Episode 10 | Wed 7 Mar 2018 | Make your contribution
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The new titles for beloved Church leaders feels weird — Our host shares his theory for why he cries so easily by relating the moment he opened the white envelope containing the letter revealing his full-time missionary assignment — You can catch up on past sessions from RootsTech at rootstech.org — While Rootstech is in session, you can watch selected sessions streaming live over the Internet for free
RootsTech is the largest family history conference in the world — Our host shares his impressions of two classic discourses on LDS singles life from President Oakes — Fallout in LDS singles culture from President Oakes’s discourses on dating versus hanging out and timing — Many general authorities have declared our 20s is the time for marriage and starting families — Never give up doing the right things for you regardless of how long it takes you to secure your blessings — There is always hope because there is always Christ — Our host shares his call to repentance regarding journal writing — We should write in our journal not only the story of our own lives but those we know of our ancestors as well — We have so much technology available to us that we have no excuse for not recording our family stories in some way — Nephi inspired millions with his account of his righteousness while he was single, so we also can have that same effect as singles — We can ignite faith in future generations when we leave them our stories and testimony
The Old Testament prophecy about turning the hearts of the children to the fathers is about stories as well as temple ordinances — Our host tells the story of Lyman Curtis, a pioneer ancestor who didn’t record his life for his descendants, and describes the effect that failure to record has on future generations — Future generations will never know your contribution unless it is recorded and passed to them — Singles can spend so much time wondering how their life will work out that they forget to live life — One way to do that is by discovering, gathering, and sharing the stories of our ancestors for future generations — Our host shares a story about his paternal grandfather that has inspired him in his life — If you think you don’t have inspirational stories about you’re ancestors, you just don’t know the stories — We singles have an important part to play in discovering, gathering, and sharing these stories for future generations — Our host discusses the two great family history myths: Family history is just for old people, and people with pioneer ancestry have all their work done — We all have work to do
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