Flood the Earth through Social Media

Flood the Earth through Social Media

The August issue of the New Era contains an article “Flood the Earth through Social Media” by Elder David A. Bednar that encourages us to sweep the earth with messages filled with righteousness and truth. The article gives 6 examples of social media...
Website Helps Sweep the Earth

Website Helps Sweep the Earth

The new website Sweep the Earth at SweepTheEarth.me is a place for members of the LDS community to find and share positive messages that are authentic, edifying, and praiseworthy. Sweep the Earth is the vision of two friends on a digital mission to help fill the Earth...
Encouraging Others to Act on Elder Bednar’s Challenge

Encouraging Others to Act on Elder Bednar’s Challenge

Wondering how to teach and encourage others to take Elder Bednar’s charge to flood the earth with the message of the gospel? Several people have asked me if I have any presentations or helps they could use in Sunday meetings or firesides. Here are some good...
Have You Taken Elder Bednar’s Challenge Yet?

Have You Taken Elder Bednar’s Challenge Yet?

Have you taken Elder Bednar’s challenge yet to ‪#‎sharegoodness‬? Brothers and sisters, what has been accomplished thus far in this dispensation communicating gospel messages through social media channels is a good beginning—but only a small trickle.  I now...
Summary of Elder Bednar’s Talk: The Gospel and Social Media

Summary of Elder Bednar’s Talk: The Gospel and Social Media

Below is a condensed version of Elder David A. Bednar’s talk at BYU Education Week inviting us to participate in sweeping the earth like a flood using social media. It is a powerful talk and a good reminder of how the Lord is hastening his work. This short...
Seminary Class Responds to Challenge to Flood Earth with Gospel

Seminary Class Responds to Challenge to Flood Earth with Gospel

On August 19th, Elder David A. Bednar gave an amazing speech at Education Week challenging us to use social media to share gospel messages and sweep the earth as with a flood. The next morning, an early-morning seminary class in the Peoria Arizona North Stake accepted...
Have You Taken Elder Bednar’s Challenge Yet?

Elder Bednar: The Gospel and Social Media

Today at Education Week, Elder David A. Bednar delivered an address “To Sweep the Earth As With A Flood.” He explained that technology and social media are gifts from God that will allow us—as we use them properly—to further His work in remarkable ways. We...
6 Places to Hasten the Work Online

6 Places to Hasten the Work Online

Elder David A. Bednar has given us this challenge: “Brothers and sisters, what has been accomplished thus far in this dispensation communicating gospel messages through social media channels is a good beginning—but only a small trickle.  I now extend to you the...
Teaching with Tech: Engaging Youth in a Digital World

Teaching with Tech: Engaging Youth in a Digital World

In the magazine article “Teaching with Tech: Engaging Youth in a Digital World,” Brian K. Ashton, second counselor in the Sunday School General Presidency, explains how technology can be an ally rather than an enemy in the classroom. Our youth have been...
Share Goodness One Hashtag at a Time

Share Goodness One Hashtag at a Time

Latter-day Saints of all ages have been sharing goodness on social media by posting uplifting, inspirational images and messages. During his keynote address at Brigham Young University’s Campus Education Week in August of 2014, Elder David A. Bednar invited Church...
LDS Leaders Active on Social Media

LDS Leaders Active on Social Media

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have joined the online conversation in recent years and are embracing the church’s challenge to “share goodness” by posting messages and photos to social media. LDS.org announced in 2013 that...
Encouraging Others to Act on Elder Bednar’s Challenge

6 Tools to Make You a Stellar Online Missionary

LDSmissionaries.com has just published a list of “6 Tools to Make You a Stellar Online Missionary.” These are 6 great ideas on how you can encourage others to act on Elder Bednar’s challenge to flood the earth with the message of the gospel. Read the...
#ShareGoodness Idea: Share Goodness Song

#ShareGoodness Idea: Share Goodness Song

Today’s #ShareGoodness Idea: Enjoy the song “Share Goodness.” Singer and musician Rick Graham was impressed with Elder David A. Bednar’s address “To Sweep the Earth As With A Flood” last August. As he thought about the message about sharing the...
Thanks to Loyal LDS Media Talk Readers 2014

Thanks to Loyal LDS Media Talk Readers 2014

Thanks to all you loyal readers of LDS365.com for a great year! You are one of nearly a quarter of a million unique visitors to this site in the past year. Although most of you live in the USA (83%), some of you have visited this site from 204 different countries. The...
#ShareGoodness Idea: 7 Places to Hasten the Work Online

#ShareGoodness Idea: 7 Places to Hasten the Work Online

Last August, Elder David A. Bednar gave us a challenge: “Brothers and sisters, what has been accomplished thus far in this dispensation communicating gospel messages through social media channels is a good beginning—but only a small trickle. I now extend to you the...

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