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Dear Gramps,

I teach the youth at seminary. Electronic Communication Devices are becoming a concern. Have the Brethren given any counsel on the uses of ECD in the classroom? I see them as a temptation to distract them rather than a blessing.  What advice would I give parents and youth about using their ECD?

Val

Val,

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Electronic devices can sure be wonderful, can’t they? You can store all kinds of information on them and it’s all easily available.

Mormon-Electronic ScripturesTo my knowledge, the Brethren have never made a statement for or against the use of such devices for the youth. However, my own bishop in my ward did make his own rule for the youth.

He said: “Until the missionaries can carry, use and teach out of electronic scriptures, the youth should use their printed scriptures.”

Hope this helps.

Gramps

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