Reason #120: Rest in Peace, Oral Roberts? Maybe not…
A researcher has uncovered the LDS proxy baptism and other proxy records of televangelist Oral Roberts.
Old news, you might say. Mormons “dead dunk” famous deceased people all the time.
The problem? Oral Roberts passed away this week, December 15, 2009.
He was baptized by proxy and confirmed a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints May 19-20, 2009, received his temple endowments on August 29, 2009, and was sealed to his (earthly) parents on October 13, 2009; all in the Mesa, Arizona LDS Temple, according to this researcher’s web site.
The problem? A church which insists on only its own ordinances for salvation AND which depends on direct revelation from God, should not have these kinds of problems……
For more information, see The Mormon Mirage 3rd Edition: A Former Member Looks at the Mormon Church Today(Zondervan, 2009). Also available as an audiobook and as an expanded-text E-book for Nook, Kindle and other reading devices.