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Resources for a Talk on Agency

"Agency and Accountability" - For the Strength of Youth

Agency and Accountability - Mormonads

"Agency and Inspiration" Youth article by Elder Bruce R. McConkie, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Do As I'm Doing - Story on Agency

"Special Witness: How Can I Make the Right Decisions When Bad Things Are All Around" Article by Elder Richard G. Scott


Resources for a Talk on the Atonement

"The Atonement of Jesus Christ" - Lesson 22: Primary 3 Manual

"The Bridge"

Big boy taking whipping for smaller boy in schoolroom (told by Pres. Hinckley & Faust)

The Parable of the Forgiving Landlord

"The Room"

"Seminary Donuts"  

Why Is the Savior's Atonement Important? - Dallin H. Oaks


Resources for a Talk on Baptism

Analogy used at a Stake Baptism

Baptism (True to the Faith Manual at lds.org)

Baptism (lds.org - Stories / Activities / Media)

"Baptism and the name of Christ"    (FHE lesson from Resource Book)

Ideas for Baptism (for children 8 years old)    (link to theideadoor.com)

Ideas for Baptisms (for 8-year-olds) (link to Sugardoodle.net)

"Baptism" talk (link to the Strong Armor blogspot.com)

"Understanding Baptism" - June 2013 Friend Magazine

"Washed Clean" - President Boyd K. Packer - April 1999 Friend Magazine


Resources for a Talk on the Book of Mormon

Lesson Ideas for Children, Youth, and Adults on Book of Mormon

Resources for teaching Children about the Book of Mormon


Resources for a Talk on Family History

A Century of Genealogy

Grandpa's Goodhue's Hand-Me-Down Smile


Resources for a Talk on Forgiveness

Be More Forgiving - Story

Peace in Forgiving - Story

The Shiny Bicycle - Video about Forgiveness


Resources for a Talk on the New Children and Youth Program

Children and Youth - ChurchofJesusChrist.org

Personal Development - Children's Guidebook

Personal Development - Youth Guidebook

Additional Resources for a talk on Family History


Resources for a Talk on Repentance

Story of a Girl and Her Splinter


Resources for a Talk on Sacrament

Jesus Taught about the Sacrament - Story of the Last Supper

The Importance of Taking the Sacrament - Ideas for Teaching

What Should I Think About When I Take the Sacrament?


Resources for a Talk on a Testimony

Growing a Testimony - Marcus B. Nash

The Beginning of a Testimony - Steven E. Snow

The Most Powerful Motivating Force - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Three Ways to Build a Strong Testimony - Thomas S. Monson


Resources for a Talk on Trials

Grandma's Cake - Parable about Trials


Resources for a Talk on Obedience

The Parable of the 2 Geese and a Tortoise


Resources for a Talk on Tithing

A Dime from a Dollar - Story of Tithing

Blessings of Tithing - Henry B. Eyring

Just One Coin - Story and Activity on Tithing

Tithing Shoes - Story of Tithing

Video - Jesus Teaches about the Widow's Mite

Where Does Tithing Go? - Simple Explanation


Resources for a Talk on Word of Wisdom

Addiction or Freedom - Russell M. Nelson

Story of Joseph Smith's Leg Operation

Doctrine and Covenants Stories - The Word of Wisdom

Martin's Choice - Story of Living the Word of Wisdom

Trouble in a Teapot - Amy's Story


Resources for a Talk on the Godhead

Description of the Godhead

Five Principles about the Godhead

Joseph Smith Saw Two Personages - Story

The Godhead - Gordon B. Hinckley


Poems

Poem on Repentance and Forgiveness


Poem on Prophets


Poem on Kindness


Poem on Sacrament


Poem on Family History


Poem on the Holy Ghost


Find More Poems from the Friend Magazine


Resources for Various Prophets and Scripture Heros

Abraham

Alma the Younger

Ammon

Captain Moroni

Daniel (And the Lions Den)

David and Goliath

Elijah

Enoch

Esther

Isaac

Jacob (Israel)

Jesus Christ

John the Baptist

Jonah

Joseph of Egypt

Joseph Smith

Joshua

Lehi

Mormon

Moroni (the Prophet)

Moses

Nephi

Noah

Peter

Rebekah

Samuel

Samuel the Lamanite

Sarah

Stripling Warriors


Videos and Other Media

Children's Bible Videos

Prophet Videos

Meet the Apostles

Bible Videos

One in a Million Videos