Question Box: Can Mormons be cremated?

March 31, 2013
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Can Mormons be cremated and other ashes put together? Cremation is permitted but not encouraged. At burial, faithful members are clothed in ceremonial garb as a symbol of their readiness to enter the spirit world. So cremation puts a bit of a hiccup in that rite. Wherever possible, they should be cremated while wearing the […]

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Mormon in the White House

July 30, 2012
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I have been asked to write about Mitt Romney’s presidential bid. You should know, the LDS Church has a fairly firm political neutrality stance, you can see more about it in this video. And I think our website here does as well. Yes, a member of the LDS church is running for president. This is […]

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LDS Infographic

March 9, 2012
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The LDS Church just came out with this helpful infographic, Mormons at a glance, check it out. Here is the LDS Newsroom article explaining some of the information.   Share this:

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Question Box: self-harm

August 12, 2011

Question: I was curious if we believe in self harm (cutting and slapping yourself) and I was also curious to know if we believe in having eating disorders? A: I don’t fully understand the question. I think we believe that these are problems and we should be treating our bodies as sacred gifts from our […]

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Question Box: Adopted Sealings

June 9, 2011
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Q:┬áIf a Mormon couple adopts children, can they be sealed into an eternal family? A: Absolutely! Any child legally adopted can be sealed to their family in the temple. I know of families who have all adopted children and some who have adopted one and added to their other children. It’s wonderful that our earthly […]

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