The reaction was everywhere.
"I AM A MORMON AND THIS IS NOT A CULT!" the tweets screamed.
Facebook was on fire with embedded links to Anderson Cooper's interview with the pastor.
"I AM A MORMON AND A CHRISTIAN!" the comments claimed.
I get it.
We're the world's most misunderstood religion, right? We are so tired of terms like "cults," "non-Christian" and "brain washing." It hurts to hear the missiles directed at what we hold true, doesn't it?
But here's the deal: We've got to calm down.