Why do we refer to people in the church as President?

Why do we refer to people in the church as President?

Question   Gramps, Why do we refer to people in the church as president? Why are Elder Eyring and Oaks presidents instead of one of the 14 apostles (and not twelve)? When we say we believe in the same organization that existed in the primitive church these titles...
Why the absence of the cross?

Why the absence of the cross?

Question   Hi! I’m not in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But I have a question. And would love to find out an answer. The cross. It seems its absence is fairly complete from the Church, from its buildings, from its literature, no one is...
What do Latter-day Saints think of Catholics?

What do Latter-day Saints think of Catholics?

Question   Dear Gramps, What is the current Catholic position on the LDS Church and what is the current LDS position on the Catholic believer? Does a Catholic believe an LDS member will go to heaven somehow and does an LDS believer think a Catholic can follow the...
Why is it so important to be a member of the Mormon Church?

Why is it so important to be a member of the Mormon Church?

Question   Hi Gramps, Why is it so important to be a member of the Mormon Church? Isn’t it enough to be a good person and believe in Christ? Aren’t all churches true so long as they teach Christ? These are the questions my nephew’s mother and aunts have asked him...
How do our church leaders get so much done?

How do our church leaders get so much done?

Question   Gramps, How do our church leaders get so much done? It seems like they do not sleep. Peter   Answer   Dear Peter, Let’s think about their job for a minute. Virtually non stop travel, speeches, pastoral counseling, media relations, dealing...
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