In the News
Christine Rappleye

Christine Rappleye is a reporter for the Church News. She has been an editor and reporter for the Deseret News in the features sections and was also part of the Visual Editing team. She previously worked for the Beaumont Enterprise in Southeast Texas as a reporter and editor. She was born and raised in Southeast Texas and graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, with a communications degree. She served a mission in the Taiwan Taipei Mission. She tries to take advantage of the “Greatest Snow on Earth” by her attempts to stay upright on skis in the winter and hopes to not kill the plants in her container garden on her balcony in the summer.

Elder Kyle S. McKay began serving as the Church historian and recorder on Aug. 1 and has been the assistant executive director for the past three years.

Earlier this month, President Nelson invited “to take charge of your testimony of Jesus Christ.” Now, he wants to know how people are strengthening their testimonies.

President Nelson invites all to strengthen and grow their testimonies through prayer, scripture study, temple attendance, learning to hear Him and then “watch for miracles to happen in your life.”

Elder LeGrand R. Curtis Jr. points to how documents, photos and other family artifacts can be stored and recorded to be preserved and also ways to “keep records going.”

Kamputhaw Chapel in Lahug, Cebu City, is 50 feet from the Cebu stake center. Also, work has started for the third meetinghouse in Lapu-Lapu City and a branch organized on Romblon.

President Camille N. Johnson has been serving as the Primary general president for the past year and will begin serving as the Relief Society general president on Aug. 1.