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Helpful online LDS Church resources you may not know about

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 1 2012 6:43 p.m. MST

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With instant access to mobile applications, members are finding the church apps to be a fun and convenient way to view church resources. Tech-savvy teens are no exception.

In the October 2011 Semiannual General Conference, Elder David A. Bednar spoke to the youth when he said, "Your fingers have been trained to text and tweet to accelerate and advance the work of the Lord - not just to communicate quickly with your friends."

With a touch of the finger users can hear the Gospel Library app, which according to tech.lds.org, allows users to "listen to audio narrations for English scriptures, general conference addresses, magazines and some lesson material." Other apps include Bible Videos, Mormon Channel, LDS Tools, Scripture Mastery, LDS Youth, LDS Music and the Ensign. Learn more at mobile.lds.org.
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A voice of Reason
Salt Lake City, UT

I didn't know about 6-9 and I visit the site fairly frequently. I have the Gospel Library app on my android phone and now my Kindle Fire. I love this great tool. I make more notes, highlight more, and read more than I ever have before now. I love that the Gospel Library app now syncs with the my study notebook account. Wonderful tools!

I also learned about OpenDns on the tech.lds site (or maybe the blog of one of the head tech guys?) and I constantly find myself learning of new tools, options, ideas, and wonderful gifts from the Church and these services. Social networking 'connects' people to each other but encourages more worldly things in our lives than anything else. Well, the Church website connects members with effective ways to share what we can do to help each other, help ourselves, and enrich our lives. I couldn't be more pleased with these services.

Some great work for a great work. Keep it up guys! You're really helping people like me out more than I could possibly express on here.

JWB
Kaysville, UT

Thanks again for publishing this article in this section. You have done so much for getting the word out and this type of article should be a topic for General Conference or at least a blip in the editions of the Church Magazines and the family home evening resource publications. The ability the world has now to access from their various devices, newspapers, magazines, television and radio and especially online with all these addresses. The hard part will be to keep the other side from using it and twisting it to deceive those that are truely seeking the light. Thanks for doing all you can to help us keep our compass aligned and headed in the right direction. There are so many sources and the DN is focused in the right direction. I and my family appreciate your service for us.

BalancedFulfilledLife
MISSOURI CITY, TX

Perfect info for my Leadership Training Meeting tonight!! Woohoo! Thanks, DesNews!

Whos Life RU Living?
Ogden, UT

Where's Mormonthink dot com?

pburt
Logan, UT

A Voice of Reason, what is "6-9?"

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