Be an Example

Be an Example

• Put a picture of the temple up in your home
• Share your testimony with your friends
• Keep a copy of the Book of Mormon where friends can see it
• Read the Book of Mormon in public places so people will see it and ask about it
• Keep a Book of Mormon and a Bible in the car, at work, and everywhere else you go
• During the week, informally bear testimony of a gospel principle
• Sit with a nonmember or less active member at church
• Share gospel expressions with your friends
• Dress nicely
• Share your conversion story
• “I like my church because…” (Tie it into a related topic)
• Talk about Jesus Christ and ask questions to find out their beliefs and feelings
• Put a copy of the Book of Mormon on the coffee table (in a strange language to spark attention!)
• Wear your CTR ring and other church items to spark conversation, be ready to explain
• Refuse coffee and tea and then explain why
• Play a song from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for a friend
• Have a positive attitude around friends
• “What did you do this weekend?” Talk about a subject/feeling you had at church
• Mention missionaries in conversations with friends and family
• Give a spiritual/motivational thought at work
• Ask a friend to write down all of their blessings and compare lists
• Show pictures of missionaries to people
• Talk about their heritage and talk about genealogy, help them learn more(www.familysearch.org)
• Be an example of hard work and Excellency in all that you do
• Don’t stop people in your home when they begin looking at church materials
• Use religious words (i.e. “church”, “LDS mission”, “Bible”, “Book of Mormon”, etc)
• Talk about eternal friendship with one of your friends
• Share a child’s missionary stories
• Put yourself in situations to share the gospel (scriptures laying out, etc)
• Write a letter with church based stationary
• Share the history of the church (Legacy)
• Informal teaching
• Have a proclamation where people can see it (The Living Christ, Family)
• Share a scripture you read in the morning like you would a movie line (just relate it to something that happened)
• Attend English class and make friends
• Ask a friend about his/her beliefs
• Carry a picture of your family and the temple close together and show it often
• Ask to see pictures of a fellow worker’s family
• Tell someone a Mormon joke and explain it
• Make a transition in a conversation from family to church
• Talk about your own LDS mission (if applicable)
• Ask someone if they’ve seen the temple
• Listen to church music when others are around
• Read from the Book of Mormon during your lunch break
• Sing a hymn for a nonmember
• Give applicable Book of Mormon names to pets and animals
• Talk to someone on the Metro/Bus
• Share a rainy day scripture to someone who’s having a rainy day.