What is your view of single sisters adopting?

What is your view of single sisters adopting?

Question   Gramps, What is your view of single sisters adopting children and rearing them in the gospel who might not have had a chance otherwise?  This would be for those women who never had the chance of a temple sealing. Amy     Answer   Amy,...
Child Support

Child Support

I am paying my monthly payments on child support as I should. But when I wasn’t working it got piled up. So when I went to court, we made an agreement, to pay the back pay in small payments with the monthly payments on top of that. So basically, I am paying what...
Bishops and their roles

Bishops and their roles

The bishop in our ward told our children that he was inspired to tell them that the second coming would happen in their lifetime. Although sometimes I think he is right I do not believe he has the authority to tell something that even the angels do not know. My child...
Resignation/Name Removal

Resignation/Name Removal

Why does the LDS church make resignation and name removal such a difficult and time consuming process? The church didn’t make conversion, baptism and confirmation so laborious. Jules ________________ Hello Jules, The ability members have to remove their name...
Husband’s permission for baptism

Husband’s permission for baptism

Dear Gramps, I first came across the Book of Mormon 3 months ago and it has completely changed my life. I have a strong testimony and believe the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints to be the one true church. My husband however, is completely opposed to my...
Is it okay to go barefoot to church?

Is it okay to go barefoot to church?

Question   Gramps, My bishop recently said he’d like me to wear shoes during church because it’s respectful, but he won’t try to make me. I won’t fight with the church, so if that’s his wish, I’ll comply. But I’ve read in the scriptures about shoes not being...
Privacy of one’s home

Privacy of one’s home

Is there a church policy that suggests or allows a Bishop or Stake President to require a member not to discuss faith/repentance/baptism with other members and non members in the privacy of their own home, even if that is all that is discussed? And if so why? P. Smith...
Energy Healing

Energy Healing

First of all, thank you for all the time and research you spend answering questions. I love to read your website daily.  My question is regarding energy healing. A friend in my Stake has been trying to get me involved, and though I’ve seen websites where LDS...
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