The following originally appeared on LDS Living:

Want to know what an apostle has to say about the gospel and technology? Don’t miss Elder Bednar’s upcoming talk on the topic!


On Tuesday, August 19th at 11:10 a.m. Elder Bednar will be adding onto his 2009 CES fireside talk entitled Things as They Really Are.” Three questions that will be addressed are: 


1. Does the Church discourage social media?

2. Is technology good or evil?

3. Do Apostles tweet?


The talk is being given in conjunction with education week and will be broadcast live on both the Mormon Channeland BYUtv. Listeners are encouraged to prepare for the address by reading Elder Bednar’s talk and watching the following Mormon Message. For more details, visit