Shared by President David Cook (mission president of the Chile Santiago South mission), this video was made to motivate the missionaries to exercise during their scheduled exercise time each day. These missionaries are serving in one of the most challenging parts of Santiago, Chile – an area called La Pintana. It would be the equivalent of South Bronx or Compton.
The caption says “This video captures the exercises needed to survive La Pintana.” I served in Santiago in areas similar to this and I personally know what these areas hold. Everything from dog doo doo, to cuddly drunks, big dogs and people with guns. Missionaries are definitely protected in areas like this.
Make sure you stretch before trying these at home!
The Capitol String Quartet latest video, I Hope They Call Me On A Mission tells a story that is dear to the heart of every missionary or family of missionaries. Not only have they created something very musically original, but they have told the story of thousands of sisters and elders who save for years to go on a mission. If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to watch the video below and share it with your friends.
Sharing the gift of Christ this Christmas has just gotten even bigger with one of the largest YouTube collaborations in history. Breaking a world record for largest live nativity ever, people gathered in Provo, UT (at Rock Canyon Park) to break the world record and be a part of one of the biggest YouTube collab’ videos ever.
The following two videos are the product of some amazing collaboration of some of the biggest YouTubers on the planet. Here are some that you may have heard of:
Today at education week, Elder David A. Bednar, of the quorum of the twelve apostles, shared a powerful TED-talk-like speech about how social media is the means by which we can flood the earth with truth. He used examples of what the Church has done to use social media to flood the earth with truth and light. He also used examples of what some lay-members are doing to use social media.
Here are some of the examples he used:
The #BecauseOfHim Campaign had over 5 million views on the Youtube video as well as the video posted on mormon.org along with the hundreds of thousands of conversations started online as a result.
I Pray When was another video that had great impact with the #didyouthinktopray hashtag.
BofM365 instagram account
The Church’s official Instagram account was launched
The #ldsconf hashtag
He also announced (as the 6th example) a new full-length film about Mormons called “Meet the Mormons” that can be used to be shared with millions of people through social media after its initial release in theaters October 10, 2014.
Here is the trailer:
Then he shared 4 guidelines for sharing the gospel using social media:
Be Authentic and Consistent
“Anonymity on the Internet is not the license to be inauthentic.” (Direct Quote)
“Who will people decide you are if all they know is on your social media page?” (Direct Quote)
Edify and Uplift
Only share things that lift and edify others.
Respect Intellectual Property
Don’t use content that is not yours without permission.
Click here to find images, video and other content that the Church has given permission for all to use freely.
Be Wise and Vigilant
Only say it or post it, if you want the entire world to have access to it for all time. Once it is on the internet, it will be there forever.
He ended by using the powerful scripture in Moses 7:62 which he said was what he sees as the vision of what we as members of the Church can do using the Internet and social media to sweep the earth as with a flood of righteousness and truth.
To watch the video of the entire speech click the video below:
These Mormon Missionaries are lip syncing to the song “Children Go Where I Send Thee” by the Nashville Tribute Band. They are really good at it! Most people think they are really singing. They are currently serving a 2 year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. To learn more about their church you can visit www.lds.org or www.mormon.org. Enjoy!!
p.s. These Elders have never even seen this video. It was discovered on a sim card sent home to share pictures with the family.
This video was posted originally by Dana Lyman and can be found at the link in the video above.