Sheree Nixon is a California native and has recently returned to Palos Verdes after some time in Utah. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Print Journalism from BYU and has worked as a freelance writer and editor, a co-founder of Quick Cup Fix, a full time mom, and currently as Executive Director of the Come Follow Me Foundation. In the Church she has served as a Primary president and a counselor in Primary, Young Women, and Relief Society.

Highlights

01:50 Introduction

03:40 Come Follow Me Foundation and the Come Follow Me app

11:45 Sheree talks about her background and different callings in the church.

14:50 Principle 2 first – Teach the doctrine of Christ

17:45 Sheree explains how she teaches the doctrine of Christ and her teaching tips.

22:15 Principle 1 – Be a friend

  • Be aware of the needs of the people in your life.
  • Be a friend to those we serve in the church helps us connect with them.

25:30 How to get beyond being superficial friends. How to really make friends.

29:10 Make sure you are friends with those outside of the Church. The people on your street and in neighborhood are your ward too.

32:30 Principle 3 – Speak up!

  • Women in the Church can be scared to speak up.
  • The Church is guided by the priesthood but we need to be involved in the discussions.

34:50 The fear of speaking up

39:15 What Sheree would say to coach women to speak up

42:20 Encouragement and advice to the women that don’t feel heard and are dealing with a difficult leader

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