Archive for the ‘Mormon Policy’ Category

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Who can stand in the circle when ordaining a Priest?

March 29, 2014 7:19 am

Question Gramps, A young man was made a priest the other day. His father did the ordination and stated it was performed by the authority of the Melchizedek (more)

Can a divorced man be called to be a Bishop?

March 16, 2014 5:00 am

Question Hi Gramps, I have a concern. Apparently a worthy priesthood holder is not bishopric”material” if he has gone through a divorce and remarried in the temple! I (more)

Can temple work be done for someone who has committed suicide?

March 14, 2014 5:00 am

Question Gramps, Our son in law committed suicide a few months back, a non member and a bit on the agnostic side. He had a problem with alcohol, (more)

Can a person file bankruptcy and still hold a temple recommend?

January 22, 2014 12:52 am

Question Gramps, Some time ago,  I heard a talk on BYU-TV by an apostle about bankruptcy. He talked about that and temple recommends. I don’t recall who it (more)

Does the Church help financially those who are not LDS?

January 15, 2014 7:46 am

Question Gramps, Does the LDS church help people with money situations if the person is not LDS? Sara

When wearing garments, is it required that they touch the skin?

January 13, 2014 8:08 am

Question Gramps, I am an endowed member of the church. I own T-shirt style garment tops and have found that it is not comfortable wearing bras over them. Is it (more)

Can local leaders make policy regarding functions of the Priesthood?

January 11, 2014 7:49 am

Question Gramps, This question goes to the issue of local leaders making rules which may actually go against church guidelines, or simply make church policy more strict. For (more)

Is celebrating birthdays and Christmas with Santa a sin?

December 26, 2013 7:24 am

Question Gramps, A family member told me that the way we celebrate Christmas is sinful because: 1. Lying about Santa is a sin that should prevent a recommend (more)

How should unpublished content or information in the church be handled?

December 16, 2013 5:00 am

Question Dear Gramps, Would you comment on President Alvin R. Dyer’s talk of 1962, “For What Purpose?” given at an Oslo, Norway Mission Conference? How should unpublished information or content (more)

Can local leaders set policy?

December 7, 2013 6:30 am

Question Gramps, If the leadership in Salt Lake City have not given guidelines on a given topic, can a local unit make policy? For instance, old Primary guidelines precluded snacks (more)

Is it possible to be sealed to just my mother?

December 4, 2013 8:31 am

Question Dear Gramps, This is my first time asking someone questions like this other than the Lord of course. My mother shortly got converted after I did. She was happy, (more)

Is it a sin to go to a casino?

November 23, 2013 7:46 am

Question Gramps, Is it a sin to go a casino and play the slot machines for entertainment when your bills and tithes have been paid? Frankie