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Whangarei Latter-day Saints Focus on Using Social Media to Share Beliefs

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will gather in Whangarei this weekend to explore ways to share their beliefs using Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and websites.

Last year, Mormon apostle, Elder David A. Bednar, invited Latter-day Saints around the world to share their faith with others using modern technologies and media.

“My beloved brothers and sisters, what has been accomplished thus far in this dispensation communicating gospel messages through social media channels is a good beginning—but only a small trickle. I now extend to you the invitation to help transform the trickle into a flood. Beginning at this place on this day, I exhort you to sweep the earth with messages filled with righteousness and truth—messages that are authentic, edifying, and praiseworthy—and literally to sweep the earth as with a flood.”

Watch Elder Bednar’s full address given at the August 2014 Brigham Young University Education Week.

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