Unexpected announcements and motivational messages arose from Mormon social media accounts this week. The LDS crowd has been busy, making movies, visiting temples and recording songs.
James the Mormon announced on Twitter he will soon release a new single.
https://twitter.com/jamesthemormon/status/870501608014004224Stephen R. Covey’s Twitter posted an inspirational quote.
Spencer McBride, the editor of Joseph Smith Papers, tweeted a little motivation as well.
To truly champion religious liberty, we must defend the rights of conscience for all men & women, not just for those who believe as we do.— Spencer W. McBride (@SpencerWMcBride) June 1, 2017
Stuart Edge tweeted he was cast as John Brooke in a new "Little Women" movie, coming in 2018.
BYU tweeted birthday wishes for Brigham Young on his 216th birthday, June 1.
Happy 216th birthday to this giant of a man. Literally. This statue is seven and a half feet tall and weighs 1,300 pounds. pic.twitter.com/kb9aR6qyuL— BYU (@BYU) June 1, 2017
BYU-Idaho announced their new academic vice president, and posted the change on Twitter.
Kourtney Kardashian shared a photo on Snapchat she took of a building during her morning workout. The building photographed? The Los Angeles California Temple.
The Wilky Ways, LDS vloggers from Britain, also visited a temple, but this one in Paris, France.
The Twitter accounts of President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency and Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared messages about the Holy Ghost.
The Holy Ghost binds us to the Lord. By divine assignment, He inspires, testifies, teaches, and prompts us to walk in the light of the Lord. pic.twitter.com/BV0bTXbS8p— Ronald A. Rasband (@RonaldARasband) June 1, 2017
The Spirit can inspire the words, the deeds, and the patience necessary for you to invite a lamb back to the flock.— Henry B. Eyring (@EyringHB) May 28, 2017
Elder Russell M. Nelson’s Facebook account posted about drawing the power of God into our lives, “power sufficient to deal with the burdens, obstacles, and temptations of our day.”
We live in a difficult time. God sent His Only Begotten Son to help us, and His Son, Jesus Christ, gave His life for us,...
Quentin L. Cook’s account tweeted about a book of remembrance he received on a trip to Taiwan.
Receiving this book of young adults' inspired words and testimonies was a highlight of our trip to Taiwan. I am humbled by their faith. pic.twitter.com/0ZHKAwWHVv— Quentin L. Cook (@CookQuentinL) June 1, 2017
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf’s account posted on Facebook encouraging members to continue faithfully in their callings. “When serving in the Church, please give your best effort and don’t settle for less, but also remember that it is His work, and success doesn’t depend on our efforts alone,” the post read.
I understand that you may sometimes feel inadequate to fulfill a calling to serve in the Church. When I received my...
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