Fun Stop
August 2022

“Fun Stop,” For the Strength of Youth, Aug. 2022.

Fun Stop

Fun Stop

General Conference Match-Up

General conference is just around the corner. Care to test your memory of recent conference talks? Match up the quote with the speaker. These are all from the 2021 general conferences.

  1. President Russell M. Nelson

  2. President Dallin H. Oaks

  3. President Henry B. Eyring

  4. President M. Russell Ballard

  5. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

  6. Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf

  7. Elder David A. Bednar

  8. Elder Quentin L. Cook

  9. Elder D. Todd Christofferson

  10. Elder Neil L. Andersen

  11. Elder Ronald A. Rasband

  12. Elder Gary E. Stevenson

  13. Elder Dale G. Renlund

  14. Elder Gerrit W. Gong

  15. Elder Ulisses Soares

  1. “As a rule, I am an upbeat, cheerful kind of fellow, and there is so much that is good and beautiful in our world.”

  2. “Let us heed the prophet’s call to stay on the covenant path.”

  3. “As covenant children of God, we love, honor, nurture, safeguard, and welcome those spirits who are coming from the premortal world.”

  4. “Please believe me when I say that when your spiritual foundation is built solidly upon Jesus Christ, you have no need to fear.”

  5. “Many people within our circle of influence are seeking comfort, attention, inclusion, and any help that we can offer them.”

  6. “Today, let me share a discovery that happened because of a sample group of rabbits.”

  7. “Dear brothers and sisters, although he passed away 20 years ago, there are times I miss my father. Easter promises I will see him again.”

  8. “What has Jesus Christ done for each of us? He has done everything that is essential for our journey through mortality toward the destiny outlined in the plan of our Heavenly Father.”

  9. Personal peace can be achieved despite the anger, contention, and division that blight and corrupt our world today. It has never been more important to seek personal peace.”

  10. “I thought for a moment she was an angel because she knew my name. I had not realized that a small card with my name on it had been placed on the lapel of my suit coat.”

  11. “We need an ongoing, daily infusion of heavenly light. We need ‘times of refreshing.’ Times of personal restoration.”

  12. “I pray that the Holy Ghost will enlighten and edify all of us as we consider together the marvelous work of salvation and exaltation in the dispensation of the fulness of times.”

  13. “All unfairness—especially infuriating unfairness—will be consecrated for your gain.”

  14. “What things can you do within your own life to show that you love the Lord first?”

  15. “What things do you ponder? What things really matter to you? What are the things of your soul?”

How to Draw a Sheep

The scriptures are full of examples of Jesus Christ being our Shepherd (see Psalm 23:1). Now you can practice learning how to draw sheep.

Send Us Your Scripture Poetry

Poetry exists all through the scriptures, including in Job, Psalms, and Proverbs, which you’ll be studying this month in Come, Follow Me. Well, who said the Old Testament authors get to have all the fun?

Send us your own scripture poetry! Poems that rhyme, poems that don’t rhyme, poems that should be shouted from a hilltop, whatever you want to create—as long as they’re about the scriptures or how the scriptures bless your life.

Email your poems to ftsoy@ChurchofJesusChrist.org by September 1, 2022, and we’ll feature as many as we can in an upcoming issue or online.


father and daughter baking cookies

I put in extra salt because we read in the scriptures that the salt had lost its savor.

Summer Bird

mother calling to family

Dinner in 20 minutes, and the only one ready is the dog!

Ryan Stoker


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