These slides were for a presentation I gave on what to monitor when it comes to technology in today’s digital age. Not going to lie; there is a lot to do. Parents have a tough job setting this up and then continuing to monitor it all, but it is possible. NOT doing anything is the […]
Family History Activity Sheets for Kids and Families
These sheets have been created to help kids and families find ways to participate in working on family history. These can be freely distributed; no attribution is necessary. Please use them however you see fit to best promote family history. Family History Activity Sheets Downloadable PDFs
What to do for Mother’s Day at Church?
When it comes to celebrating Mother’s Day with a congregation of people, it can become very difficult to make sure everyone is happy. There are a number of different reasons why this is a sensitive holiday for some: Infertility Death of a child Lost child Loss of a Mother Unmarried And sometimes traditional “gifts” for […]
Are you Master or Servant to your Device?
“Handheld devices, such as smartphones, are a blessing, but they can also distract us from hearing the “still, small voice.” They need to be our servants, not our masters. For example, if later tonight you share inspiring thoughts from this devotional on social media, your smartphone is a servant. If you randomly surf the Internet, […]
The Power of Singing the Hymns
The intermediate hymn was “Ye Elders of Israel” The most popular song in 1833 was a song called “Long, Long Ago” written by Thomas H. Bayly… guess where the music for ye elders of Israel came from?? Here’s what I hope to convey today: let’s all sing. We will be blessed by singing the hymns. […]
Bishopric How-to: Working with the Youth
After scouring the handbook and jumping from one reference to another, I decided to take my notes from trying to figure out how to manage the youth and simplify it into my own format… Here it is in case anyone else needs a reference point as well. I will primarily reference all sources from the […]
Ongoing Personal Revelation is Like Learning a Language
Have you ever learned or wanted to learn a foreign language? When studying a language, it’s an interesting process. You learn a lot of the vocabulary and some grammar. But you don’t really start learning the language until you go out and first start listening to people speak in that language, followed by you attempting […]