How the Mormon Tabernacle Choir changed the Church's role in RussiaThere's more to a Mormon Tabernacle Choir tour than meets the ear. Much of what makes the choir great touches the heart and soul.
Stories By Gerry Avant
Presidents Benson, Faust and Packer along with Elders Perry and Haight reflect on calls as apostlesChurch News senior contributing editor, Gerry Avant, shares reflections from five Brethren, each now deceased, who spoke with the Church News in 1985-86 about their calls to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
Read the 1985 bio of President Eyring when he was first called as a general authorityEditor's note: A profile of President Henry B. Eyring, second counselor in the First Presidency, when he was called to serve in the Presiding Bishopric. This article was written by Gerry Avant and ran in the July 7, 1985, edition of the Church News.
Prophet salvages trip for Caribbean saints with late-night meetingUntold disappointment befell 100 Dominican Republic members, whose bus broke down and resulted in their missing a conference with President Spencer W. Kimball. He salvaged the trip by holding a special late-night meeting just for them.