A number of resources are available to help parents and leaders understand more about the teacher and priest activity program: The resources below, taken from the Youth Activities website, can help youth and adult leaders find activities to help young men develop spiritually, socially, physically, and intellectually.
Leaders can easily adapt these activities to meet the needs of young men.
Read the full training from the Young Men General Presidency.
The teacher and priest activity program replaces the Boy Scouts of America Varsity and Venture programs within the Church.
According to the dictionary, "cult" can also mean a group that pays special devotion to some individual.
For example, in the Compact Oxford English Dictionary, the first definition given is "a system of religious worship directed towards a particular figure or object." Yes, I suppose that definition fits us as well, with the particular figure or object of our worship being the Lord Jesus Christ. (And yes, you bet we believe in the grace and Atonement of Jesus Christ -- it's our only hope.) But recently, contrary to its original generic meaning, the word "cult" in popular use carries frightening overtones.
This page explores scare tactics and the arguments made on doctrinal issues (e.g., the doctrine of the Trinity, etc.) by those who rail against the "Mormon Cult." This is one of several pages in a suite of "Frequently Asked Questions about Latter-day Saint Beliefs." This work is solely the responsibility of Jeff Lindsay. But these definitions don't spook people enough to be used by our critics.
While Joseph Smith was restoring the gospel of Jesus Christ, he was faced with trial after trial. forces, he learns valuable information that could save thousands of lives.
This movie is great for acquainting viewers with the struggles that our beloved prophet suffered through to reestablish the gospel we cherish today. soldier is drafted into WWII and forced to invade the towns of the people that he knows and loves. This movie does have war violence and mild profanity.
As we apply these principles in our Young Men activities, we will strengthen the young men of the Church.
We invite you to study these principles by clicking the link below and to seek guidance in incorporating these principles into your activities.