How can I be prepared for an economic crash?

How can I be prepared for an economic crash?

Question   Dear Gramps, I have heard some of my friends, two who are former bishops, tell me that in the future┬áthe economy will crash. I am striving to prepare with food storage, etc. The one thing I won’t be able to do is pay off my home loan and car...
Are substitutions for profanity okay to use?

Are substitutions for profanity okay to use?

Question What is the difference between saying “gosh” and “God”, as well as substitutes for profanity? Sure they are different words, but we still give them the same meaning. So is it better to find reasons not to use “darn”,...
Is it true that goths will all go to hell?

Is it true that goths will all go to hell?

Question Gramps, I was talking to a friend the other day about random stereotypes when I mentioned that I thought goths were cool. Instantly, my friend went off about how God hates “those devil worshipping freaks.” I’ve known some Christian goths in...
Celestial Marriage and Murder

Celestial Marriage and Murder

I teach gospel doctrine and recently taught Peter’s words on Celestial Marriage. One gentleman in the class pulled me aside afterwards and told me that celestial marriage trumped all laws of the gospel. I asked what he meant and he said that D&C 132:19...
Illegal copying

Illegal copying

Dear Gramps, A few years ago when I was not very faithful in the gospel, I got my sister-in-law started on making illegal copies of movies borrowed from rental outlets and the library. I provided her with the software and instruction on how to do it. I have since...
Lies and Guilt

Lies and Guilt

I did something against my nature ..I lied to my mom about where I was going and who was going to pick me up. I said I was going to a friends house and that she and her dad were coming to get me. She never follows me to the car, but she did last night, and she saw who...
Tattoos

Tattoos

Dear gramps, I am 19 years old and currently trying to return back to church. I’ve been less active for 5 years. In the time I was away I got two tattoos on my wrists. My question gramps is what does the average church member think about tattoos? Sometimes I...
Falling in love with a missionary

Falling in love with a missionary

Dear Gramps. I have no idea what to do. Two months ago I opened my door to two missionaries who have shown me the way to the lord. They have been teaching me for about two maybe three months now, every time I see one of them my heart skips a beat and all I want to do...
15 year old hormonal nightmare

15 year old hormonal nightmare

Dear Gramps, What do I do with our 15 year old boy, who up until 8 weeks ago had a strong testimony? He has always been spiritual. He is a hormonal nightmare now who is fighting for autonomy in his life. He resents us and doesn’t like us right now at all. He...
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