She couldn’t bear raising a child amid religious tension.
Both consider themselves faithful Christians who believe in Jesus Christ and the promise of eternal life. But Tom runs Christian Research & Counsel, a ministry designed to educate the public about what he calls “counterfeits of Christianity.”Given that the theology and practice of the Mormon Church violates essential Christian doctrines, Mormonism does not represent historical, Biblical Christianity, is not a Christian denomination, and is not in any way part of the Christian church.
His work focuses on Mormons and Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Occasionally, Libit attends classes and small group sessions at Tom’s church, Calvary Chapel in St. Or, if I can share some bit of light, I will.” Tom respects her leadership in the Gulfport congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the formal name of the Mormon Church.
Rather than talk about religion with her husband, she prays.
He writes pamphlets such as “What the Mormon Church Really Thinks of Christ” and gives them to people who have questions about loved ones that show in interest in becoming Mormons.
His ministry costs about , 000 a year to operate, with most of the funds coming from donations.Sidebar Tom and Libit Jones have been married for 25 years. – God’s health law includes no smoking, caffeine or alcohol.For much of that time, they’ve disagreed stridently on the topic of faith. – God revealed more Scriptures after the Bible, including the Book of Mormon.Chief among them: don’t debate the differences in their faiths, and try to be respectful.Over the years, thanks to Libit, Tom has softened his evangelism tactics.Then, an Episcopal gave him a book that questioned the central tenets of Mormonism.