archuleta-06aOver 50,000 LDS youth participated in a Face to Face Live Facebook chat with David Archuleta, professional singer and recently returned LDS missionary.

Youth around the world asked questions and heard about David decision to postpone a successful music career to serve the Lord. He sang, shared stories from his Mormon mission, and gave advice for future missionaries. Below are some screen captures from the event:

See more pictures in my Facebook photo album of the David Archuleta event.

Read a summary of the questions and answers on the page “David Archuleta Answers Your Questions” in English and Spanish.

There were over 50,000 total streams in 91 countries: 28,000 of the live Spanish event and 22,000 of the live English event. Not only did more people view the live Spanish event than the live English event, but there were also more comments posted in Spanish than in English. Update: As of August 20, the event has been watched an additional 75,000+ times.

Hundreds of comments were posted on the LDS Youth app, on Tiwtter, on Instagram, and on Facebook showing the positive effect this event had in the lives of LDS youth and their increased desire to serve missions and to attend the temple weekly. See many of the comments on the “Face to Face: Live Facebook Event with David Archuleta” page in English and Spanish.

The hashtag for the event, #LDSface2facetrended on Twitter nationally for 20 minutes. Tweets were sent from every Latin American country.

If you missed the event, you can watch the Face to Face: Live Facebook Event with David Archuleta video in English below:

Watch the Cara a Cara: con David Archuleta en vivo por Facebook video in Spanish below:

Read background information “Live Facebook Event for LDS Youth with David Archuleta.”

Read “David Archuleta Trends in Church’s Facebook Event for Youth.”

  • What did you enjoy the most about the event?
  • What impressed you the most?
  • What suggestions do have for future Face-to-Face events?


Read previous articles about David Archuleta.

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