Stories By R. Scott Lloyd
Getting to know President M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve ApostlesA descendant of early Church leaders, President M. Russell Ballard has a rich family legacy, and he has built upon it with his own ministry spanning 42 years as a General Authority and 32 as an apostle.
'Visualizing a Church on the Move': the 1846 Mormon exodus told with animated maps, timelineThe Mormon Pioneers’ exodus from Nauvoo, Ill., in 1846 is not the story of one pioneer trek, but rather a dozen pioneer treks that interconnect with and intersect each other over hundreds of miles, a historical cartographer says.
President Russell M. Nelson gives first address to members as the 17th President of the Church, selects counselorsAs the 17th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson selects President Dallin H. Oaks and President Henry B. Eyring as counselors in the First Presidency.
President Thomas S. Monson was well suited to lead publication of new scripturesAs chairman of the Scriptures Publications Committee, President Thomas S. Monson, a former printer who worked in that trade from his youth, was a man well suited for a project later described as “an idea whose time had come.”