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Mormon Mentions: BYU football player meets with missionaries, wax figures of the Osmonds unveiled

Published: Monday, Feb. 15 2016 1:45 p.m. MST

Donny and Marie Osmond pose next to their wax figures at Flamingo Las Vegas.

Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

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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.

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.

When tragedy strikes or even when it looms, our families will have the opportunity to look into our hearts to see...

Posted by Henry B Eyring on Thursday, February 11, 2016

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.

At Family Discovery Day last Saturday, my family shared the story of how the explosive chemical nitroglycerin was...

Posted by Dale G. Renlund on Thursday, February 11, 2016

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.

Thank you for sharing in your responses to my recent post how the Lord worked through you to lift and bless others. I...

Posted by Dieter F Uchtdorf on Tuesday, February 9, 2016

President Thomas S. Monson used his Twitter account to express the importance of knowing the needs of those around us.

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.

Take time to think prayerfully about these facts:1. You are an elect son or daughter of God.2. You are created in His...

Posted by Russell M Nelson on Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared pictures from his visit to the Pacific on Facebook.

Joy filled my heart as I visited with members and government leaders in Samoa, the Solomon Islands, and New Zealand...

Posted by D Todd Christofferson on Thursday, February 11, 2016

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.

My wife, Susan, and I have learned a remarkable revelatory lesson during my years of service in the Quorum of the Twelve...

Posted by David A Bednar on Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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.

If you have not yet watched the Face to Face event from last month, I would strongly encourage you to do so. If you are...

Posted by Ronald A. Rasband on Friday, February 12, 2016

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.”

In January I visited the president and vice president of the Navajo Nation. I was very impressed with them. The first...

Posted by Neil L Andersen on Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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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