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3 Ways to Bear A More Powerful Testimony on Fast Sunday

3 Ways to Bear A More Powerful Testimony on Fast Sunday

At the start of each month, Latter-day Saints have the sacred opportunity to stand in front of their congregations and bear their testimonies. According to LDS.org, a testimony is: … a spiritual witness given by the Holy Ghost. The foundation of a testimony is the knowledge that Heavenly Father lives and loves His children; that Jesus Christ lives, that He …

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FHE Lesson on Love – Love One Another

FHE Lesson on Love - Love One Another

This FHE lesson on love is about how we can love one another and why it is so important to do so.    Scripture John 13:34 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. Hymn Love One Another | Children’s Songbook, Pg. 136 As I have loved you, Love …

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Pioneer Day FHE Lesson – How to Have Pioneer Zeal

Pioneer Day FHE Lesson - How to Have Pioneer Zeal

This pioneer day FHE lesson is about how we can have great zeal and faith like the pioneers.    Scripture Alma 27:27 And they were among the people of Nephi, and also numbered among the people who were of the church of God. And they were also distinguished for their zeal towards God, and also towards men; for they were perfectly honest and …

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How to Survive the Missionary Training Center

How to Survive the Missionary Training Center

For many young Latter-day Saints, preparing to serve a full-time mission is an exciting time. From putting in your papers to finally receiving your mission call, it is filled with milestones you’ll remember for the rest of your life. However, as you approach the date you report to the Missionary Training Center, the anxiety and nerves can rise. Whether you …

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FHE Lesson on Joseph Smith – The First Vision

FHE Lesson on Joseph Smith - The First Vision

This FHE lesson on Joseph Smith focuses on the different accounts of the First Vision and how the First Vision personally impacts our lives today.    Scripture James 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. Hymn Joseph Smith’s First Prayer | Hymn #26 1. Oh, how lovely was …

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How to Make Your Home a Safe Haven

How to Make Your Home a Safe Haven

Elder Richard G. Scott once said, “One of the greatest blessings we can offer to the world is the power of a Christ-centered home where the gospel is taught, covenants are kept, and love abounds.” In today’s fast-paced society, it can be difficult to make our homes a safe haven for all who enter. Contention is hard to combat. Schedules …

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Do You Have an Early Mormon Missionary in Your Family Tree?

Do You Have an Early Mormon Missionary in Your Family Tree?

FamilySearch announced the release of a fun new feature that connects you with ancestors of Utah pioneers who served missions in the first hundred years of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Early Mormon Missionaries database, announced at RootsTech 2016 by Elder Steven E. Snow, is a collaborative effort between FamilySearch, the Church History Library, and the …

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10 Meaningful LDS Bereavement Gifts

Abide With Me Print This beautiful print by Simon Dewey is a reminder that Christ is waiting with open arms to welcome you home. It is available in multiple sizes, making it perfect for homes, scriptures, and displays at funerals and family gatherings. You can get it here. It is also available framed if you’re looking for a more permanent piece. …

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How Busy Moms Can Read Their Scriptures

How Busy Moms Can Read Their Scriptures

If you’re a busy parent, finding time to have meaningful and enriching scripture study can feel impossible. Here are a few ideas to help you get back into the scriptures. Don’t Wait for a Quiet Moment In a busy household, it’s likely the perfect moment to read your scriptures may never come. While some can wake up early or stay …

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FHE Lesson on Repentance – Forgiving Yourself

FHE Lesson on Repentance - Forgiving Yourself

This FHE lesson on repentance focuses on why it can be hard to forgive ourselves and how we can accomplish it through Jesus Christ.    Scripture 2 Corinthians 7:10 For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. Hymn Come Unto Jesus | Hymn #117 1. Come unto Jesus, ye heavy laden, Careworn and fainting, by sin oppressed. He’ll …

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