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Digital Church Lesson 3 - New Resources

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides several digital resources to its members and the world. This presentation was shown at Brigham Young University's Education Week. This is the third presentation.

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Digital Church Lesson 3 - New Resources

  1. 1. THE DIGITAL CHURCH TOOLS, TREASURES, WHAT‟S NEW, AND YOU
  2. 2. TECHNOLOGY SPIRITUAL COMMUNICATION “Lessons taught in the home by goodly parents are becoming increasingly important in today‟s world, where the influence of the adversary is so widespread… Parents must resolve that teaching in the home is a most sacred and important responsibility. While other institutions such as church and school can assist parents to “train up a child in the way he [or she] should go” (Proverbs 22:6), this responsibility ultimately rests on the parents.” Elder L. Tom Perry Ensign, November 2012 QUOTES
  3. 3. NEW RESOURCES YOUTH CURRICULUM, NEW SCRIPTURES, AND MORE
  4. 4. NEW RESOURCES COME, FOLLOW ME 2013 EDITION OF SCRIPTURES SEARCH ON LDS.ORG OVERCOMING PORNOGRAPHY WORLDWIDE LEADERSHIP TRAINING HASTENING THE WORK YOUTH CURRICULUM, NEW SCRIPTURES AND MORE FAMILYSEARCH
  5. 5. COME, FOLLOW ME CHANGING WORLD “These new learning resources will help us all learn and teach in the Savior‟s way in our homes and in our classrooms. As we do, we will be responding to His invitation to „come, follow me‟.” Brother Russell T. Osguthorpe October 2012 General Conference QUOTES
  6. 6. COME, FOLLOW ME HIGHLIGHTS • Online resource • 12 topics • Available on mobile • Media support Available at lds.org/youth/learn
  7. 7. COME, FOLLOW ME YOUR PURPOSE The First Presidency has taught that your purpose as a teacher of youth is to help them become converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ.
  8. 8. COME, FOLLOW ME TEACH AS THE SAVIOR DID • He loved them • He prepared Himself • He used the scriptures • He shared simple stories and examples • He asked questions • He invited them to act in faith
  9. 9. COME, FOLLOW ME WHAT TO TEACH • Monthly schedule • More lessons available than you can teach in a month • No need to teach all outlines available – choose wisely • Counsel with quorum and class presidencies
  10. 10. COME, FOLLOW ME TEACHING TIPS • Within lessons • Video library • Leadership Training Library
  11. 11. 2013 EDITION OF THE SCRIPTURES QUOTES CARRY THE GOSPEL “The current edition of the scriptures, with its extensive study helps, will continue to serve Latter-day Saints very well. This new edition incorporates adjustments that will be a blessing to Church members in years to come, but members should not feel that they need to purchase a new set of scriptures, particularly since all of the adjustments are available in digital formats at no cost. Changes to the scriptural text include spelling, minor typographical, and punctuation corrections.” Elder Neil L. Andersen LDS.org, March 2013
  12. 12. 2013 EDITION OF THE SCRIPTURES HIGHLIGHTS • No need to buy new • Revision to study aids • New photos • Updated maps • Same pagination Available at scriptures.lds.org
  13. 13. 2013 EDITION OF THE SCRIPTURES ADJUSTMENTS • Spelling • Typographical errors • Study aids • Layout
  14. 14. SEARCH ON LDS.ORG HIGHLIGHTS • Official content • Organized by categories • Images in results • Auto-complete • Filters Available at search.lds.org
  15. 15. OVERCOMING PORNOGRAPHY HIGHLIGHTS • Prevention and recovery • Media resources • Focused on the atonement • Resources for individuals, families, friends, and church leaders Available at overcomingpornography.org
  16. 16. HASTENING THE WORK OF SALVATION HIGHLIGHTS • New Vision • Several videos • Special Broadcast • Leader resources • Youth lessons Available at hasteningthework.lds.org
  17. 17. HASTENING THE WORK OF SALVATION “Members of the Church of Jesus Christ are sent forth “to labor in his vineyard for the salvation of the souls of men” (D&C 138:56). This work of salvation includes member missionary work, convert retention, activation of less-active members, temple and family history work, and teaching the gospel. The bishopric directs this work in the ward, assisted by other members of the ward council. Handbook 2 Chapter 5 QUOTES
  18. 18. WORLDWIDE LEADERSHIP TRAINING HIGHLIGHTS • Strengthening the Family and the Church through the Priesthood • New format • For families and leaders Available on lds.org navigation: Resources > Leadership and Training
  19. 19. FAMILYSEARCH HIGHLIGHTS • New Interface • Add photos • Fan chart • Temple names Available at familysearch.org
  20. 20. THANK YOU Feel free to ask any questions!

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