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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 learn how the family proclamation relates to us all.

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: Alma 30-31

Confronting Korihor Can you imagine doing what Alma did? In this week’s lesson, he calls someone possessed and led by the devil, then curses them by taking away their voice. These don’t seem like strategies we can emulate when confronting false prophets today. It may...

Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me: Alma

Alma, an ancient prophet, felt very strong feelings of concern for his fellowmen when he said, “Yea, I would declare unto every soul, as with the voice of thunder, repentance and the plan of redemption, that they should repent and come unto our God, that there might...

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: Alma 17–22

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: Alma 17–22 Meet Abish: A Hidden Hero of Faith In a powerful story of quiet strength and decisive action, Abish, a Lamanite woman, secretly believed in the Lord for many years after a remarkable vision of her father. When she saw...

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: Fuel Faith, Not Doubts

In the Book of Mormon, we read about Zeezrom, who was way beyond doubting—in fact, he “was a man who was expert in the devices of the devil” (Alma 11:21). It’s safe to say that he didn’t believe in Jesus as our Savior—he didn’t believe in God, period. His only goal...

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: Alma 8-12

📜 In Alma 9, we read about the prophet Alma calling the people to repentance. Their reaction? Anger and resistance. But despite their hostility, Alma stood firm and undeterred. He boldly reminded them that those who sin after receiving light are in a worse...

Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me: A change of heart

We all know that President Russel M. Nelson was a renowned heart surgeon before his call to be an apostle. Although he has given many talks that refer to the heart and having a “change of heart” (like we learn about in this week’s Come Follow Me in Alma 5:26), it...

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: Mosiah 29-Alma 4

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: Mosiah 29-Alma 4 In a world filled with diverse voices and beliefs, as followers of Christ we have the opportunity to share testimonies to help others find Him. Just as Alma called upon the “voice of the people” in his day, today,...

Private Lives, Public Faith: Our Proclamation as Faithful Latter-day Saints Who Identify as LGBT

Do same-sex attracted Latter-day Saints fit in God's plan? Yes, through faith, covenants, and divine love. We hope that our expression of faith in Jesus Christ in this video was of value to you. Below, we answer some questions that some may have about this video and...

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: How fast can a generation lose their faith?

How fast can a generation lose their faith? King Benjamin had taught the people and their parents had brought their children to “General Conference” to hear a prophet of God. Everything seemed to be going well for the church. But as they grew up, the children in the...

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: Mosiah 18–24

Life’s trials were never meant for solitary navigation. In a covenant belonging, Elder Gerrit Gong explains that we discover the strength of community, echoing the joyous welcome Mosiah extended to those who gathered to his land and people. Central to a covenant...

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Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: Mosiah 1-3

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: Mosiah 1-3

In this week’s lesson, King Benjamin shares his proclamation. He not only presents his message but also emphasizes the intensity of his feelings by labeling it as a “proclamation” (Mosiah 2:1). This term echoes the significance of proclamations in our modern context....

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Jaden

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Jaden

Young adult Jaden shares his feelings about "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" and the doctrines within. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Family Proclamation (@thefamilyproclamation)

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Dawson

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Dawson

Young adult Dawson shares his feelings about "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" and the doctrines within. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Family Proclamation (@thefamilyproclamation)

Finding the Family in Christ, Easter and 3 Proclamations

Finding the Family in Christ, Easter and 3 Proclamations

How often have you read all three of the Proclamations from the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles? Have you studied them together, side by side? If you haven't, don't worry. Neither had we. But what we discovered was timely for Easter! To start off...

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: 2 Nephi 31–33

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: 2 Nephi 31–33

As we conclude Nephi’s writings, he presents his final proclamations to the world. Among these, he offers guidance on how we can respond to contemporary proclamations: “All ye ends of the earth, hearken unto these words and believe in Christ.” When we feel insecure...

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Daurie

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Daurie

Young adult Daurie shares her feelings about "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" and the doctrines within. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Family Proclamation (@thefamilyproclamation)

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Chase

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Chase

Young adult Chase shares his feelings about "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" and the doctrines within. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Family Proclamation (@thefamilyproclamation)

Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me: 2 Nephi 26-30

Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me: 2 Nephi 26-30

Many years ago as a young college student, I visited a roommate at her family farm. It wasn't a fancy home, but it was rich in love and warmth. As we were getting dinner ready, I noticed a quote posted on the fridge from Elder Marvin J. Ashton that stopped me in my...

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: 2 Nephi 20-25

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: 2 Nephi 20-25

The warnings issued by Isaiah, as we read about in this week’s lesson, resonate with those found in “The Family: A Proclamation to the World.” The proclamation cautions that individuals who breach chastity covenants, mistreat their spouse or children, or neglect...

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Cambrie

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Cambrie

Young adult Cambrie shares her feelings about "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" and the doctrines within. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Family Proclamation (@thefamilyproclamation)

Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me: Walking with the Lord

Finding the Family in Come, Follow Me: Walking with the Lord

Not long ago I read about a husband and wife who attended the temple. While they were in the sealing room, the officiator asked them to carefully look up at the crystal chandelier above them. He told them that there is no confusion about doctrine in the temple. The...

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Bryn

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Bryn

Young adult Bryn shares her feelings about "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" and the doctrines within. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Family Proclamation (@thefamilyproclamation)

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: 2 Nephi 6–10

Finding the Family in Come Follow Me: 2 Nephi 6–10

We’ve all made promises that, at times, we find difficult to keep. Similarly, we may have been disappointed by others who failed to honor their commitments, leading us to question the reliability of promises, including those made by God. However, God’s promises remain...

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Brooks

Young Adults & The Family Proclamation: Brooks

Young adult Brooks shares his feelings about "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" and the doctrines within. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Family Proclamation (@thefamilyproclamation)

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