Firesides Inspire And Motivate

Firesides Inspire And Motivate

One of my fondest memories of being a Young Adult member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was attending firesides with friends. A fireside is a “meeting in which members gather for religious instruction outside of regular Sunday meetings....

Changing Your Reputation

A few years before I joined the church, I mistakenly chose as friends some teenagers who were popular, but not well-behaved. I was naïve, and had no idea what they were really like. One day, at a school party, they decided to go for a “walk.” I foolishly thought...
Investigating the Church Online

Investigating the Church Online

Some people who are curious about the church don’t feel comfortable right away about the Mormons and their religion. If you want to study the church on your own, your best source of information is the church itself. Anyone who is teaching about the church has a goal,...
Gaining Faith

Gaining Faith

When I was first investigating the church, the hardest thing for me was to give up facts and figures. I liked to know things and trying to make a decision to join the church based on faith was very frightening. I started out trying to make lists and do analysis, but...
New Members in Your Class

New Members in Your Class

If your ward has few baptisms, you may not be aware of the special needs of new members in the class you teach. A new member comes to your class without the background in doctrine, and without the understanding of how to do things. In addition, he may not have a...
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