Stories

  • “A Brother’s Example” (December 2005 Friend)
    Elder Gene R. Cook of the Seventy tells about the powerful influence of his older brother’s example in re-activating his entire family.
  • “A Friendly Experiment” (July 2006 Friend)
    Children try an experiment to be good examples and it makes their family happier.
  • “A Golden Example” (November 2011 Friend)
    Esther G., from England, is an example of courage and diligence.
  • “Being Brave” (January 2006 Liahona and Friend)
    A girl stands up for a boy who is being bullied.
  • “Daniel’s Example of Prayer” (March 2011 Liahona and Friend)
    Daniel shows his grandparents the importance of prayer. Includes a simple activity.
  • “Drive-Thru Decision” (May 2012 Friend)
    Jacob is a good example to his mother when she is tempted to buy lunch on the Sabbath.
  • “Faithful Examples” (September 2013 Liahona and Friend)
    Sister Jean A. Stevens shares a story about children in Hong Kong who were examples by paying their tithing.
  • “Following Jesus: Be a Good Example” (March 2014 Friend)
    Jesus taught his followers that they should be a good example. Includes two stories from children on how they were good examples.
  • “He Told Me, ‘No Way’” (July 2010 Liahona and Friend)
    Chase is an example to his friend when he refuses to try beer.
  • “How can I be a good example?” (July 2009 Friend)
    Elder Cook offers four ways we can be good examples.
  • “How can I be a witness of Jesus Christ?” (December 2012 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares some thoughts on this subject.
  • “How Can I Follow the Savior?” (December 2011 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder Quentin L. Cook shares some ideas about following the Savior.
  • “How to Treat Others” (September 2009 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder Francisco J. Viñas of the Seventy tells how his parents’ example was a great heritage for his family.
  • “I Can Follow Jesus Christ’s Example” (July 2010 Liahona and Friend)
    Includes an activity where children write how they will become more like Christ.
  • “Jana’s Good Example” (February 2011 Friend)
    A new girl in Primary shows her classmates how to be reverent and respectful at Church.
  • “Katie Finds a Way” (March 2014 Friend)
    A girl is a good example by attending church even though the rest of her family doesn’t.
  • “Little Brother, Big Example” (May 2012 Friend)
    Sammy is a good example for his older brother Benjamin when he decides to help children affected by a disaster.
  • “Missing Michael” (October 2007 Liahona and Friend)
    A young girl helps her inactive brother come back to Church.
  • “Our Page” (June 2010 Liahona)
    Children from different countries share stories about how they have been good examples.
  • “Our Page” (August 2010 Liahona)
    Children from different countries share stories about how they have been good examples.
  • “Our Page” (September 2010 Liahona)
    Children from different countries share stories about how they have been good examples.
  • “Pop Quiz Champion” (March 2014 Friend) - English only
    Niles is a good example by trying to do what the teacher asked when everyone else isn’t paying attention.
  • “Set upon a Hill” (July 2005 Liahona and Friend)
    President Gordon B. Hinckley (1910–2008) teaches that we can be an example to the world if we live the standards of the Church.
  • “Special Witness: ‘Follow Me’” (February 2004 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin teaches about following the Savior.
  • “Take the Lead!” (September 2012 Friend)
    Learn how children can lead in testimony, courage, kindness, caring, and example. Includes reminder cards to take the lead.
  • Those Words” (December 2011 Liahona and Friend)
    Shelby’s friends learn to respect her for not using or wanting to hear bad language.
  • “A True Friend” (June 2012 Liahona and Friend)
    Melanie chooses to be a good example by encouraging her friend not to smoke.
  • “Trying to be Like Jesus: My Decision to be Baptized” (April 2006 Liahona and Friend)
    José tells of many ways he is trying to be a good example.

Activities

  • “Be Thou an Example” (November 2010 Friend)
    Decipher this code to find out how you can be an example
  • Coloring Page: “Jesus Christ is the perfect example for me.” (April 2011 Friend)
  • Coloring Page: “Jesus Christ is the perfect example to me.” (April 2012 Friend)
  • Family Home Evening Idea: Being Good Examples
    Read “Set upon a Hill” (July 2009 Liahona and Friend) by President Gordon B. Hinckley (1910–2008) . Why does the temple remind him of a city set on a hill? How can we be like a city set on a hill? When we live righteously, we have the Holy Ghost with us and it shows in the way we act, look, and feel. Discuss ways to be good examples.
  • Family Home Evening Idea: Example
    Read “Treehouse” (August 2003 Friend). Have there ever been times when people around you were being disobedient and it was hard for you to be a good example? Discuss how Jordan reacts and how you could follow his example in similar situations.
  • Family Home Evening Idea: Real Heroes
    Invite a family member to read “Hero” (October 2005 Liahona and Friend). Discuss what it means to be a real hero. Give each family member a bookmark containing “My Gospel Standards” (October 2005 Liahona and Friend). Go through the standards. Would a person with the strength and courage to live those standards be a hero? Resolve to be such a person.
  • “Let Your Light Shine” (October 2007 Friend)
    A hidden word puzzle.
  • “Sharing Time: I Can Share the Gospel Now” (November 2005 Friend)
    Includes a printable box that reminds families how they can be missionaries now.
  • “Sharing Time: Let Your Light Shine” (October 1999 Liahona and Friend)
    Includes a printable puzzle about being a good example.

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