What is the 'Gospel Living' app? Where is it available?

Any discussions around the Gospel Living App on various mobile devices.
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Re: What is the 'Gospel Living' app? Where is it available?

Postby lajackson » Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:54 am

slvaneps wrote:I just rewatched the face to face and it said it would be out January 2020

In the Face to Face broadcast, Elder Gong said:
Look for the first version of the Gospel Living App to begin rolling out in January 2020.

So I have been anxiously looking, as have many others. It appears from comments earlier in this topic that the app did begin rolling out this month and is available so far in three countries.

But not mine. And apparently not yours. I am sure it will arrive soon.

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Postby sbradshaw » Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:14 am

Gospel Living for iOS and Android has now rolled out to Japan, Canada, and Mexico (in addition to Brazil, France, and the UK).
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Re: What is the 'Gospel Living' app? Where is it available?

Postby BrianEdwards » Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:12 pm

Do we have any idea if these roll-outs are accompanied by leader email alerts? In other words, anyone know how the members in these countries found out?

Although realistically, with how info spreads like wildfire across social media, I often hear about changes on FB or something, even before getting a leader email from Church HQ sent my way. So when USA gets the app, I'm sure I'll hear about it one way or the other :)

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Postby johnshaw » Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:07 am

BrianEdwards wrote:Do we have any idea if these roll-outs are accompanied by leader email alerts? In other words, anyone know how the members in these countries found out?

Although realistically, with how info spreads like wildfire across social media, I often hear about changes on FB or something, even before getting a leader email from Church HQ sent my way. So when USA gets the app, I'm sure I'll hear about it one way or the other :)


It's not the way of the church to communicate with members on things like this, they communicate with leaders who most often don't read the things that are sent. These leaders are so busy they often aren't as informed as members are about how things should be working, it makes for very difficult struggles to be telling a Bishop or Stake President they are wrong about something, a thing we're not culturally disposed to even do in any way. So, we perpetuate mis or patial information about almost everything we do, like for instance that all activities are to be based on the goals of children and youth, when the printed instructions really say, that 'on occasion' activities 'may' be based on a goal. Which then perpetuates something that is also in the written instructures, all goals don't need to be shared with leaders and parents, and leaders and parents aren't to track goals. It gets all messed up right from the start and entire stakes will go years and years doing it wrong.

But that's what you get when you value, 1) Agency, and 2) Priesthood Keys.
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Re: What is the 'Gospel Living' app? Where is it available?

Postby sheldonchoo » Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:38 am

The app went live in Canada yesterday. I don't see any notices about it on the main church webage, but I got an email about it yesterday morning and have downloaded it.

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Postby teshaswensen » Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:44 am

The announcements said it was suppose to be live on January 1 but nothing since. I saw it in the google store yesterday and now it is gone. Anyone know what is going on? It would be nice to have an update on it. My daughter is excited to use it.

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Postby lajackson » Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:11 pm

teshaswensen wrote:Anyone know what is going on? It would be nice to have an update on it. My daughter is excited to use it.

We are all excited to use the new app.

So far we know it was released first in Brazil, France, and the UK. It has very recently been rolled out in Canada, Japan, and Mexico.

The future schedule or the future order of countries in which the app will be released has not yet (and probably will not be) announced. It all makes for a very grand and historic adventure.

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Re: What is the 'Gospel Living' app? Where is it available?

Postby jenkster1971 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:38 pm

Since January release is no longer possible, any word on when it will be released?

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Postby russellhltn » Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:44 pm

I've not heard of any word. We've found out after the fact. It will be a surprise.
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Re: What is the 'Gospel Living' app? Where is it available?

Postby lajackson » Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:03 pm

russellhltn wrote:I've not heard of any word. We've found out after the fact. It will be a surprise.

Sometime after January. Just a hunch.


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