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How to Support Our Future Leaders: The Youth

When Mormon was 15 years old, he “was visited of the Lord, and tasted and knew of the goodness of Jesus”. Joseph Smith was 14 years old when he received the First Vision. He was tutored and taught during his youth in preparation for the Restoration of the gospel. Today the Lord calls young people to serve…He has placed great trust in young people in the past, and He continues to place great trust in them today.

Understanding and Teaching Youth | Teaching, No Greater Call: A Resource Guide for Gospel 

As the rising generation begins to come forward, we see in them the spirits that Heavenly Father saved for the final days.

Strong spirits. Influential spirits. Perceptive spirits ready to answer the call to unleash their potential of unimaginable proportions.

They are preparing for their time to lead.

And they are waiting for us to guide them.

This can seem an intimidating responsibility. For many adults, it’s a struggle to even begin to comprehend what the youth need to succeed. Times have changed and the world has changed, so we have to pivot our way of thinking in order to support the youth of this world. 

We’ve got you covered.

We found some Our Turtle House episodes that we feel might be helpful in your quest to support the youth. Click on the following images to watch or listen to the following episodes on your Our Turtle House App today!

What are some things we can do to help make sure our children are set up for their best opportunities for success?. Carmen Herbert and Jessie Funk talk about supporting the leaders of tomorrow through the mental health and emotional challenges they're experiencing today. (Support the Leaders of the Future, Jessie Funk, Doing Good Podcast)
Have you ever felt like you were “too young” to accomplish important things? In today’s Armor Up! John talks about how some of the gospel’s (and history’s) most important accomplishments have all been made possible by youth. (Led By The Youth, John Bytheway, Armor Up: Daily Devotional)
Don’t be an optimist or a pessimistic person! In this episode of Armor Up! Meg Johnson talks about how we can experience a more positive life as we “adjust our sails.” (The Leader Adjusts the Sails, Meg Johnson, Armor Up: Daily Devotional)

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