Why are the same people called to leadership positions?

Why are the same people called to leadership positions?

Question   Gramps, Why are the same people called to leadership positions in the ward?  Are the rest of us chopped liver?  Does Heavenly Father think so little of us that we aren’t considered worthy to lead? Cheryl   Answer   Dear Cheryl, Before I attempt to...
What are the consequences of turning down a calling?

What are the consequences of turning down a calling?

Question   Gramps, What are the consequences of turning down a calling?  And, does it matter which calling one turns down; a nursery leader as opposed to Relief Society President, Stake President? Hal   Answer   Hal, Considering a calling can be a daunting decision to...
Why aren’t seniors called to leadership positions?

Why aren’t seniors called to leadership positions?

Question   Gramps, Has it become a norm that once a person reaches 55 or 60 years of age they no longer are called to any position of leadership? In my ward and stake, as well as surrounding stakes, there is not a single leadership position held by anyone older than...
How do you choose someone for a calling?

How do you choose someone for a calling?

Question   Dear Gramps, How do you pick someone for a calling?  Do you just ask the Lord and He somehow tells you who He wants?  Or do you just pick someone that you like and ask God if He approves?  How does that work? Robert   Answer   Robert, Calling someone to...
Can those in Young Men and Young Women hold callings?

Can those in Young Men and Young Women hold callings?

Question   Dear Gramps, Can  young men or young women have a calling while he or she is still a young men/women and still attending that class?  Many have already reached the age of 18.  Could they have a calling in something like Primary? Please advise. Best regards,...
How can I generate desire in my calling?

How can I generate desire in my calling?

Question   Dearest Gramps, I’ve currently serving in a tough responsibility in the church, and while I know exactly what it’s worth for me, it’s beginning to wear me down, and my desire to serve is fading. My question is simple: how do you generate...
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