Mormons follow Christ, worship Christ and at Sunday worship services take the sacrament — “where we eat and drink the symbolic representation of Christ’s body and blood” — the head of public affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church said in a blog entry posted Wednesday by the Washington Post.

Michael Otterson was responding to the Baptist pastor, Robert Jeffress, who has said Mitt Romney is “not a Christian” because he is a Mormon. Jeffress introduced and endorsed Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday at a Washington, D.C. event.

Otterson wrote that the “real rub” for some orthodox Christians who question whether Mormons are Christians is that LDS Church members believe in additional revelation.

Otterson’s comments appeared on the Post’s blog “On Faith,” where he is a regular contributor.

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