5 online gems that will revitalize your scripture study

In the April 2017 general conference, then-President Thomas S. Monson invited every member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to read from the Book of Mormon every day. In a recent worldwide devotional for youth, President Russell M. Nelson built on this invitation. He said, “As you continue to read daily from […]

5 reasons to pay tithing online

For decades, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have submitted tithing, fast offerings and other charitable donations the old-fashioned way: by writing a check or bringing cash, filling out a designated form, placing both in a sealed envelope and hand-delivering it to a member of their ward’s bishopric. However, the Church […]

7 resources to spruce up your sacrament meeting talk

Decades ago, most members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had just a handful of resources for preparing sacrament meeting talks: the scriptures, personal experiences and maybe a pile of old Ensign magazines. While these resources were more than sufficient, more online tools and databases bring thousands of ideas and quotes to Church members’ fingertips. The only problem […]

15 meaningful last-minute Mutual activities

In a perfect world, teenaged members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would plan mutual activities months in advance, text reminders to class members and invite their non-LDS friends to join them. The teenagers would arrive early and always have an especially good turnout for service projects. But in the pursuit of that ideal, youth […]

6 ways to bring variety to scripture study

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the importance of personal scripture study cannot be—and seldom is—understated. “Scriptures are like packets of light that illuminate our minds and give place to guidance and inspiration from on high,” Elder Richard G. Scott taught. “They can become the key to opening the channel to communion […]

5 ways to have a Christ-centered Easter with your family

If your family is anything like mine, it’s easy to let the true meaning of Easter get lost under a pile of Easter egg hunts, chocolate bunnies and egg-dying. But with just a little bit of extra thought, you can make Easter mean more than just a basket of goodies to you and your family. […]

Magnify and simplify: Resources to help with 10 church callings

As the new year begins, many Church members are seeking to do better, to be better, to be more, to do more. Church members are asked to magnify their callings, after all. But Elder M. Russell Ballard clarified that teaching. “The instruction to magnify our callings is not a command to embellish and complicate them,” he said. “To innovate does […]

New youth activities website aims to help youth, families

A new website released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints promises to help youth, leaders and families as they plan wholesome, meaningful activities. “One of the most  frequently asked questions in youth groups is ‘What are we going to do for Mutual?’” said Mike Madsen, the site’s product manager. “This site helps answer […]

10 LDS websites that will make your pathway bright

Looking for a new tool to enhance your scripture study? Need to find that perfect video for your family home evening lesson? Want to hear inspirational stories about faithful saints all over the world? The Internet has it all. “These online sites, used in addition to standard resources like scriptures and general conference talks, are […]