Because friendships are so very important to teenagers, it can be particularly challenging to lure a young person to church without the promise of friendship.Adults may be mature enough to accept the lesson Eugene England taught, that divinely appointed church units are redemptive. How can we, as adults, keep our youth active when the things we have to offer them are not the same as what the world offers?

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Most recently, those of us who dared voice our political views opened ourselves up to ridicule and criticism.

The world will inevitably try to shame those who dare speak their mind.

Often youth will bond with one another, forming dear friendships with in their own wards, and snap, out of the blue, their ward gets divided.

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