Is it wrong to baptize mentally handicapped children?

Is it wrong to baptize mentally handicapped children?

Question   Gramps, Is it wrong to baptize mentally handicapped children? Scott   Answer   Hello Scott, Thank you for your question. On the Church’s website, there is a specific area dedicated to helping address questions similar to yours called: Disability...
Mormon? Sources? and Baptismal Authority?  Oh my!!

Mormon? Sources? and Baptismal Authority? Oh my!!

Question   Gramps, Are you a Mormon? Where are you getting your information? Is the Mormon church the only one with proper authority to baptize? Amanda   Answer   Dear Amanda, Thanks for your questions. If you follow the “About Gramps” link on the...
Can one get baptized without joining any church?

Can one get baptized without joining any church?

Question   Gramps, Is it possible to get baptized as a commitment to follow Christ, but not join any particular church? Bri   Answer   Dear Bri, There may be someone out there who would offer you that service, the question is what would it mean?  If you ask someone...
Why do some people go inactive after baptism?

Why do some people go inactive after baptism?

Question   Gramps, Why are some people baptized and become active and others baptized and become inactive ?  As individuals, as wards, as missionaries, or as individual members who pay attention ? Theodore   Answer   Dear Theodore, Much of our success in living the...
Can I be re-baptized to show my recommitment?

Can I be re-baptized to show my recommitment?

Question   Gramps, I cannot find anywhere in the scriptures nor the handbook that I cannot be re-baptized again. I know the church used to for those who wanted to recommit themselves to the Savior. I also know that Sacrament is for renewing covenants and renewing your...
Can one be rebaptized to show a recommitment?

Can one be rebaptized to show a recommitment?

Question   Dear Gramps, Is there a commandment in the church that says you can’t be re-baptized when recommitting yourself? I have a son who has been inactive, but is coming back. He just wants me to re-baptize him to show his recommitment to himself and God I...
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