How did the LDS church get its official name?

How did the LDS church get its official name?

Question   Gramps, How did the LDS Church get its official name, “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?” I see lots of material online on why we are called “Mormons” but I cannot seem to find anything on when/why the official...
Does the Church have a stance on meditation?

Does the Church have a stance on meditation?

Question   Hi Gramps, I’ve been very interested in meditation about things of a metaphysical nature. I was wondering what the church’s stance is on meditation and the metaphysical, specifically as it pertains to astral projection and other psychic...
Why does interest fade so quickly towards new members?

Why does interest fade so quickly towards new members?

Question   Gramps, I have been a member for over a year now. I liked the moments leading to my baptism and a few months after that. I could feel people genuinely interested in my family. I was wondering why does interest fade so quickly ? Why do they not call us...
Shouldn’t church members share their professional talents?

Shouldn’t church members share their professional talents?

Question   Dear Gramps, Once when my mom was really sick, and our family was short on money, my dad called up a new member of our ward who was a medical doctor, and asked him if he could write her a prescription.  This new brother became angry and told my dad to...
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