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Sister Susan L. Gong Writes Heartwarming New Christmas Book

Sister Susan L. Gong Writes Heartwarming New Christmas Book

Sister Susan L. Gong, a former teacher of Mandarin Chinese with degrees in English literature and creative writing, has written a heartwarming Christmas book called Ming’s Christmas Wishes.   The book begins with Ming being turned away from her school’s Christmas choir. As a young daughter of immigrants in 1930s California, she doesn’t quite fit in anywhere. Ming longs to celebrate …

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Book of Mormon FHE Lesson – Driven Towards the Promised Land

Book of Mormon FHE Lesson - Driven Towards the Promised Land

As the Jaredites traveled across the ocean, they were driven towards the promised land by the wind and waves. This Book of Mormon FHE lesson helps us understand how hard times can propel us closer to God and the glorious future He wants for us.  Scripture Ether 6:8 And it came to pass that the wind did never cease to …

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3 Ways to Help Children Be Grateful for God & His Blessings

3 Ways to Help Children Be Grateful for God & His Blessings

As both ancient and modern-day prophets will tell us, gratitude is a principle that brings happiness and peace. Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin once said that gratitude “is a quality I have found in every happy person I know. It is a quality that instantly makes a person more likable and more at peace. Where there is an abundance of this …

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Book of Mormon FHE Lesson – Ye Shall Have My Words

Book of Mormon FHE Lesson - Ye Shall Have My Words

Mormon and Moroni knew the record of their people would have spiritual significance for future generations. This Book of Mormon FHE lesson helps us appreciate the Book of Mormon and find inspiration in our own callings from God in the midst of struggle.  Scripture Mormon 9:30  Behold, I speak unto you as though I spake from the dead; for I know that …

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5 Socially Distanced Ways to Minister This Halloween

5 Socially Distanced Ways to Minister This Halloween

Halloween will look different this year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. This can be tough, especially for families with young children. It is a great time for ministering brothers and sisters to boost spirits and focus on treating those they serve. Here are five ways you can minister to others this Halloween while staying safe. 1. Send a Halloween card. …

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5 LDS Quotes About Change

5 LDS Quote About Change

The ability to progress and learn is an essential gospel principle. However, this process isn’t always easy. These five LDS quotes about change and repentance can give us hope as we move forward in our lives and how Jesus Christ can ultimately change our hearts and very nature.        

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Book of Mormon FHE Lesson – In the Name of Jesus Christ

Book of Mormon FHE Lesson - In the Name of Jesus Christ

When Jesus Christ appeared to the Nephites in ancient America, He taught them the importance of His name. This Book of Mormon FHE lesson helps us understand how the name of Christ gives us power and the importance of using the correct name of the Church.  Scripture 3 Nephi 27:7 Therefore, whatsoever ye shall do, ye shall do it in …

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15 Free LDS Pumpkin Carving Templates for Halloween

FREE LDS Pumpkin Carving Template + Instructions

Bring some light into your Halloween celebrations with these unique LDS pumpkin carving templates. Choose from 15 different designs, including temples, CTR shields, Angel Moroni, and more. Just download, print, and carve! They make a great activity for families and can be gifted to your ministering brothers and sisters. From simple patterns to more complex ones, your pumpkins will shine …

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Book of Mormon FHE Lesson – Ye Are the Children of the Covenant

Book of Mormon FHE Lesson - Ye Are the Children of the Covenant

Though the people of the ancient Americas had been separated from who was traditionally thought of as God’s chosen people in Israel, Jesus Christ assured them they were children of the covenant. This Book of Mormon FHE lesson helps us understand what that means and how we can continue to help God is his great and marvelous latter-day work.  Scripture …

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