My 4th Sunday Teachings for our Times lesson this month was to summarize the talks presented at the 2008 General Conference by our newly sustained Prophet, President Thomas S Monson. I found all of the talks at this year’s conference to be uplifting, enriching, energizing and definitely though-provoking. President Monson’s main talk, “Looking Back, Moving Forward” provided an eloquent structure to remind the brethren what a remarkable, service-driven life he has lived while looking ahead to (potentially) some themes that may become hallmarks of his Presidency: faith and family.
Click on the link to view or download the powerpoint file with the lesson (on the notes pages):
Homework this month: Find a talk from the Conference that motivates you and email a link to a less active or lapsed member or friend not of our faith (the Conference talks are on LDS.org as well as youtube). Add 5-10 lines of your personal testimony with the link explaining why you think they might find it interesting to watch. Let them know it won’t take more than 10 minutes of their time. When you’ve done the homework, add a note to the comments and let us know how it went.