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Making connections between our culture & the gospel in everyday life.

Bringing “The Family: A Proclamation to the World”

into your world.

We know there are a lot of challenging cultural issues in our day. We also know it can be sometimes difficult to make sense of things from a Christian worldview.

We’re here to work through it together and help find ways the family proclamation relates to us all.

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Why Seeing Christ as an Unborn Baby Will Change Your Christmas Forever

How marriage and family are "the order of heaven"

Paragraph 1: Marriage is Ordained of God
Paragraph 2: Gender
Paragraph 6: Parents & Children
Paragraph 3: God’s Plan of Happiness
Paragraph 7: Successful Families, Mothers & Fathers
Paragraph 4: Procreation & Sexual Intimacy
Paragraph 8: Warnings & Accountability
Paragraph 5: Sanctity of Life
Paragraph 9: Family Advocacy in Community & Government

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Latest Articles

Week 1 (Moses 1, Abraham 3): Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me

Week 1 (Moses 1, Abraham 3): Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me

At one point or another, haven’t many of us wondered: who we are,who we belong to,and our purpose here in life? Come Follow Me begins this year speaking to those questions. Through Moses’ experience we learn who we are, specifically in relationship to God, our...

Week 49: Articles of Faith – Finding the Family in Come Follow Me

Week 49: Articles of Faith – Finding the Family in Come Follow Me

The restored gospel can be difficult to share with the world around us as a soundbite or hashtag. But the Articles of Faith might come close. Our culture offers 30 second “life hacks” and “six easy steps to success” for everything. This week’s Come Follow Me lesson,...

Research Release |Young Adults’ Understanding About  “The Family: A Proclamation to the World”

Research Release |Young Adults’ Understanding About “The Family: A Proclamation to the World”

Earlier this year, our team and partner organization, the Family Literacy Project™, conducted a survey among U.S. Latter-day Saint young adults from 34 states. They answered questions about the doctrines and principles taught in “The Family: A Proclamation to the World.” Each paragraph was broken down into related questions to test their understanding of the proclamation. Keep reading to find out what we learned.

Week 48: Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me

Week 48: Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me

Years ago my little sister passed away just before Thanksgiving. A handful of years before that, we lost our mom the first part of December. This time of year always has my heart especially drawn out with thoughts and questions about my personal angels, and what life...

Why Seeing Christ as an Unborn Baby Will Change Your Christmas Forever

Why Seeing Christ as an Unborn Baby Will Change Your Christmas Forever

On a day that would not only change her life, but the lives of countless others throughout eternity, Mary learns that she is chosen by God to be mother to the Savior of the world. Before the manger. Before the star. Before the shepherds. There was a mother and her unborn baby.

Week 47: Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me

Week 47: Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me

More than anyone other than our Savior? Jesus died and atoned for every single one of us, and those who knew Joseph claimed, that next to our Savior, nobody has done more for mankind. When this week’s lesson prompted us to ponder that, we couldn’t help consider "The...

Week 46: Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me

Week 46: Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me

When it comes to our beliefs about the family, do we “promote” as the proclamation says, or be careful to not “mingle religious influence” as taught in the Doctrine and Covenants? "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" calls on “responsible citizens and officers of...

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