Huffington Post Article About LDS Online Missionary Efforts

April 10, 2014

The Huffington Post has published an impressive article about the Church’s online missionary efforts. Read “Hook Of Mormon: Inside The Church’s Online-Only Missionary Army.” It’s not perfect, but it is very insightful. Here are two quotes from the article: “The Mormon church is doing for religion what Amazon did for stuff: embracing the web to make shopping […]

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Obtain a Copy of Preach My Gospel

April 10, 2014

In general conference, Elder M. Russell Ballard invited us to obtain and read a copy of Preach My Gospel. Here are 4 easy ways to get it: Online at LDS.org, get text, audio, and PDF. Buy a printed copy at store.lds.org. Read it on the Gospel Library mobile app Download ebooks as a free Kindle download […]

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Noah: Skip the Movie, Read the Book

April 9, 2014

Don’t go see the movie Noah—and here’s why. I’ve recently been encouraging people to support the many Christian movies that will be released this year. (See list below.) But I’ve heard from many people that Noah is so bad, that it’s really better that you don’t see it. Although I love this year’s trend of […]

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LDS Church Page on Pinterest

April 9, 2014

The page on Pinterest for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Pinterest.com/LDSChurch) just got a face lift. The Pinterest page now has 6 boards with ideas and inspiration for improving yourself, your family, and your relationship with God: Love at Home Family Conversations Ready for Anything Refrigerator Reminders Come Follow Me I’m a Mormon Other […]

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Wordles for March 2014 LDS General Women’s Meeting

April 9, 2014

Below are two wordles (word clouds) of the text from the LDS General Women’s meeting held March 29, 2014. These wordles show the  frequency of use of words (except words like it, the,and and). More frequently-used words are in larger type size. Read the text or watch the videos from the LDS General Women’s meeting. See wordles from the April […]

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LDS General Conference April 2014 Text, Audio, Video, Music

April 8, 2014

What a wonderful general conference!  Knowing that you’ll want to read, listen, and watch the addresses again, below is a summary of what you can access online: Text The English text for all the talks is now available at conference.lds.org and very soon will be in the Gospel Library mobile app. In the right margin of each […]

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Wordles for April 2014 LDS General Conference

April 8, 2014

For the last several years, I have shown wordles (word clouds) of the text from each general conference, which show the  frequency of use of words (except words like it, the,and and). More frequently-used words are in larger type size. Below are two wordles showing an analysis of text from all the talks from the April 2014 general conference, […]

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David Archuleta: Called to Serve LDS Mission

April 8, 2014

Singer David Archuleta shocked fans when he decided to put his singing career on hold for two years to serve an LDS mission. Watch this special David Archuleta: Called to Serve to find out how his Mormon mission changed him and what he plans to do next. The Mormon from Murray, Utah, gained an international fan […]

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What Will You Do in the Next 6 Months?

April 8, 2014

What were you #inspiredby at #LDSconf and what will you do about it in the #next6months?

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Book of Mormon Translation Challenge

April 7, 2014

Want to see if you can read the Book of Mormon in the same number of days that it took Joseph Smith to translate it? Take The Book of Mormon Translation Challenge. The Book of Mormon was translated from April 7 to June 30, 1829. Do you have what it takes to read the book in that […]

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LDS General Conference Memes April 2014

April 6, 2014

This weekend, members were busy making and sharing memes–graphical quotes and images from general conference. Below are a few that I enjoyed the most. Posts, tweets, and memes from the Church were consolidated in real time on the page gc.lds.org/share, also in Spanish and Portuguese. Here are other collections of LDS General Conference memes: LDS Share Deseret Book on Pinterest Mormon […]

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Video of LDS Conference April 2014

April 6, 2014

Video of the addresses from the LDS General Conference is available online at conference.lds.org, on the LDS General Conference YouTube Channel, and on the Facebook pages of the individual General Authorities and General Officers of the Church. Short highlight videos from each speaker are also available and highlight videos are also on the Church’s youth website. Text of […]

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General Conference on Social Media

April 5, 2014

The Church plans to publish social media messages during LDS General Conference on the Church’s Facebook page (facebook.com/LDS) and Twitter account (@LDSchurch). We invite you to share these messages with your friends. The general conference posts, tweets, and memes from the Church will be consolidated in real time on the page gc.lds.org/share, also in Spanish and Portuguese. Facebook Memes […]

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Scriptures Legacy Film

April 4, 2014

Scriptures Legacy is a new film produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. What if Moroni had met his demise before he could hide up the plates of gold that he had dedicated his life to preserving? What if all William Tyndale’s Bible translations were destroyed by King Henry VIII? Throughout history, ancient and […]

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Children’s Activities for LDS General Conference

April 4, 2014

The Church provides several General Conference activities for children at ConferenceGames.lds.org in multiple languages to help them enjoy and learn more from listening to general conference: A General Conference Notebook for children to write or draw about conference. Conference Squares, consisting of 7 cards that encourage children to listen carefully, and when a speaker talks about one of […]

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