On the LDS Media Talk blog, Larry Richman shares ideas with LDS parents and youth about how to use materials published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes referred to as the “Mormons,” the “Mormon Church,” or “Mormonism“) and others. The blog also shares ideas about how to use technology to strengthen families and share the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Typical topics include
- Ideas for using new technology and media to build families, strengthen faith in Jesus Christ, and share the message of His restored gospel. Also included are tips on creating great websites and blogs, using social networks, how to keep your family safe on the Internet, and how to use other kinds of media in productive ways.
- Church media and website. Information about new or updated Church websites, digital publications, online training, podcasts, videos, audio recordings, music, mobile apps, and other materials for individuals and families.
This blog began on July 5, 2006 as ldsWebguy.com, but on June 10, 2008 additional authors joined the blog and it was rebranded LDSMediaTalk.com. Today, the blog is authored solely by Larry Richman (AKA “ldsWebguy”), who is the Director of Product Awareness and Evaluation in the Priesthood Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As such, he is responsible for helping members and leaders become more aware of the availability and purpose of Church materials, as well as evaluating their use and effectiveness.
The blog is read by about 50,000 unique monthly readers from 152 countries. (See readership details.)
This blog is not an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The views expressed herein are the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Church.
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