LDS Church Expands Online Missionary Work

LDS Church Expands Online Missionary Work

Missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are expanding their online teaching efforts. “The world is changing and so the way we do missionary work is changing as well,” said Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women general president, who serves...
New Way to Refer Your Friends to the LDS Missionaries

New Way to Refer Your Friends to the LDS Missionaries

Invite a Friend to Meet with Missionaries The Church has implemented a new way to help members and missionaries work together more effectively to help people come unto Christ. A new feature on LDS Tools and LDS.org lets you send referrals directly to missionaries and...
Greg Trimble’s Book “The Virtual Missionary”

Greg Trimble’s Book “The Virtual Missionary”

Greg Trimble’s new book The Virtual Missionary: The Power of Your Digital Testimony is a great introduction on how to use social media to share your testimony online. By using personal examples, he explains how to easily use Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, or a...
LDS Church Leaders Share Thoughts on Social Media

LDS Church Leaders Share Thoughts on Social Media

Several leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are using social media to share inspirational messages with people around the world. Below are a few posts from this month that I’ve enjoyed. See a list of Facebook Pages and Twitter...
Resources for LDS Missionary Preparation

Resources for LDS Missionary Preparation

This article reviews key materials that prospective missionaries can use to prepare for missionary service.   Standard Works. It goes without saying that prospective missionaries should read all four books of scripture before their missions. Order printed scriptures....
Changes Coming in LDS Missionary Work

Changes Coming in LDS Missionary Work

Today, the Church announced several changes to be made in missionary work, including a new set of interview questions to be asked of prospective missionaries, a trimming of the number of missions to better fit the needs of each region of the world, replacing tablets...
Missionary Pickup: Parents Picking Up LDS Missionaries

Missionary Pickup: Parents Picking Up LDS Missionaries

Some parents love to pick up their son or daughter at the end of an LDS mission so they can meet some of the people and get a sense of the experiences their child had while serving a mission. The website MissionaryPickup.com has helpful suggestions and advice for...
Social Media Discussed at LDS General Conference

Social Media Discussed at LDS General Conference

Several speakers at the October 2017 LDS general conference mentioned the use of social media. They spoke about the incomparable potential for both good and bad. Used effectively, social media can be a great way to communicate and share goodness. But overused or used...
Find Early LDS Missionaries in Your Family Tree

Find Early LDS Missionaries in Your Family Tree

A new collaboration from the Church History Department and FamilySearch can help you discover if there are any early LDS missionaries in your family tree. You can also see their mission journals, letters, reports, and photos. The experience is made up of two parts:...
Mormon.org Pages About Family

Mormon.org Pages About Family

Mormon.org has published some new articles about family, parenting, and family history. They are written especially to explain what the Church believes about the family, so they are great to share with your nonmember friends. What Is Family? Parenting Family History...
Elder Stevenson Urges Use of Technology to Spread Gospel

Elder Stevenson Urges Use of Technology to Spread Gospel

“May each of you have the courage to blog, pin, like, share, post, friend, tweet, snap, and swipe up in a way that will glorify, honor, and respect the will of our loving Heavenly Father and bring a knowledge of the Savior to your family, loved ones, and friends,”...
LDS Booklet Adjusting to Missionary Life

LDS Booklet Adjusting to Missionary Life

A new booklet from the Church can help missionaries deal with stress. The booklet Adjusting to Missionary Life is available online, in the Gospel Library mobile app, or in print from store.lds.org. Challenges in adjusting to missionary life are real—especially in the...
Super Elder Mobile App

Super Elder Mobile App

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Super Elder! The free mobile app Super Elder is a fun and engaging app for children of any age. Help Super Elder fly around collecting coins to buy food for the bishop’s storehouse. Find special power-ups like hot peppers that provide...

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