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This week on social: Testimonies and how to nourish them

Church leaders share personal testimonies and invite others to do the same

President Russell M. Nelson in a social post on Aug. 10, 2022, asked “How are you taking charge of your testimony?”

President Russel M. Nelson of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints tweeted on Aug. 10, 2022.

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On social media during the week of Aug. 7, Church leaders shared their testimonies and encouraged others to share how they are strengthening personal testimonies.

On Aug. 10, President Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, tweeted: “Recently, I invited you to ‘take charge of your own testimony.’ Please share with me what steps you are taking to accomplish this. I can’t wait to be inspired by you!”

Sister J. Anette Dennis, first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, shared a Facebook video introducing herself on Aug. 10. She said: “I look forward to learning from all of you as we unite as sisters in Christ. May we each follow our Savior’s example of reaching out in love and understanding to those who may not feel that they belong, for whatever reason.”

Sister Michelle D. Craig, first counselor in the Young Women general presidency, posted a video on Facebook on Aug. 11 alongside Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon and her second counselor, Sister Rebecca L. Craven. The women discussed how frequently Young Women presidencies should meet, as well as tips on going about these meetings.

On Aug. 12, Relief Society General President Camille N. Johnson posted on Facebook about her new counselors, Sister Dennis and Sister Kristin M. Yee. She introduced them and shared how they are examples to her. The new presidency began their service Aug. 1.

President Johnson said: “I am thrilled to serve with these women, whom I love. I hope you will welcome them to social media. I know you will learn from and be inspired by them as I have.”

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