No Jesus Without Joseph in Mormonism

Program Description:  The Mormon Church sings the song, “Praise to the Man” to praise, not Jesus but their first prophet Joseph Smith.  Listen to this amazing interview between former Mormon Bishop Lee Baker, his wife Kathy and a current Mormon, John Heinerman, author of The Mormon Corporate Empire, as they give their thoughts about this LDS song.  This interview highlights the Mormon belief that faith in Jesus Christ alone is NOT enough without the teachings and doctrines of Joseph Smith Jr. to validate and confirm the Gospel of Jesus.

Note:  Listen to “Mainstream Mormonism” by Former Mormon Bishop Lee Baker, on KUTR 820 AM and 95.3 FM Utah radio, Saturdays at 4PM (MST) or Listen Live at   To listen to archived radio broadcasts, visit

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Author: Lee Baker

As a former Mormon Bishop and member of the Church for over 32 years, my wife Kathy and I have spent many years in various Leadership positions of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, documenting, verifying and studying, specifically, the original teachings of the Church. I have found many of the most fundamental of these teachings to be completely out of harmony with the Lord’s teachings in the Bible.