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Ryan Jensen

J. Ryan Jensen is the director of audience and product development for the Church News. He has worked with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since 2014 creating and distributing content that helps build faith in Jesus Christ – including four years as the managing editor of the New Era magazine and Church youth website. Ryan has a degree in journalism from Utah State University. He served a mission in Colombia and still speaks Spanish every chance he gets. He and his wife Megan love being parents to their four children.

The newly called General Authority Seventy shares how focusing on the Savior has helped him to show love and feel loved.

A unique style of sand art brings Elder Clark G. Gilbert’s general conference message about moving in the right direction to life.

President Henry B. Eyring shared in his 38-word acceptance speech when he became Ricks College president a principle that has helped guide every major decision in his life.

Elder Gerrit W. Gong expresses appreciation for the ”‘mutual respect our communities enjoy” at event for Utah’s Jewish community.

Conferences, gathering places and other ways of supporting and ministering to YSAs are outlined by the Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Decades after his missionary service, Elder Quentin L. Cook shares from Oxford, England, his gratitude for centuries-old protections of freedom of religion

Graduates hear Elder Stevenson’s counsel and personal experiences of getting understanding and finding opportunities to bless others.

Young Men general presidency shows how youth are drawn to the Savior through principles and activities

The consolidation of teaching resources is aimed at continuing the simplification of teaching the gospel at home and Church.

Two weeks’ notice of conference talks gives “opportunity to study those, listen to those, talk about those” for Relief Society and elders quorum lessons.

Those youth who could not attend last year or who cannot attend next year will be given first priority in registering to attend in 2023.

Like members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Muslims fast to draw closer to God.

Members of the Church find joy in preparing new transitional housing to open for those experiencing homelessness near Silicon Valley.

President Oaks will be joined by his wife, Sister Kristen Oaks, in the Sunday, May 21 broadcast.

New General Authority Seventies were shaped by a testimony of Jesus Christ and His Church.

Many invitations from Church leaders involved making better efforts to act as the Savior would act

Sharing his own story of seeking forgiveness and being forgiven, President Nelson counsels to remove unforgiving poison from the soul

Whether enjoying warm cinnamon rolls or warm arepas during general conference, embrace the Savior’s warmth, as well.

Pieces of art from more than 25 countries were on display in the Church History Museum as part of the 12th International Art Competition.

From Church leaders to historians and from family members to topical experts, the Church News podcast covers a lot of ground in 129 episodes.

Since his inauguration in September 2014, BYU has grown and adapted while staying true to its mission.

Four Church members in Colombia, Italy, Hawaii and Las Vegas share how they grew over 30 days.

A popular Primary song with millions of views on YouTube is the focus of a new Inspirational Message video from the Church.

“This is an effort to go beyond our members to address the needs, the humanitarian needs, of the world’s children, and we found them. It was glorious,” said President Johnson.

“The message has been powerful, and it’s of joy. They have joy regardless of their circumstance. They are finding joy in the gospel of Jesus Christ,” President Cordon said.

In his first trip to Utah, Haji Allahshükür Hummat Pashazade found renewed hope for humanity’s future through a growing relationship.

Elder Quentin L. Cook shares his love for the Savior and teaches about His Atonement, testifies of modern prophets

‘Do not despair. Love and care for those that are near and dear to you,’ Elder Quentin L. Cook says.

“We’re not as concerned about being recognized as we are about taking care of people,” Elder Cook said.

“We are grateful you are having children and bringing them up in the gospel,” Elder Quentin L. Cook says.