Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women general president; and Brother Stephen W. Owen, Young Men general president hosted the fifth #LDSface2face social media forum Wednesday, January 20, 2016.
Elder Rasband invited youth to participate in the live event:
Youth submitted questions before and during the event using #LDSface2face:
#LDSFace2Face How do I dedicate myself to serving God, while balancing other time commitments such as school, work, family, and more?— Escaping Reality – (@1BookataTime) January 17, 2016
How do you keep your personal prayers from getting too repetitive but still include everything you're thankful for? #ldsface2face— Baylynn (@babelynnn) January 20, 2016
Any advice for getting through a hard time at school? #ldsface2face— Olivia Stephens (@olivste1) January 20, 2016
#ldsface2face How can I become more motivated to do my scripture reading?— Kayla Edwards (@kkaylae) January 21, 2016
Youth attended the event at the Church History Museum and people of all ages watched the live event from various places around the world:
Many people shared their feelings about the event on social media:
After 6 pages of notes and lots of tears, the #LDSface2face was the best part of my week. I love the Lord and this wonderful church😍😍😍— Quianna (@QuiQui_Faamoe) January 21, 2016
I LOVED #ldsface2face tonight! Thanks so much Elder Rasband, Sis.Oscarson and Bro.Owen for your inspired responses to the youth's questions!— Logan MacKay (@Slogan_MacKay) January 21, 2016
I learned so much in the #LDSface2face !! Thank you to all for the excellent questions and to the general authorities for the answers!!— Brock Bleak (@h_bleak) January 21, 2016
Elder Rasband, Sister Oscarson and Brother Owen answered youth’s questions directly on social media after the event:
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