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How 7 Famous Mormons Share Their Faith on Social Media

From Billboard-charting artists and New York Times best-selling authors to sports legends and political and business giants, there's no doubt Mormons are making an impact on the world.

But how do these Latter-day Saint celebrities use their influence to impact others? 

Many of them have taken the words of prophets and apostles to heart by sharing their faith openly and genuinely on social media. 

As Elder Dallin H. Oaks so humorously remarked, these faithful members are "loos[ing] their thumbs" along with their tongues in sharing what matters most to them.

It doesn't always have to be profoundsometimes the littlest things count the most. Whether it's a missionary homecoming, a memory, a picture of the temple, or a quote from general conference, every way we share our faith matters.

And as we start sharing our testimonies more through social media, we'll better understand what President Dieter F. Uchtdorf meant when he said, “With the blessings of modern technology, we can express gratitude and joy about God’s great plan for His children in a way that can be heard . . . around the world. Sometimes a single phrase of testimony can set events in motion that affect someone’s life for eternity.”

So if you struggle with sharing your faith online, here are a few great examples of how you can be yourself while still infusing faith and goodness in what you post and share.

Donny Osmond

In another Facebook post, Donny Osmond added:

This is one of my favorite weekends of the year. I always come away from #LDSConf with answers to some of my heart's deepest questions and an extra measure of comfort, faith and courage. Join us for LDS General Conference: lds.org.

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Along with the following video, Donny Osmond shared this sweet message:

Last night our youngest son, Josh, opened his mission call from the LDS church. He's going to Rome, Italy!! We are so excited. All five of my sons have served in Europe. In fact, my son, Jeremy went to Italy on his mission back in 2000. When Josh read the letter, the room erupted with pure joy. You've got to see this video.
He's so excited to learn Italian and have these life-changing experiences as an #LDSMissionary in Italy. It's pretty emotional for Debbie and me because, as we've experienced with our other sons, we send our boy into the world, but that boy never returns. A man comes home. We know Josh will love the people of Rome, and they certainly will love him. #LDS #RomeItalyMission