Pathway to a College Education

August 18, 2014

Did you know that you can get a bachelors degree for under $10,000 while staying near your home? Pathway is a low-cost educational opportunity that combines online courses with local gatherings. You can gain valuable skills that will serve you throughout your life. The cost is only $65 per credit hour. The Pathway program was introduced […]

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The Gospel and Social Media

August 15, 2014

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 technology during his live broadcast Tuesday, August 19 at […]

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New Content on Joseph Smith Papers Website

August 14, 2014

The Joseph Smith Papers website (JosephSmithPapers.org) has added over 200 documents. Almost 200 documents dating from 1839, including land sales for what would become Nauvoo, Illinois. Transcript of the 1830 edition of the Book of Mormon. Images for the Draft Notes to the Manuscript History of the Church. Transcript for the Grammar and Alphabet of the Egyptian Language. Images and […]

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Get Baptized Maybe Video

August 13, 2014

The “Get Baptized Maybe” video is a parody of the song Call Me Maybe set to a missionary theme. It was made by Jace Cox and members of the Ephriam 5th Ward. The lyrics are posted below the video on YouTube. Watch a video of outtakes and credits. Here is a list of other member-created videos I […]

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How to be Money Smart

August 12, 2014

You work hard for your money. This month’s New Era magazine  has a great article “How to be Money Smart” that gives a few simple principles that can make your cash go further. The article gives good advice on setting a budget that works and how to be smart about money and save when shopping and […]

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Joseph Smith Prophet of the Restoration Movie Now on Amazon

August 11, 2014

The movie Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration is now available on Amazon Instant Video. This movie was the first full-length motion picture the Church released on the Internet. The movie is about Joseph Smith, the founding prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Here are all the ways you can watch the movie: MormonChannel.org/Joseph (you […]

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10 Fun Activities for a Sunday Afternoon

August 8, 2014

Sunday is a great day to spend time with your family and friends. The Mormon.org blog has published a list of 10 family activities you may want to consider: 1. Visit family or friends, or invite someone over that might need a friend. Consider requesting Mormon missionaries to come to your house and help you understand what they […]

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Spouse and Family Support Guide

August 8, 2014

The Church has created a new online guide to help spouses and families affected by a loved one’s addictive behaviors. The guide provides help, hope, and healing. The Spouse and Family Support Guide helps spouses and family members personally heal from challenges they experience from the addictive behaviors of their loved ones involving drugs, alcohol, pornography, […]

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Church Materials: Print or Digital?

August 7, 2014

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 make sense for you: Versatile. There are some things, like video and audio, […]

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LDS Girl Sings Song About Her Missionary Brother

August 6, 2014

Below is a video titled “Callie’s Song.” Although proud of her big brother for serving as an LDS missionary, Callie had an especially difficult time parting with Jaden. The two of them have shared a special bond that began the day Callie was born, and has grown stronger through the years. With a little song writing […]

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3 Tips to Keep Your Mobile Phone Secure

August 5, 2014

Mobile phones can contain a lot of personal information. Lost or stolen devices can be used to gather information about you and potentially others. Protect your phone like you protect your computer. Here are 3 quick tips from StaySafeOnline.org to keep your mobile phone secure: Secure your phone. Use a strong passcode to lock your phone. I know, […]

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Up Close and Mormon

August 5, 2014

The new webcast Up Close and Mormon (UpCloseAndMormon.com) illuminates “Mormon-escence, the ordinary, extraordinary lives and faith of LDS followers of Jesus Christ.” The website includes webcasts (videos) about who we are and who we are not as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It includes interviews with personalities, live events, conversion stories, and discussions about […]

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Ward and Stake Technology Specialists

August 4, 2014

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 cover large geographical areas and in developing areas of the world. To assist in meeting […]

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FamilySearch Tree Mobile App

August 4, 2014

FamilySearch has just released a new mobile app called Family Tree to view the details of your family trees from your FamilySearch.org Family Tree. It helps you see connections with your ancestors by looking through the stories and photos. It also lets you add more photos and stories to your family branches. Browse your family branches and […]

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Video: Welcome Home Elder Watson

August 2, 2014

Below is a video made by the family of Elder Jesse Watson, an LDS missionary who served in the Washington DC North Mission. It highlights his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the MTC, to his mission, and returning home to Maui. See a list of other member-created videos I have shared. If you find other […]

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