Q: Do you baptize dead bodies?

October 8, 2012

Q: Do you baptize dead bodies? A: Ewww. No. Absolutely not. Baptizing corpses would be really creepy. *Shudder* We do perform ordinances for those who have died by proxy (that is, I might stand in for my great-great grandmother or something). Those vicarious ordinances are a large part of what happens in LDS temples around […]

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Question Box: What do I need to do to become a Mormon?

April 22, 2012
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Good question.  The short answer is that we become members by being taught fundamental doctrines and principles and then by being baptized.  However, as part of that, we commit to keeping God’s commandments and taking upon ourselves Christ’s name – meaning we try to live our lives and treat others as Christ would.  Missionaries teach […]

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Question: Number of children

March 30, 2012

Q. Do Mormons have to have 7 children to go to heaven? Ha! No, you can get into heaven with as few as zero children and as many as 100+. As Mormons become familiar with God’s plan of happiness, we begin to see the pivotal importance of family, and so many families become larger than […]

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Fourth Article of Faith

February 16, 2012

We believe in the first principles of the gospel, which are faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, second, repentance, third, baptism by immersion for the remission of sin, fourth, laying on of hands for the gift of the Holy Ghost.

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How do I become a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

January 27, 2012

Becoming a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is an individual choice.  We become members by being taught fundamental doctrines and principles and then by being baptized.  Two missionaries share short lessons covering 1) How our church came about – called the Restoration; 2) Our purpose in life – called the […]

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