They Spoke to Us: Making Conference Part of Our Lives


As you make the April 2005 general conference a part of your own and your family’s life, you might consider using the following for personal study and family home evening. Or you may wish to create your own questions, activities, and discussion ideas. (Numbers refer to the beginning page number of the talks.)

  1. 1.

    In how many languages has the Book of Mormon been translated? How many temples will be in use by the end of this year? (4)

  2. 2.

    This year we celebrate the 175th anniversary of an important event and the 200th anniversary of a prophet’s birth. What was the event, and who was the prophet? (43)

  3. 3.

    What does the Lord think about poker, lotteries, slot machines, and other forms of gambling? (58)

  4. 4.

    We are told to “stand in holy places.” Where are they? How are they made holy? What can you do to ensure that they always remain holy? (62)

  5. 5.

    What can you do now to become a “more hardworking, testimony-enriched” missionary? (69)

  6. 6.

    What are seven “great things which God has revealed” through the Prophet Joseph Smith that distinguish our Church from all other churches? What additional truths would you add? (80)

  7. 7.

    What are the four suggested ways to help in overcoming pornography? (87)

  8. 8.

    Do you ever feel depressed? Find out what Moroni did when he was faced with discouragement in “a lonely and hostile world.” (104)

Photography of sacrament by Craig Dimond; photograph of Melbourne Australia Temple by Michael Milner; photograph of Guayaquil Ecuador Temple by Eduardo Ledeno Perez

Brother Joseph, by David Lindsley, may not be copied