Teaching in the Savior's Way

Week 5 - Final Reminder to Read the Booklet

Reading Assignment

President Shanklin has instructed the stake council to read the new teaching booklet "Teaching in the Savior's Way" prior to our next stake council meeting on the 22nd of June. The purpose of this message is to encourage reading and pondering of this new material that we can effectively counsel together to improve gospel teaching and learning in the units and homes of the Springfield South Stake.

Reading this Week

Part 3 - Teach the Doctrine

Boyd K. Packer: "True doctrine, understood, changes attitudes and behavior. The study of the doctrines of the gospel will improve behavior quicker than a study of behavior will improve behavior. Preoccupation with unworthy behavior can lead to unworthy behavior. That is why we stress so forcefully the study of the doctrines of the gospel."

How can I help class members understand the principles in the context of the plan of salvation?

What can I do to help class members learn how to find gospel truths in the scriptures?

How can I use music, stories, or art to enhance the learning experience for class members in upcoming lessons?

David A. Bednar: “I believe this generation of youth is more immersed in the scriptures, more deeply acquainted with the words of the prophets, and more prone to turn to the revelations for answers than any previous generation.”

Boyd K. Packer: "The ultimate end of all activity in the Church is to see a husband and his wife and their children happy at home, protected by the principles and laws of the gospel, sealed safely in the covenants of the everlasting priesthood."