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Navy football coach featured in 'Meet the Mormons' receives new call as stake president President/Coach Ken Niumatalolo continues his balancing act — serving in Church leadership callings while directing a high-profile Division 1 college football program.
The Annapolis Maryland Stake Presidency was reorganized on Jan. 20, 2019. From left, Elder Milan F. Kunz, an Area Seventy; first counselor President Jay Sweany; President Ken Niumatalolo; second counselor President Troy Corbett; and Elder Kevin S. Hamilton, a General Authority Seventy.
How 1 newspaper ad, a missionary and years of friendship changed the lives of 4 Swedish converts in the 1960s When Dee Sandgren met four girls in Sweden in 1960, he didn't realize then just how much they would affect his life, and how much he too, in turn, would change theirs.
From left: Daila Vizulis, Lisbeth Pettersson, a visiting sailor, Bert Mattsson, Margareta Johansson, another member of their ward and Lena Lindberg.
Filled to overflowing: The lasting impact of seeing the Church bring fresh water to communities in need The scriptures tell of the Savior's promise of living water. I witnessed how water brought physical, as well as spiritual, blessings to people in a village about 40 miles from Accra, Ghana.
Before Ghana's village of Katapor had access to fresh well water, boys hauled polluted water from a nearby river. In many parts of Africa, women and children walk long distances to bring water to their homes.
'A fulness of joy': President Nelson shares message of eternal life at his daughter's funeral When a parent bids farewell to a child, something dies within that parent’s heart, said President Russell M. Nelson, speaking at funeral services for his “righteous and joyful” daughter on Saturday, Jan. 19.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, exit the the Cottonwood Heights Utah Brighton Stake Center as the casket is placed into the hearse after President Nelson spoke at funeral services for his daughter, Wendy Nelson Maxfield, on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.
Music and the Spoken Word: Life lessons from Nelson Mandela and why we need to 'keep on trying' We all know that we aren’t perfect; we know we have room for much improvement. But if we just keep trying, we can change for the better.
Nelson Mandela at the 5th annual Nelson Mandela Lecture at the Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2007.
New dates for Haiti temple open house, dedication announced New dates have been announced for the open house, youth devotional and dedication for the Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple.
A rendering of the Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple.
This week on social: Elder Bednar, Elder Rasband react to Rome Italy Temple, President Nelson visits Paradise This week has been a historic one for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints thanks in large part to the unveiling of the Rome Italy Temple. That means it's also been a week filled with inspiring social media posts.
In a Jan. 14 Instagram post, President Nelson reminded others of God's love for them and that their future will be shaped by their enduring faith in God. He also testified of the value of service.
How Watergate instilled in Elder Christofferson a deepened resolve to live the guiding lessons of his youth Washington D.C. forum on integrity and trustworthiness brings together two key figures from the Watergate investigation: Elder D. Todd Christofferson and renowned investigative reporter Bob Woodward.
Bob Woodward, Washington Post reporter who broke the Watergate story in 1973 and current associate editor at the Post, speaks to Elder D. Todd Christofferson, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, during "Integrity and Trust: Lessons from Watergate and Today" at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.
The 2 percent: How Muslims, Jews and other faiths are fostering interfaith understanding at BYU In 2018, BYU reinstated an interfaith club on campus and was featured by a major Christian publication for creating an environment of inclusivity for non-Latter-day Saint students. Here's a look at what that means for the students involved.
Barrister Raffia Arshad, left, speaks with BYU junior Laith Habahbeh, among others, at an event held by the BYU Interfaith Club on Oct. 16, 2018.
A sacred purpose: How the Church is helping save newborn lives in Brazil Church's commitment to neonatal health anchors ongoing welfare effort in vast South American nation.
Instructor demonstrates neonatal care techniques to Guajajara midwives at October, 2018, training seminar in northern Brazil that was co-sponsored by the Church
See the complete list of 164 new mission president assignments for 2019 The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has called 164 new mission presidents and companions who will begin service in July 2019.
164 new mission presidents and companions have been called by the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They will begin their service in July 2019.
From a garage to a temple: Rome temple a 'miracle,' sign of bright future in Italy Nothing in the past 30 years has been easy, but Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve counted the temple's completion, after seven years marked by delays, as a "marvelous miracle."
The Rome Italy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is pictured after sunset on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019.
2 new temple rededications to be held in May 2019 Two temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been renovated and will be rededicated in May 2019.
The Memphis Tennessee Temple.
Elder Holland presides at Urdaneta Philippines Temple groundbreaking — here's a quick look at future temples in the country Newsroom announced that on Jan. 16, Senior Church leaders, including Elder Jeffery R. Hollanad of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, joined local community leaders to break ground for the Urdaneta Philippines Temple.
Senior Church leaders joined community leaders in Urdaneta, Pangasinan on Wednesday Jan. 16, 2019, to break ground for a new temple.
From conformity to consecration: BYU-Hawaii president shares the importance of becoming like Christ President John S. Tanner spoke to BYU-Hawaii students during the first devotional of the semester held on Jan. 15. His remarks focused on becoming a disciple of Christ, rather than going through the actions.
President John S. Tanner and his wife, Sister Susan Tanner, greet students following a BYU-Hawaii devotional on Jan. 15, 2019.
What Elder Uchtdorf, Joshua Bell and a Stradivarius violin can teach you about listening to the Spirit Mistakes are synonymous with being mortal — but don't ever give up, counsels apostle during BYU devotional.
Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles sits on the stand with his wife Harriet R. Uchtdorf during a devotional on the BYU campus in Provo, Utah on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
What Elder Christofferson took away from the Watergate trials and how it applies today Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles clearly remembers the day he heard the Watergate tapes along with Judge John Sirica, the U.S. district judge who presided over the trials.
Bob Woodward, Washington Post reporter who broke the Watergate story in 1973 and current associate editor at the Post, speaks to Elder D. Todd Christofferson, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, during "Integrity and Trust: Lessons from Watergate and Today" at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.
New video shows exquisite shots of the Rome Italy Temple In light of the Rome Italy Temple public open house, running from Jan. 28 through Feb. 16, 2019, Newsroom released a video detailing the process of how this historic temple came to be.
The Rome Italy Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is pictured on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.
Ask: Did you finish the Book of Mormon before the end of the year? In the general women's session of October 2018 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson issued the invitation to read the Book of Mormon before the end of the year.
Sister Carolyne Dwomoh holds an Italian Book of Mormon while finding in Rome, Italy, on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.