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Ryan Jensen
Ryan Jensen

J. Ryan Jensen is the editor of 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. Email Ryan at rjensen@deseretnews.com.


President Jeffrey R. Holland joined Elder Gary E. Stevenson to testify of Heavenly Father’s plan and the Savior’s Atonement.

What started as a mobile directory of ward members now provides much greater member and leader support.

Nearly four years after ground was broken in a small service, the Layton Utah Temple stands ready to receive open house guests.

The English versions of all 32 messages from last weekend’s general conference are now available both online and in the Gospel Library app.

The General Authority Seventy and his wife, Sister Mônica Godoy, will both speak in the May 5 devotional to young adults ages 18-30.

“God invites us to grow by trusting His spiritual tutoring through soul-stretching experiences,” said Elder Paul B. Pieper.

“As the Holy Ghost exerts a greater influence in our lives, we progressively and iteratively develop Christlike attributes,” said Elder Dale G. Renlund.

The flags of 181 nations will rotate periodically as part of new display on the renovated space between the Church Office Building and Church Administration Building.

First 12 hymns from the new Church hymnbook to publish in May, six years after the Church began working on the new collection of religious music.

On Easter Sunday, President Russell M. Nelson shares his testimony that "Our Savior’s Atonement made eternal life a possibility and immortality a reality for all."

The day before Easter, President Dallin H. Oaks shares his testimony of the Savior’s ability and desire to bless Heavenly Father’s children.

On Good Friday, President Henry B. Eyring shares his testimony of the Savior’s teachings on how to obtain peace.

New videos will be posted each day through Easter Sunday with Apostles’ testimonies of Jesus Christ.

Days before Easter, President Jeffrey R. Holland shares his testimony of the Savior’s willingness to suffer on behalf of all God’s children.

Just before Easter, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf shares his testimony of the Savior’s power to forgive and redeem.

Ahead of Easter Sunday, Elder David A. Bednar shares his testimony of the blessings of being yoked together with the Savior.

Reflecting on the final two days of the Savior’s life, Elder Quentin L. Cook shares his testimony that God’s children must love one another.

On Palm Sunday, Elder D. Todd Christofferson shared his testimony of the Savior’s power to unite within home, Church and Zion.

To help navigate daily challenges, Elder Neil L. Andersen invites individuals to hold divine images, scriptures and hymns in their minds.

A thank you video from the Church of Jesus Christ came following the Church announcing $1.36 billion was spent to care for those in need during 2023.

Season five is the final season of the project that launched with its initial trailer in 2019.

Ahead of this weekend’s Palm Sunday, Elder Ronald A. Rasband shares his testimony of the Savior’s divinity and Atonement.

Their visit to Armenia, Georgia and Kazakhstan shows how small groups of Latter-day Saints are part of the gathering of Israel.

Less than two weeks before Easter, Elder Gary E. Stevenson shares his testimony of the Savior’s life as recorded in sacred scriptures.

In anticipation of Easter, Elder Dale G. Renlund shares his testimony that “Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ will resolve all unfairness.”

Elder Gerrit W. Gong shares his testimony of the Savior’s role in bringing both justice and mercy to God’s children.

In the week leading to Palm Sunday, Elder Ulisses Soares shared his testimony of the Savior’s Atonement and Resurrection.

Ahead of Easter, Elder Patrick Kearon shared his testimony of the Savior’s "redemptive might."

Matt Grow of the Church History Department says the Church’s historic sites "celebrate those moments when heaven and earth came together in really spectacular ways."

Ward councils and ward youth councils are invited to deliver a copy of the magazine and standards booklet to each young man and young woman in their wards.