Books by General Authorities

Books by General Authorities

Hi Gramps, When buying books written by the General Authorities of the Church, do we support them economically? Thanks John _______________________________________ Yes. Just keep in mind that one does not “get rich” by writing books for the LDS community....
I found God somewhere else

I found God somewhere else

Hi Gramps, I left home for college three years ago, taking up a religious studies major. My family is one of strong faith in the LDS church, and were concerned when I chose not to go on a mission. They were patient with my faith struggles because of my diligent search...
The Jews

The Jews

The Jews dont accept Jesus as God or the Messiah. Who do they think Moses was talking to at the burning bush in ex 3:14? James _________________________________________________ Dear James, In the Jewish written text the name is YHWH. Due to the writing style not...
Moroni and meetinghouses

Moroni and meetinghouses

I was reading an article about how the Angel Moroni is one of the more recognized symbols of our faith. His statue is atop most of our temples throughout the world, but my question is why not also have them adorn our meetinghouses? There are more nonmembers who see...
Dress Code

Dress Code

Why do members of the church wear white shirts only? Is this according to a dress code or can we choose other colors too? Dylan ______________________________________________ Dylan, Many of us who were raised in the church were counseled and raised to model the...
Olaha Shinehah

Olaha Shinehah

In Doctrine and Covenants section 117 we read: “Is there not room enough on the mountains of Adam-ondi-Ahman, and on the plains of Olaha Shinehah, or the land where Adam dwelt, that you should covet that which is but the drop, and neglect the more weighty...
DNA and age of the earth

DNA and age of the earth

I’ve read that DNA can be used to estimate how many generations there have been since our most recent common ancestor, presumably Adam. These studies indicate he lived at least 100,000 years ago, and yet, D&C 77 says (and you said in another question) that...
Heartbreak

Heartbreak

From Arkansas, I was inexplicably led to an island off the coast of Alaska. Not knowing why, but simply that I must, I set out for Alaska. I knew no one, and had not the means to make the trip but the Lord made bare His arms and everything fell into place. There,...
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