The ordain women movement is focused on asking why females should not be ordained. Let’s flip that around and ask why males are ordained. Discuss.
Posts Tagged ‘ service ’
It’s tough to be the leader trying to fill volunteer assignments in the ward: food to take to the sick or bring to an activity, helpers for a scouting drive, people to clean the church, people to feed the missionaries. It always seems like the same handful of people do all the work. Some leaders [...]
A friend of mine serves in a Stake Relief Society Presidency and recently shared with me her concerns about an upcoming leadership training. One suggestion is a lavish, pampering evening in one of the nicer homes in the stake to nourish the souls of the women who nourish other women’s souls. It’s a suggestion borne [...]
This past weekend was General Conference. Among other things, there were two topics that stood out for me. One was President Ucthdorf’s talk in the priesthood session on serving others. The transcript should be available soon on lds.org, but it was about the importance of true service. Paraphrasing, he said it didn’t matter how well [...]
When is it proper to refuse a church calling? In a strictly voluntary church (well, nearly so – wink, wink), is it ever proper to decline to accept a calling? What does it mean to magnify your calling? Are there other things that prevent people from fulfilling their callings (aside from being a slacker)? In [...]