“The days of the pioneers are not past. There are modern pioneers whose achievements are an inspiration to all of us.” Elder Dallin H. Oaks. Are you ready to find out if you’re a modern pioneer? Earn one point for every question you answer with a YES, and an additional point for each bonus question. Get ready…here we go!
1) Have you ever invited someone to an activity by text or social media?
2) Have you downloaded any of the mobile apps offered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or FamilySearch? BONUS: If so, do you use them?
3) Do you share content from LDS MEDIA on your own social pages?
4) Do you follow #ThomasSMonson? BONUS: Have you ever favorited or retweeted one of the messages by President Monson?
5) Do you follow any of the apostles or auxiliary leaders on social media?
6) Are you a well balanced pioneer who turns off their phone during dinner, Church meetings, and family home evening?
7) Have you ever used the hashtag #ShareGoodness?
8) Have you ever sent an uplifting message to someone, simply to let them know you’re thinking of them?
9) Have you ever watched one of the many General Conference highlight clips?
10) Have you written a review on google of your ward building?
11) Are there any hymns downloaded to your music library right now?
12) Have you added a story or photo of a loved one to their FamilySearch profile?
13) Do you virtually stand in holy places?
14) Do you use any form of technology to maintain a personal journal?
15) Would you be comfortable with someone seeing the contents of your computer or phone?
0-3: STUDENT – It’s as good a time as any to make some changes. Select one to start, and then another, and then another. Begin your journey today!
4-7: MAKING STRIDES – You’re off to a good start. Continue to strengthen this foundation by setting obtainable goals.
8-11: VERY STRONG – You’re already on a wonderful path! Continue to practice these steps to build on that strength each day.
12 and up: GOLD STAR! – You are truly exceptional and in a position to teach and strengthen others. It’s likely you have ideas that were not listed on this quiz. We hope you’ll join the conversation and share your own tips under the comment section.
“Can we somehow muster the courage and steadfastness of purpose that characterized the pioneers of a former generation? Can you and I, in actual fact, be pioneers? I know we can be. Oh, how the world needs pioneers today!” -President Thomas S. Monson.
SPECIAL BONUS: If you have taken the time to evaluate your own standing with this quiz, then you are to be congratulated. Officially consider yourself a Modern Pioneer!