Family

Family

By: Stockton Think about the people you have the most fun with. Now think of those you have some of the hardest, most frustrating times with. For most people family will come to mind for at least one of those statements. For me personally, family comes to mind when I think of both the best and worst times I’ve experienced. I spend more time with my family than any other group of people so it is easy to see how I have so many different memories with them. There are some days where…Read more …
Why Modern-Day Revelation Matters

Why Modern-Day Revelation Matters

By Melody I loved watching my spiritual leaders share messages during my faith's semi-annual General Conference. It's such a wonderful way to receive revelation! For me, General Conference addresses are like spiritual TED talks. The difference is that when we watch General Conference we can be sure that what we are hearing is complete truth. General Conference addresses are always about what we need. The messages shared are like spiritual prescriptions from our Heavenly Father--there to help us lead healthier, happier lives. Every year in seminary my teacher challenges me to write down questions I…Read more …
Countdown to General Conference: Are You Ready?

Countdown to General Conference: Are You Ready?

Photo Credit: HeraldExtra The 185th Semiannual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is almost here! The First Presidency, members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and other General Authorities and general officers of the Church will deliver messages of inspiration and guidance. Are you ready? We asked a few of our Digital Missionaries to share their thoughts on Conference. You can read their experiences and advice below. You can also prepare personally by following the advice given here.   Learn how you can watch General Conference live…Read more …
Lost and Found

Lost and Found

By Kaitlyn This past summer I had the opportunity to go to BYU Provo for a week and attend Especially For Youth (EFY), a church youth summer camp. While I was there a lot of great things happened to me: I met a ton of new friends, felt the spirit, and had my testimony strengthened. Unfortunately one not so good thing happened to me as well: I lost my scriptures. For the rest of the week I searched everywhere for my scriptures. Every day I looked in the EFY lost and found, I…Read more …
What’s So Great About General Conference?

What’s So Great About General Conference?

We asked the youth at Small and Simple Truths what they like most about General Conference.  Here are their responses.  Feel free to "Click to Tweet" your favorite!   Liz The typical primary kid answer to why I like General Conference would be because of the spirit I feel when I listen. The spirit that fills my whole home as the Prophets voice can be heard on a radio or TV in almost every room. But for me its not only the feeling I get or the things that I learn. Its the…Read more …