In the News
Rachel Sterzer Gibson

Rachel is a reporter for the Church News, sharing stories intended to inspire, enlighten and build faith.

The integration will begin in January 2024.

President Oaks, Elder Christofferson, Elder Rasband and President Johnson participated in the inauguration for BYU’s next leader.

Elder Quentin L. Cook blessed the temple to be “an inspiration to the entire community.”

Latter-day Saints’ “hearts are brimmed with joy” for the Lord’s “bounteous blessings.”

Elder Andersen blessed the temple to provide “added goodness, honesty, peacemaking, and prayer” to the “precious land of Brazil.”

The women leaders visited several countries in the Pacific this month, focusing on ministering to children and youth.

Raised by a single mom, BYU’s newest leader knows the value of education.

The Church leaders will focus their remarks on the importance of education and the opportunities available, including BYU–Pathway.

Elder E Ray Bateman retained a deep love for the gospel and desired to share it with the world.

More than a dozen individuals with visual impairments, along with their friends, family and loved ones, were able to experience the temple in a unique way.

The temple’s nine-week open house precedes the rededication to take place on Sunday, Dec. 10

Five new buildings at the center of BYU–Hawaii’s campus will include a new welcome center, courtyard, offices and auditorium.

BYU–Idaho and Ensign College — and facilitated by BYU–Pathway — will offer the three-year degrees starting in April 2024. The degrees require 90 to 96 credits, while a typical bachelor’s degree is 120 credits.

The five-day event features a Tuesday devotional with Elder Renlund, plus classes taught by hundreds of presenters, including the Young Women and Young Men general presidencies.

Revisions include Student Ecclesiastical Endorsement questions, the Honor Code, and dress and grooming standards at BYU, BYU–Idaho, BYU–Hawaii and Ensign College.

The Apostle delivered the keynote address to a capacity crowd for BYU Education Week on Tuesday.

Elder Gilbert, BYU President Reese and BYU–Idaho President Meredith highlight the importance of education to Latter-day Saints during Las Vegas devotional.

The five-day events combined faith and fun for Latter-day Saint youth in the Pacific.

Elder and Sister Brewerton served as leaders of the Central America Mission and as president and matron of the Mexico City temple.

Fifty years ago, the archipelago was home to a tiny branch. Soon it will have its own temple.

Wednesday’s graduation also included goodbyes to BYU–Idaho President Henry J. Eyring, who steps down on Aug. 1

In the past year, leaders within Church education have shared insights and guidance they received from listening to President Nelson’s Worldwide Devotional for Young Adults.

The Mexican General Authority Seventy’s unique path shows the blessings of education.

Francis and Mary Kerby left behind wealth, prestige and family at their home in the Channel Islands to join Latter-day Saints in the Salt Lake Valley.

Faith, hard work and the Church’s self-reliance course have enabled this aquaponics farmer on the island of Taha’a to bless his family and community.

“Preach My Gospel” chapter 10: At the 2023 Seminar for New Mission Leaders, Elder David A. Bednar encouraged leaders to find ways to help individuals focus their faith on Jesus Christ, learn correct principles for themselves and respond to invitations to act.

In a post on June 11, the 18-year-old wrote about being asked questions about his membership in the Church.

As part of a study abroad trip, a group of BYU students and professors traveled to Poland where they worked in a center for Ukrainian refugees.

“Clear, accurate, simple is the divine way of teaching,” Elder Andersen taught during a broadcast to seminary and institute teachers.

“I’m so thankful to God for the chance He gave me to participate in this journey,” says PathwayConnect student Matewos Teferi Rundasa.