Starting a Church

Opening a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church

Opening a Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints church is your ticket to a rich spiritual life if you have the creativity and tenacity necessary to be a successful religious entrepreneur. We offer nuts-and-bolts information to start and grow your church successfully.

Thinking about opening a Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints church? We tell you what you need to know to get started.

LDS Essentials

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (also known as the Mormon Church or LDS Church) represents the mainstream of Mormonism. Descended from Brigham young, today's Mormon church is an influential player in everything from politics to commerce.

Although they share many beliefs (including the use of the Protestant Bible) with other Christians, LDS members also rely on the Book of Mormon and the teachings of Joseph Smith as a source of revelation. More than 28,000 LDS churches and temples span the globe, providing spiritual services to as many as 14 million members.

The Mormon Church is highly evangelistic and outreach oriented. Church planters in the LDS tradition have an abundance of opportunities to launch new works across the U.S. and in locations throughout the world.

Problem Solving Skills for Mormon Church Planters

In general, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint's pioneer heritage has resulted in a strong entrepreneurial drive among LDS members and leaders. As a result, many Mormon leaders are religious entrepreneurs who already possess a problem solving skill set.

But when you embark on an LDS church plant, you'll need as much problem solving advice you can get. The start of a new church is not an easy task; it will involve a host of problems and challenges you haven't even considered yet. More than anything else, a systematic and rational approach to problem solving will be your Mormon church plant's most valuable asset.

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