Mormon author Vern Porter shares commentary on religion in new book

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‘Will the Real Mormons Stand Up and Sound the Alarm?’ takes look at all aspects of Mormon religion.

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“I would like readers to understand that although the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has some zealots in it, more Latter-day Saints are better examples of the Christian lifestyle than the general membership of other churches,” Porter says.

Unveiling what its author sees as embedded mysteries often undiscovered by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the new book by Vern Porter titled “Will the Real Mormons Stand Up and Sound the Alarm?” (published by Archway Publishing) shares Porter’s discoveries of the potentially unpleasant side of the Mormon Church.

One-third of Porter’s new book is an autobiographical account of his experiences with the Mormon Church in the town of Pacheco and the cities of Martinez, Concord, Chico, Orland, Lodi and Elk Grove, California. He also served a two-year mission in the deep South, through Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina. The rest of the book contains a short, chronological history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Porter’s commentary on its origins and doctrine.

“The Mormons have long been a controversial people,” Porter says. “My book contains autobiographical material showing my efforts to confront Mormon zealots and expose their false interpretations of the scriptures.”

“Will the Real Mormons Stand Up and Sound the Alarm” brings together what Porter sees as discriminatory and negative aspects of the Mormon Church and insight into the foundations of behavior he knew were meant to drive him from the church.

“I would like readers to understand that although the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has some zealots in it, more Latter-day Saints are better examples of the Christian lifestyle than the general membership of other churches,” Porter says.

“Will the Real Mormons Stand Up and Sound the Alarm?”
By Vern Porter
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 186 pages | ISBN 9781480812925
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 186 pages | ISBN 9781480812901
E-Book | 186 pages | ISBN 9781480812918
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Vern Porter served a two-year, full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – the Mormon Church – and was married in the temple. He has been a Sunday school teacher, Boy Scouts of America leader, executive secretary and one of seven presidents in a stake Quorum of the Seventy. He resides in Elk Grove, California.

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