“April 2014 Conference Notebook,”
Ensign, September 2014, 8–9 April 2014 Conference Notebook
“What I the Lord have spoken, I have spoken; … whether by mine own voice or by the voice of my servants, it is the same” (
As you review the April 2014 general conference, you can use these pages (and Conference Notebooks in future issues) to help you study and apply the recent teachings of the living prophets and apostles and other Church leaders.
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“How do we protect our children and youth? … The greatest filter in the world, the only one that will ultimately work, is the personal internal filter that comes from a deep and abiding testimony of our Heavenly Father’s love and our Savior’s atoning sacrifice for each one of us. …
“… I must testify of the blessings of daily scripture study and prayer and weekly family home evening. These are the very practices that help take away stress, give direction to our lives, and add protection to our homes.”
Linda S. Reeves, second counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, “Protection from Pornography—a Christ-Focused Home,”
Ensign, May 2014, 16–17.
Each conference, prophets and apostles give inspired answers to questions Church members may have. Use your May 2014 issue or visit
conference.lds.org to find answers to these questions:
How can I defend my beliefs with courtesy and compassion? Find out at
lds.org/go/hollandE914 or see Jeffrey R. Holland, “The Cost—and Blessings—of Discipleship,” 6.
How can the Atonement of Jesus Christ help us become a powerful source for sharing truth? Find out at
lds.org/go/scottE914 or see Richard G. Scott, “I Have Given You an Example,” 32.
“This simple exercise assisted Lesa and me in fulfilling our role to help each member of our family along the covenant path, with an action plan for each of them.” —Bishop Gary E. Stevenson, Presiding Bishop, “Your Four Minutes,” 86.
Make two columns on a piece of paper: “Name” and “Plan for next or needful ordinance.”
List each family member who needs to be baptized, be ordained to the priesthood, receive the temple endowment, or be sealed.
Have family discussions, present family home evening lessons, or make other preparations for receiving essential ordinances in your family.