Alex Boye and James The Mormon headline this week's Mormon Mentions with new music while BYU Women's Conference made the roundup for announcing live streaming for this year's sessions.
Alex Boye tweeted from the studio with his idols Nico & Vinz as they recorded together this week. Stay tuned! He also released a new music video for “Warrior Song” inspired by the movie “Black Panther.”
James The Mormon was featured by urban music site Okayplayer for his new song “Hero” featuring Jay Warren. The inspiring video features a child wearing a cape and swinging a plastic sword “running free with the subtle strength of a neighborhood superhero,” Okayplayer describes. Watch the new video below.
BYU Women’s Conference announced Thursday it will live stream two sessions on LDS.org. Women all over the world can tune in and watch addresses from the Relief Society General Presidency and President Russell M. Nelson with Sister Wendy Watson Nelson.
LDS.org released seven new "How To" videos this week addressing topics about relationships, marriage and depression. In the video below, one man talks about the process of getting out of debt and how he’s made a financial plan based on faith. “I now make money a matter of prayer and that is making a difference,” he says in the video.
The Facebook account of President Russell M. Nelson posted about a recent experience he had speaking with young adults and how he felt impressed to help them understand their divine identity. He encouraged them to “ask your Heavenly Father, in the name of Jesus Christ, how He feels about you and your mission here on earth.”
Elder Gary E. Stevenson’s Facebook account shared an experience in which Elder Stevenson met with government officials in Mexico. He described it as a “unique opportunity to stand as a witness of Christ among our friends of other faiths.”
The Facebook account of Elder Dale G. Renlund shared a personal experience in which he interviewed a young man to have his priesthood and temple blessings restored. “He had a bounce in his step and a radiant light about him. I was so proud of him, and I sensed how proud Heavenly Father was of him too,” he wrote as he encouraged his followers to make and keep priesthood covenants.
Elder Ronald A. Rasband’s Facebook account talked about the way Heavenly Father works with us by “divine design.” “The Lord’s hand is guiding you. By ‘divine design,’ he is in the small details of your life as well as the major milestones,” he wrote.
Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf’s Facebook account urged followers to stay on the path of discipleship despite ridicule, disappointment and unanswered questions. “When anyone tries to make you ashamed for partaking of the love of God, ignore them. Never forget you are a child of God,” he said.Comment on this story
Elder Quentin L. Cook’s Facebook account posted this week about the Atonement of Jesus Christ. “No matter what you may have done or where you came from, don’t think less of yourself. What matters most is how you live your life today,” he said.
The Facebook account of Elder M. Russell Ballard addressed four warnings about avoiding deception in the last days in his post this week. “We must be careful where our footsteps in life take us. We must be watchful and heed the counsel of the Lord and Church leaders,” he cautioned.