Mormon Mentions: BYU football player meets with missionaries, wax figures of the Osmonds unveiled
Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
Social media posts last week highlighted The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in different ways, from a BYU wide receiver meeting with the missionaries for the first time to unveiled wax figures of two famous LDS Church members to counsel from LDS leaders.
Devon Blackmon, a senior wide receiver on the BYU football team who is not a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, shared on his Twitter account that he is meeting with LDS missionaries.
First lessons .. pic.twitter.com/DUu4GTEijm— Devon Blackmon (@D_BLACK19) February 10, 2016
President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, shared a story on Facebook from his family history about how his family found comfort after the death of his grandmother.
Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles presented at Family Discovery Day on Feb. 6. He shared a post on Facebook about the sealing power.
Flamingo Las Vegas unveiled two new wax figures of LDS entertainers Donny and Marie Osmond on its Twitter account.
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, shared a post on Facebook about the blessings associated with service.
President Thomas S. Monson used his Twitter account to express the importance of knowing the needs of those around us.
May we ever be mindful of the needs of those around us and be ready to extend a helping hand and a loving heart.— Thomas S. Monson (@ThomasSMonson) February 10, 2016
Utah-based videographer Devin Graham shared on his Twitter account that he is filming a new promotional video for the 2016 movie "Assassin’s Creed."
Russell M. Nelson, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, extended an invitation to prayerfully consider three facts about divine worth on his Facebook account.
Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared pictures from his visit to the Pacific on Facebook.
Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared a post on Facebook about how spiritual knowledge can be found through the practice of repetition.
On his Facebook account, Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles reminded youths of a challenge he left with them at the latest LDS Face to Face event and emphasized that every question is important.
In a YouTube video posted by LDS Youth, a returned missionary talked about how he used repentance to overcome his addiction to drugs.
Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles wrote about his visit with leaders of the Navajo Nation on Facebook and said the trip reminded him “that there are many, many good people in the world.”
Mormon Mentions highlights social media posts with connections to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Lindsey Williams writes for the Faith and Family sections of DeseretNews.com
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