News Release

 2018 ‘Light the World’ Initiative – Live as He Lived

Following Jesus Christ’s example emphasized

A Christmas initiative launched by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encourages people to live as Jesus Christ lived during the holiday season. The Light the World campaign, now in its third year, runs through the end of December 2018. This year’s theme, Live as He Lived focuses on following the Savior’s example.

"The whole purpose of this initiative is to celebrate and share the Light of Christ," Elder David A. Bednar explained. "What we hope people will do is not simply think about the Savior during this Christmas season, or even just learn more about Him. What we hope is that they will come to know Him by doing what He did.”

The weekly video themes depict how the Savior lived include, baptism, going to the rescue, teaching, service and becoming as little children.

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Those participating in the initiative can share their experiences on social media using the hashtag #LightTheWorld.

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