Is Jodi Hildebrandt LDS?

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The short answer is yes, Jodi Hildebrandt is LDS or a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints although her teachings are not in line with the LDS church. She heavily mixes in the doctrine of the LDS church so Mormon people will trust more of what she is selling. As people progress from her basic classes to more advanced group classes, LDS doctrine is mixed even more heavily with her teachings.

Jodi regularly teaches that local church leadership such as bishops and stake presidents are in “distortion” and they need to learn what she is teaching in order to effectively live in Truth. She also implies that her methods and classes are on par with what the President of the Church (Prophet) teaches. She does so in a lighthearted way, but the effect is leading people to distrust church leadership, and reinforces her role as an “oracle” which is how people have described her.

Jodi does not teach love, forgiveness, long suffering or patience. Instead she teaches that unless everyone comes to her classes to learn how to have correct relationships, they are in distortion, they are addicted, co-dependent and lost. She proclaims her teachings are Truth. Jodi describes them as equivalent to gravity, absolute and irrevocable. She alone is able to help people find enlightenment and connexion. She teaches her students to put up boundaries with their friends and family which effectively cuts everyone out of their lives that will not listen and learn of her doctrine.

When her license was put on probation for violating state law, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement saying that Jodi Hildebrandt is no longer on LDS Family Services’ referral list due to the case.


In the Book of Mormon it teaches against priestcraft, which is defined in 2 Nephi 26:29

29 He commandeth that there shall be no priestcrafts; for, behold, priestcrafts are that men preach (or women) and set themselves up for a light unto the world, that they may get gain and praise of the world; but they seek not the welfare of Zion.

LDS Church Handbook Warnings

In section 38.7.12 of the LDS church handbook it reads:

Self-Awareness Groups

Many private groups and commercial organizations have programs that claim to improve self-awareness, self-esteem, spirituality, or family relationships. These groups tend to promise quick solutions to problems that normally require time, prayer, and personal effort to resolve. Although participants may experience temporary relief or exhilaration, previous problems often return, leading to added disappointment and despair.

Some of these groups claim or imply that the Church or individual General Authorities have endorsed them. However, these claims are not true.

Church members are warned that some of these groups advocate concepts and use methods that can be harmful. Many groups also charge exorbitant fees and encourage long-term commitments. Some combine worldly concepts with gospel principles in ways that can undermine spirituality and faith.

Church leaders are not to pay for, promote, or endorse such groups or practices. Church facilities may not be used for these activities.

Members who have social or emotional concerns may consult with leaders for guidance in identifying sources of help that are in harmony with gospel principles.