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Washington Post: How the Mormon church teaches priesthood holders to lead
MR says: Do you think priesthood duties are responsible for so many successful Mormon businessmen?This piece is part of a joint On Faith - On Leadership series exploring the Mormon experiences that have helped shaped Mitt Romney’s leadership style, with pieces contributed by promiment Mormon writers and academics.
Every Sunday in chapels across the world, the Lord’s Supper is administered by teenage boys of the congregation, nervous or bored, in sometimes ill-fitting white shirts and poorly knotted ties in youthful imitation of their dark-suited fathers. They kneel before trays of bread and water, recite formal prayers and solemnly pass the communion to the congregation. Then they return to their families in the pews.
Who are these young men and what can we learn from the way that they are taught to lead?
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