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Krista Cook

Updated Articles and Resources

By Krista Cook

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Understand Agency: Our Freedom to Choose Created: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014
      Our ability to make choices on this earth was determined in the premortal life. In mortality, we are here to prove we can make righteous choices.
    • Basic LDS Beliefs: What Do We Believe? Created: Thursday, July 11, 2013 Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014
      LDS (Mormon) beliefs are listed in the Articles of Faith. Explore this modern explanation of this classic list of beliefs.
    • The Primary Program Created: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014
      The Primary Program of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS/Mormon) is a gospel instruction program designed especially for children.
    • The Primary Way Children Learn the Gospel Created: Friday, September 13, 2013 Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014
      Children learn the gospel of Jesus Christ in the home. At church, the Primary program reinforces this learning.
    • Exclude Bed Bugs From Your Mission Experience Created: Thursday, September 05, 2013 Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014
      Since missionaries travel a great deal and visit many many homes, they are likely to encounter bed bugs. Follow these guidelines to minimize the risk.
    • The Ins and Outs of Demonic Possession Created: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
      Satan and the evil spirits who follow him can possess people. They can be expelled by Melchizedek priesthood holders using their power and authority.
    • The Mormon Take on Ghosts and Hauntings Created: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
      Mormons know that ghosts and hauntings are caused by evil spirits under Satan's control. They can be expelled by a Melchizedek priesthood holder.
    • Put Youth to Use as Digital Stripling Warriors! Created: Monday, August 11, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014
      LDS adults are reluctant technology users. We need to use youth as a digital army in order to fully utilize the LDS.org tools for stakes and wards.
    • How to Use the Terms Mormon and LDS Correctly Created: Saturday, August 09, 2014 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      Learn the Church's official name and why nicknames like Mormon and LDS are used to refer to the Church and this religious movement.
    • Do You Need Help Repenting? Created: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
      Unresolved sins can makes you spiritually sick. Recognize the symptoms and take steps to repent. It will lift the spiritual burden you struggle under.
    • Discover God's Divine Laws of Health Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
      Heavenly Father has revealed principles for healthy living. Known as the Word of Wisdom, it specifies prohibited and recommended foods and practices.
    • Mormons Have No Worries About Leadership Succession Created: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
      Leadership succession in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) is now a well defined, automatic, divinely established process.
    • LDS Prophets and Dementia: Should I Be Worried? Created: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
      Since top LDS (Mormon) leaders serve for life, their capacities will inevitably decline. Protections exist to compensate for this inevitability.
    • How to Understand and Use the LDS Scripture Citation Index Created: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014
      The LDS Scripture Citation Index allows you to search teachings by going beyond title, author and subject by including scripture as a search tool.
    • How Can I Find LDS News? Created: Saturday, August 24, 2013 Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014
      News about the LDS (Mormon) Church is easy to find if you access a few basic sources, preferable through a feed reader/news aggregator.
    • Digital Month: How Can I Find LDS News? Created: Saturday, August 24, 2013 Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014
      If you take a few simple steps with a few simple tools, you can make LDS news find you instead of you having to look for it!
    • Implementing LDS.org Tools for Stakes, Wards and Branches Created: Monday, August 19, 2013 Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014
      The LDS.org digital tools need to be carefully implemented if they are to be successful. Use these final suggestions to ensure success.
    • Moving Lesson Schedules Online! Created: Monday, August 19, 2013 Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014
      Units in the LDS (Mormon) Church now have the ability to move their lesson schedules online using the digital tools available on LDS.org.
    • Utilize The Ward/Stake Newsletter Created: Monday, August 12, 2013 Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014
      The Newsletter tool available to units on LDS.org can be used to convey news of any sort. It functions like a running blog, divided by categories.
    • Digital Calendaring on lds.org Tools Created: Friday, August 09, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      The LDS (Mormon) Church makes digital calendaring possible on LDS.org tools. Learn the basics for making church calendaring much easier.
    • Directing the Directory on LDS.org Tools Created: Tuesday, August 06, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      The Directory is a master list of all members in a local unit and their contact information. It can be updated by leaders or by members themselves.
    • Establishing Information Policy for LDS.org Tools Created: Saturday, August 03, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      The Church provides digital tools to help each unit (stake,ward/branch) function better. They include the directory, calendars, newsletters, maps and lesson schedules. To implement these tools you need to establish information policy. In other words, you need to establish some basic rules you will function under.
    • Create and Share Via Create.lds.org Created: Thursday, August 01, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      People can create and submit their artistic media to the LDS (Mormon) Church. Creators retain legal ownership of their works while making it available.
    • LDS Account: The Gateway to All Things Digital Created: Thursday, July 11, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      An LDS Account is the universal gateway to all the personalized and interactive features the LDS (Mormon) Church offers on its official website.
    • LDSTech for Normal Intelligent People Created: Thursday, July 11, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      LDSTech is an official LDS Church (Mormon) website created so members can find answers to digital issues and contribute volunteer technological assistance on the Church's digital tools.
    • 2013 LDS Scripture Edition Created: Thursday, July 11, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      The 2013 LDS edition of the scriptures contains the KJV of the Bible and the other books accepted as scripture correlated and with reference helps.
    • The LDS Church and the Boy Scouts of America Created: Thursday, July 18, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      The LDS (Mormon) Church and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) have been formal partners since 1913. Scouting operates inside the Church.
    • How Do Mormons Feel About Tattoos? Created: Thursday, July 11, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Other faiths may allow tattooing or take no official position. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS/Mormon) strongly discourages it.
    • Tattoos: The LDS Perspective Created: Monday, July 15, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      If you are currently a member LDS (Mormon), do not get a tattoo. If you already have one, then consider getting it removed.
    • Are You Hastening or Hindering the Work? Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Members hinder the Lord's work when they do not embrace authorized changes from inspired leaders or make unauthorized changes to the work themselves.
    • Top 5 Sites for Quick Answers and Facts About Mormons Created: Friday, March 14, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Good Information about the LDS (Mormon) Church, is hard to come by. These five sites can supply you with quick facts and information you can rely on.
    • A Checklist for Modern Pioneers Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Identifying the principles and practices of early Mormon pioneers help us to apply them to our modern day challenges and become modern pioneers.

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