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How to Prevent “Going Inactive” After the Pandemic Ends

How to Prevent "Going Inactive" After the Pandemic Ends

For members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the term inactive is used to describe those who once attended church but no longer do so. While so many have been excited about the process of returning to chapels for worship with their fellow Saints, others are also struggling with the idea of going back to church. There …

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What Will We Sacrifice for Temples to Reopen?

On March 25, 2020, the First Presidency announced all temples would temporarily close in an effort to curb the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the last year, the majority of Latter-day Saints haven’t been able to attend the sacred buildings often deemed the highlight of their worship. Members around the world anxiously await the day when temples will reopen …

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How to Disconnect Your Worth From Your Gospel Checklist

How to Disconnect Your Worth From Your Gospel Checklist

What is the worth of a soul? Before early Church leaders could begin building the kingdom of God, the Lord reminded them that the worth of souls is great in the sight of God. Great is an understatement. Perhaps the greatest understatement when put in the context of how our Heavenly Parents feel about us. But don’t we have a …

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How Can We Follow God’s Counsel to Pray Always?

How Can We Follow God's Counsel to Pray Always?

The Lord has commanded us to pray always, to pray vocally and in our hearts, to pray in public as well as private. However, as we face the distractions of our modern world, it can be hard to follow this counsel. Here are five ways you can have a heart full of consistent prayer and praise for the Lord. Notice …

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How to Discover the Work God’s Called You To Do

How to Discover the Work God's Called You To Do

When the Angel Moroni appeared to Joseph Smith on September 21, 1823, he told the yet-to-be-prophet that “God had a work for me to do.” Just as Joseph was called of God to labor in the Lord’s vineyard, so are we. It is one of the greatest opportunities and privileges we have to serve alongside Jesus Christ in bringing to …

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Why Our Service Needs to Move Beyond Social Media

Why Our Service Needs to Move Beyond Social Media

Social media can be a powerful way to connect with others, especially during a pandemic, but has it hindered our ability to offer meaningful service? The answer will be different for everyone, but it’s something we should consider. What was meant to be a starting point has become an end for many of us. Instead of using social media and …

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How to Let Your Trials Drive You Towards Your Promised Land

How to Let Your Trials Drive You Towards Your Promised Land

In the Book of Mormon, the brother of Jared and his people face a long and harrowing journey. The Lord has promised He will deliver them safely to a new land, the promised land. However, as we take a closer look at their experience, we discover it was the ferocious winds and waves that propelled them and steered them to …

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What 16 Shining Stones Teach Us About God’s Miracles

What 16 Shining Stones Teach Us About God's Miracles

The brother of Jared and his family have a problem. About to embark on a difficult journey across the ocean in barge-like ships, they realize they don’t have a way to light the vessels. The brother of Jared is a faithful man who has received revelation on how to build the ships. So, he turns again to God. He prays, …

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How to Apply the Book of Mormon to Our Day

How to Apply the Book of Mormon to Our Day

One of the miracles of the Book of Mormon is its relevancy for our day. In fact, this was a part of our Heavenly Parent’s design. President Ezra Taft Benson once said, “The Book of Mormon … was written for our day. The Nephites never had the book; neither did the Lamanites of ancient times. It was meant for us. Mormon …

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