As of 2014, there are approximately 15,082,028 Mormons worldwide according to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. There are also 29,253 Mormon congregations and over 140 temples.Know More
Joseph Smith founded the Mormon religion in 1830 in the state of New York. The Articles of Faith contain the main concepts and beliefs of Mormons. Some of their beliefs, such as the nature of God, differ from traditional Christian beliefs, but Mormonism is still considered a Christian organization. They observe the Sabbath on Sunday and attend meetings or services for prayers and communion.
Mormons also maintain an extensive missionary program with 83,035 missionaries and 406 missions worldwide. Mormons serve on a voluntary basis in this program which often takes them to different countries where the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is permitted to operate.Learn more in Christianity
Mormons believe in the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost as three separate Gods. They also believe in general and individual salvation, in continued revelation and in the Book of Mormon as the inspired word of God. The Bible is accepted as the word of God, as far as it is translated correctly.Full Answer >
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormons, do celebrate Christmas to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ. Mormons believe in the Christmas story as described in the gospels of the Bible. They also include an additional account from “The Book of Mormon.”Full Answer >
The type of underwear worn by Mormons is used as a marker of the their faith and to show their devotion to their religion. These articles of clothing are typically referred to as "garments" or "temple garments."Full Answer >
During his lifetime, Jesus founded Christianity, one of the most popular religions in the world. Up until the time he began his Christian ministry at the age of 30, he worked as a carpenter.Full Answer >