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Day: March 13, 2018

lds church leaders

Just for Converts: Never ignore or postpone a prompting

The “Just for Converts” series focuses on LDS quotes and stories that are well-loved, but don’t get shared a lot online because longtime members have already them enjoyed them many, many times, and folks tend to share new or novel posts more. As a new convert, you have felt the still small voice as you […]

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magnifying glass

Magnify your calling, but don’t set it on fire

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are familiar with the expression “magnify your calling,” but we don’t always fully understand what that means. Here’s some clarification from Church leaders on the topic— Magnification in our world is so useful. It allows us to continue reading books, directions, medications, and menus long […]

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Elder Wirthlin and Elder Haight

Inactive members, ‘do not contact’ requests, and persistence

This post is the first of the series “Roads back to the straight and narrow” that focus on the different ways inactive or less active members come back to the fold, and the things active members can sometimes do to help. Let’s gain wisdom from a few stories and quotes from general conference on one […]

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Jesus Christ

Focusing on Jesus Christ instead of ‘the problem’

  President Howard W. Hunter shared a profound truth that focusing on having a better relationship with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ can work better than focusing on a specific issue such as Church inactivity— While I was serving as a stake president in the Los Angeles area, my counselors and I asked our bishops […]

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