will be shorter and come more often. I will also be looking for more frequent opportunities to share on Facebook, our website and Youtube.   We No Longer Have Non-Profit Status We are very grateful to Jim Frederick and Kaleo House…

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Last Week in the Trenches – February 2013

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Jude Turns 1! By far the most exciting event for the Oakes family in February was celebrating Jude’s 1st birthday. We believe our children are a gift and blessing from the Lord and appreciate every day we have with them. For Jude’s special day we walked across the street to the library, played with bubbles…

Jude Turns 1! By far the most exciting event for the Oakes family in February was celebrating Jude’s 1st birthday. We believe our children are a gift and blessing from the Lord and appreciate every day we have with them. For Jude’s special day we walked across the street to the library, played with bubbles…

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