The gospel is preached to the dead.
When the Saints in Asia Minor were going through many trials, the Apostle Peter wrote and assured them that Jesus Christ was the Savior and judge of the living and the dead.
Doctrine or Principle
The gospel is preached to those who have died so they may have the same opportunity as those who heard the gospel message in mortality.
Seek opportunities to do family history research about your ancestors and to participate in temple ordinances in their behalf.