Out of Zion
Meeting Jesus in the Shadow of the Mormon Temple
by Lisa Brockman
Pub Date 01 Oct 2019
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Imagine what might happen if the solid foundation of what you believe suddenly begins to shake...
That’s exactly what happened to Lisa Brockman, a six-generation Mormon with lineage tracing back to the early church. In college, Lisa found herself challenged to defend her faith, and the beliefs she knew to be true began to unravel. In Out of Zion, Lisa shares her journey of discovering the biblical Jesus and the key conversations that led her from the faith of her ancestors to conversion to Christianity.
If you have reached a place of questioning what you believe, or you long for confidence to share your faith with others, Lisa provides the framework you need to…
As you follow the evolution of Lisa’s faith, you will face the same challenge to defend what you believe and, ultimately, learn to share the gospel effectively with others.
“A compelling and engaging insider look at the best of Mormon culture and religion. Yet Brockman, in telling her story, is also perceptively candid in showing how Mormonism, even at its best, is incapable of truly reconciling a person to themselves, their neighbor, or their God. As she herself experienced, only Jesus can heal our hurt and dysfunction. He is waiting with loving, open arms for every humble Latter-day Saint to turn to Him to find forgiveness and true freedom.”
—Joel B. Groat, executive director, Institute for Religious Research
“The strength of Lisa’s book is the respectful and insightful way she treats the Latter-day Saints (LDS) and the clear way in which she presents their beliefs while promoting the God of the Bible. She offers an effective approach to discussing biblical concepts with LDS friends, missionaries, and family. This is a great contemporary book for Christians wanting to learn LDS doctrine and culture and how to step into those sometimes awkward conversations about faith.”
—Dr. Lynn K. Wilder, author of Unveiling Grace and Leaving Mormonism