dannykos wrote:One of my goals is to have me (bishop) and my counsellors go home teaching with various priesthood holders kind of 'splits' thing. What I hope we will achieve is:
• Get them out home teaching!
• Show an example (hopefully) of a good quality visit.
• Help them to feel the spirit, and have an increased desire to do it again.
• Allow the bishopric to get a closer look at each family in the ward - and identify directly anything that needs to be addressed at an executive level.
I figure that people won't not bother to turn up for visiting, if one of the bishopric is going with you?
That's an interesting idea. I schedule visits for the bishopric with families occasionally. A more systematic approach such as this could be interesting.
I've been wondering if there is a rule that says Elders only have Elder companions and HP only have HP companions. I've been reading a book that talks about peoples phases of life and it says younger people (<40) are so caught up in careers that they naturally have to neglect some things. They eventually get to the point where their focus changes to more spiritual things. I think this explains the difference between the percentages between EQ and HP. Would mixing the companionships be such a bad thing?