"This is a hinge point in the history of the Church, and your part is vital." | President Nelson's Message to Us

"It is your personal preparation that will help April’s general conference become for you not only memorable but unforgettable. The time to act is now. This is a hinge point in the history of the Church, and your part is vital." - President Russel M. Nelson (January 1, 2020).


As we get closer and closer to April's General Conference, President Nelson has continually been urging members to study the life of Joseph Smith, the Restoration, and the Book of Mormon. Calling April's conference a "hinge point in the history of the Church" should give members the impression of how important preparation is going to be. 


But what is a "hinge point?"


According to futurelearn.com, "a hinge-point s a diagnostic question that you ask your students when you reach the hinge, responses to which give you evidence about what you and your students need to do next."


Without a doubt, April General Conference will be unforgettable, and it sounds like we as members could possibly be seeing more of the restoration unfold in the next six months than we realize. President Nelson is urging us to prepare, so that he can give us further instruction and guidance from Heavenly Father and how we can continue to further the work in spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. 


Are you excited for General Conference this year? What are you doing in order to prepare for it?


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