DEAR JEFF: Straightforward LDS Temple Prep (99¢ SALE and a FREE PRINT)

DEAR JEFF: Straightforward LDS Temple Prep (99¢ SALE and a FREE PRINT)

Because the temple is a sacred topic, we Mormons often hesitate to discuss it. But sometimes that means we neglect one of the most important parts of the gospel. Just over a year a ...

Chat the Gospel

Chat the Gospel

As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we are becoming comfortable sharing gospel related content online. We are becoming comfortable inviting others to com ...

How to Stream Clean Flicks with VidAngel

How to Stream Clean Flicks with VidAngel

Did you ever hear of ClearPlay? Our family had one, and we loved it. It's a DVD player that allows you to filter all the sex, violence, and profanity out of movies. I'll be honest, ...

Easy and FREE Family Internet Filter (for PC, Mac, Android, iPhone, iPad, and everything else)

Easy and FREE Family Internet Filter (for PC, Mac, Android, iPhone, iPad, and everything else)

THE PROBLEM AND THE SOLUTION You can install an internet filter on your family computer. But that's not going to affect your kid's iPod. Or your exchange student's tablet. Or any o ...

Family Before Phone – Behaviorally-Sound New Years Resolutions

Family Before Phone – Behaviorally-Sound New Years Resolutions

I've read a lot of posts and seen a lot of videos and other things encouraging people to get off their phones and live in the "real world." I even know people who talk about divorc ...

Republic Wireless Review: Cheapest Smartphone Family Plan

Republic Wireless Review: Cheapest Smartphone Family Plan

I originally posted this on my personal blog (http://blog.jwashburn.com ), but I'm cross-posting here because I know many of you will be interested. A couple weeks ago, I signed up ...

Review of the Republic Wireless Beta Phone (Moto Defy XT) & Service

Review of the Republic Wireless Beta Phone (Moto Defy XT) & Service

Republic Wireless is a revolutionary (in the disruptive-innovation sense) new phone carrier. Currently it's shipping the popular Why? They offload as much of your phone calls and d ...

Enhance Your Study of the Scriptures with the Scripture Citation Index

General Conference is our twice-yearly connection with modern revelation and offers us marvelous insights into the gospel. LDS.org has a great interface to access these talks at LDS.org/general-conference but today I want to show a lesser known method for finding General Conference talks to improve scripture study—including talks before 1971. The LDS Scripture Citation Index is a website (and free app) whic ...

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How to Move into a New Area With Confidence

Moving into a new area raises a lot of questions. How many church members live close by? Are the schools decent? Has there been a homicide in the area? Will your next door neighbor have 100 cats? You really don't know until you have lived there for a few years. Why not talk to someone that has lived there for years -- the bishop. By using maps.lds.org you can look up the local ward in the area which always ...

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Announcing Mormon Life Hacker’s New Logo & Design

We've launched a new design and we're really excited about it. When MLH looks and works great, we're more excited to post. And we're really excited and motivated now. Let us know what you think of the new design in the poll below, and articulate your thoughts/feelings in the comments. [poll id="2"] ...

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LDS Bible Maps On Your Smartphone or Tablet [App Review]

Now I'm not a big map guy myself, but I know many of you out there are.  Apparently all the scripture apps do not have the standard maps in them.  At least not that I've been able to find, but that may not be the case (there are a lot of things in there and it is sometimes hard to find the stuff you want).  Well, now there is an app where you can view the bible maps. I was asked to review the new LDS Bible ...

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How to Print a Ward Map & Organize Emergency Prep

Big news! You better sit down for this one...ok...are you ready? LDS Maps just got an upgrade! Ok...ok...so that news isn't too exciting and many of you don't even know what LDS Maps is. If you haven't checked it out then you should do so now. It's a slick tool that allows you to find stake members, meetinghouses, temples, and other Church facilities. It really comes in handy when you travel or move to a ne ...

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Explore Old Jerusalem on Google Maps Sreet View

Many LDS people who've visited the Holy Land will tell you that it deepened their understanding of the the scriptures in a big way. Being able to walk the same places where Old and New Testament figures, including Christ himself, once walked, changes their perspective and appreciation for the culture, languages, traditions, and the events and people of those sacred books of scripture. For those of us who ha ...

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How To Handle Charities Donation Callers

If you're like me, perhaps you just forgot to look at the caller ID on our home phone or answered an 800 number on your mobile, thinking it was no big deal. But then you get blindsided with a request for a donation from the "International Charity for I'm-Talking-Too-Fast-and-Mumbling-So-You'll-Never-Know-What-I-Said." Before you can even ask "what? What organization again?" They tell you how easy it will be ...

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Scripture Study Techniques

About LDS guide, Rachel Woods, presents a great list of different scripture study techniques. Her list runs the gauntlet. She covers: color coding footnote referencing marginal notes spiritual journals post it notes Under each technique she gives a brief description on how to implement it. Check it out today. ...

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Memorize Scriptures With The Scripture Power Memorization App

Great power can come from memorizing scriptures. To memorize a scripture is to forge a new friendship. It is like discovering a new individual who can help in time of need, give inspiration and comfort, and be a source of motivation for needed change. ... A memorized scripture becomes an enduring friend that is not weakened with the passage of time. —Elder Richard G. Scott ("The Power of Scripture," Fall 20 ...

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Optimize Your Computer While You’re at Church… Automatically

In many households there's never a good time to clean up the family computer, because somebody's "always" on it. Except maybe late at night, and then perhaps it's shut down to save power or wear. So if you want to have something run automatically, it's hard to find a time when nobody will be using it. Well, there's a simple solution in most LDS households: during Church. It's as close to a perfect solution ...

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