- Sister Linda K. Burton writes about emotional and mental welfare: 'Keep an eternal perspective' (LDS Church News)
I recently had the privilege to visit a Relief Society whose members are all elderly sisters in their 80s and 90s.
- RootsTech vignettes (LDS Church News)
In only a few years, RootsTech has grown to be one of the biggest family history conferences around the world and brings thousands of people together — in the Salt Palace in downtown Salt Lake City and visitors who watch online — to learn about the latest improvements and tools in the industry.
- LDS Church members in Dubai participate in interfaith conference about strengthening homes, families (LDS Church News)
More than 250 delegates gathered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Feb. 3 for the first World Interfaith Harmony Day, held as part of United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week. Latter-day Saints living in the United Arab Emirates participated in the conference, in which speakers addressed the topic: “Peace at Home Builds Peace in the World.”
- Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites February 11, 2016 (LDS Newsroom Blog)
United Kingdom: Refugees on the Minds of Mormon Helping Hands
More than 5,400 meals were prepared last month by Mormon Helping Hands volunteers for Care4Calais, a charity that assists refugees.
- Sharing Goodness One Hashtag at a Time (Church News)
During his keynote address at Brigham Young University’s Campus Education Week in August of 2014, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles invited Church members everywhere to “fill the earth with goodness.”
- Young Church-Service Missionaries Invite Others to Come to Christ (Church News)
There’s an adage that advises, “Bloom where you’re planted.”
“In my family it’s ‘Bloom where you’re transplanted,’” Sariah Yiqun Baker said. Sister Baker has been “transplanted” many times in her 23 years—first from her native country of China as she was adopted by American parents and then as her family moved while her father fulfilled assignments in an international company. Most recently, Sister Baker put down roots in Utah, where she finished a year as a Church-service missionary at Welfare Square.
- David Archuleta says ‘most fulfilling performances’ were as an LDS missionary (Deseret News - Utah)
In his latest blog post, David Archuleta, a Utah-based singer-songwriter, wrote about the musical experiences he had on his mission.
Archuleta served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chile from 2012 to 2014. In his Tuesday blog post, he wrote about how he would perform in the homes and yards of people who did not recognize him for his music career.