Sunday, June 19, 2011

Lesson: Missionary Work

Margie always give a great lesson and this one was no exception. Here are some of your good ideas that came out in the lesson. Get more involved in missionary work!

President Uchtdorf just told us in Conference:
Some would rather pull a handcart across the prairie than bring up the subject of faith and religion to their friends and co-workers. They worry about how they might be perceived or how it might harm their relationship. It doesn’t need to be that way because we have a glad message to share, and we have a message of joy.
  • Use technology. 
  • Send a Mormon message in an e-mail
  • Keep a few I'm a Mormon cards in your purse to give out.
  • When meeting someone for the first time, look for something in common.
  • Watch for people the Lord puts in our lives.
  • Be an example. Live a happy life and others will notice.
  • When ask how your weekend was, share something about church, your calling, your spiritual experiences.
  • Kids play sports? Explain to coach and team and parents why we don't play on Sunday.
  • Sign up to go with missionaries on teaching appointments.
  • Be friendly and serve sincerely.
  • Do family history and temple work.
  • Think of it as bringing others to Christ, not forcing yourselves on them.
  • When others notice the difference tell them what they are feeling.
  • Send links to one of many official LDS websites or videos on the Mormon Channel or Youtube Mormon Channel to others. Many of the topics are generic. See also Mormons Made Simple.
  • Blog about your family, your faith, your feelings.
  • Post the same on Facebooks or attach links to Mormon Resources. Official Facebook page. Many other official church Facebook pages.
  • Give Twitter a try. Build a following then begin sharing your beliefs. [Follow me @ellenking]. Official church Twitter feeds.
  • Speak out on moral issues in the comments on other articles and blogs.
  • Have more faith. God will help you.
  • Remind people who they are...children of God.
  • Reach out to reactivate someone you visit teach.
  • Take a stand...on modesty, family, honesty, etc.
  • Kneel and pray to ask who you could reach today. None of us has to reach everyone, just reach some ONE.
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