Author: S.J. Hollist

Editor in Chief of Mormon Affirmations, Author of the Thrive In Life e-book and newsletter.

Religious Freedom Being Threatened

Today is U.S.A. Constitution Day. As we remember the freedoms that this country allowed, especially Religious freedom, we can thank the Bill of Rights for helping protect our beliefs, even when they were unpopular. However today, social and political thought…

Using Social Media and the Internet to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – as the devotional speaker for Brigham Young University’s August 2014 Campus Education Week, – gave an excellent talk about using social media and the internet to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ:

For more ideas on how to share the gospel with others via Social Media and the internet, visit The most important points that Elder Bednar point out when sharing the gospel on-line are to:
  1. Be Authentic and Consistent
  2. Edify and Uplift
  3. Respect Intellectual Property
  4. Be Wise and Vigilant
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The History of Mormon Pioneers.

Between 1847 through 1869, estimates of 60,000 – 80,000 Mormon pioneers migrated to the Utah mountains on journeys that took months to complete. Today, July 24th, Mormons all around the world celebrate these faithful pioneers who made these treks.  This specific date, commemorates…