Technology Can Enhance Spiritual Communication

Technology Can Enhance Spiritual Communication

In a new Mormon Messages video “Texting Truth,” eight young men preparing to serve LDS missions explain how they use their phones to uplift and inspire each other daily. The young men from Logan, Utah, send group text messages to each other to share...
Silent Notes Taking

Silent Notes Taking

Mitt Romney spoke at the BYU Forum on November 18, sharing the behind-the-scenes lessons he learned while running for President. He said, “At the beginning of a campaign you experience a great deal of what I’ll call unwelcome anonymity.  Nobody knows who you are… “The...
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...
101 Ways to Hasten the Work Online

101 Ways to Hasten the Work Online

Need some good ideas on how to ‪#‎HastenTheWork using the internet and social media? Larry Richman has compiled some easy, practical ideas into a book titled 101 Ways to Hasten the Work Online. It is an easy-to-read, 80-page book that has 62 color illustrations....
BYU Education Week Talks About Church Digital Resources

BYU Education Week Talks About Church Digital Resources

The last week of August, Fernando Camilo presented two series of classes at the BYU Education Week. The first series was about the Church’s digital offerings and the second was about the Church’s social and mobile presence. Fernando’s presentations are now...
Making Good Family Media Choices

Making Good Family Media Choices

“Parents can sometimes feel trampled by the stampede of tablets and smartphones and overwhelmed by the accessibility of media on the Internet. It’s true that media and technology can be dangerous when left to run unchecked in our families; however, like wild...
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...
The Gospel and Social Media

The Gospel and Social Media

What do you know about the gospel and social media? 1. Does the Church discourage social media? 2. Is technology good or evil? 3. Do Apostles tweet? You’re invited to watch Elder David A Bednar’s talk as he encourages the best uses of social media and...
Church Materials: Print or Digital?

Church Materials: Print or Digital?

Nearly all printed materials from the Church are also available on LDS.org or in the Gospel Library mobile app. Going digital doesn’t mean giving up your printed materials completely—both may have their time and place in your life. Consider which digital resources...
Ward and Stake Technology Specialists

Ward and Stake Technology Specialists

With the increasing availability of Church-sponsored technologies, there is a growing need in wards and stakes for specialists who can help members and leaders use these resources in teaching, training, and other settings. This need is especially felt in stakes that...
Take Time and Listen

Take Time and Listen

Be willing to take time away from technology and distractions and “be there” for your children and grandchildren. In the video below, “Parenting: Touching the Hearts of Our Youth,” Elder Robert D. Hales pleads, “Mothers and fathers, as...
Smartphone Wallpaper Images

Smartphone Wallpaper Images

The New Era magazine this month provides several inspirational images you can use as the background wallpaper for your phone, tablet, computer, or music player to help you: Make time for good things, like service and family history. Be wise in how much time you spend...

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