Messages from Leaders

  • “Be a Shining Example” (August 2015 Friend)
    Elder Bruce D. Porter shares stories of how his children were examples of faith, kindness, reading the scriptures, and courage.
  • “Be a Shining Light!” (November 2015 Friend)
    During the October 2015 general conference, President Thomas S. Monson taught some ways we can let our light shine and be a good example to those around us.
  • “A Brother’s Example” (December 2005 Friend)
    Elder Gene R. Cook tells about the powerful influence of his older brother’s example in re-activating his entire family.
  • “Faithful Examples” (September 2013 Liahona and Friend)
    Sister Jean A. Stevens shares a story about children in Hong Kong who were examples by paying their tithing.
  • “How can I be a good example?” (July 2009 Friend)
    Elder Cook offers four ways we can be good examples.
  • “How can I be a witness of Jesus Christ?” (December 2012 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder D. Todd Christofferson shares some thoughts on this subject.
  • “How Can I Follow the Savior?” (December 2011 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder Quentin L. Cook shares some ideas about following the Savior.
  • “How to Treat Others” (September 2009 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder Francisco J. Viñas tells how his parents’ example was a great heritage for his family.
  • “How can I learn to be a good example?” (February 2015 Friend)
    Elder Richard G. Scott shares thoughts on the subject.
  • “Letters from Grandma Whittle” (February 2015 Friend and Liahona)
    Read about how Elder Richard G. Scott’s grandmother was a good example to him.
  • “Let Your Light Shine” (January 2018 Liahona and Friend)
    President Thomas S. Monson teaches about letting our light shine.
  • “Moroni and the Mechanic” (January 2018 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder Claudio R. M. Costa shares a story of how his 6-year-old son was a good example by praying after their car broke down. Includes an activity.
  • “Set upon a Hill” (July 2005 Liahona and Friend)
    President Gordon B. Hinckley (1910–2008) teaches that we can be an example to the world if we live the standards of the Church.
  • “A Shining Light” (December 2016 Friend)
    President Thomas S. Monson encourages us to follow the Savior and become a shining light to the world. Includes a scripture matching activity.
  • “Showing Love through Service” (February 2015 Friend)
    President Monson learned to and gave service as a child. Includes activities on how we can give service.
  • “Special Witness: ‘Follow Me’” (February 2004 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin teaches about following the Savior.
  • “Trying to Be Like Jesus” (May 2014 Friend)
    President Eyring teaches of the Savior’s example. Includes a fill-in-the-blank and word search activity.



  • “Be Thou an Example” (November 2010 Friend)
    Decipher this code to find out how you can be an example.
  • Family Home Evening Idea: Being Good Examples
    Read “Set upon a Hill” (July 2009 Liahona and Friend) by President Gordon B. Hinckley (1910–2008) . Why does the temple remind him of a city set on a hill? How can we be like a city set on a hill? When we live righteously, we have the Holy Ghost with us and it shows in the way we act, look, and feel. Discuss ways to be good examples.
  • Family Home Evening Idea: Example
    Read “Treehouse” (August 2003 Friend). Have there ever been times when people around you were being disobedient and it was hard for you to be a good example? Discuss how Jordan reacts and how you could follow his example in similar situations.
  • Family Home Evening Idea: Real Heroes
    Invite a family member to read “Hero” (October 2005 Liahona and Friend). Discuss what it means to be a real hero. Give each family member a bookmark containing “My Gospel Standards” (October 2005 Liahona and Friend). Go through the standards. Would a person with the strength and courage to live those standards be a hero? Resolve to be such a person.
  • “Let Your Light Shine” (October 2007 Friend)
    A hidden word puzzle.
  • “Sharing Time: I Can Share the Gospel Now”(November 2005 Friend)
    Includes a printable box that reminds families how they can be missionaries now.
  • “Sharing Time: Let Your Light Shine” (October 1999 Liahona and Friend)
    Includes a printable puzzle about being a good example.​
  • “You Are Super!” (November 2016 Friend)
    Cut out these reminders and quotes of how you can be super in different ways.

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