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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.


Returning to Kiribati 24 years after dedicating the first stake center on Tarawa, Elder Quentin L. Cook encourages Church members to prepare for a new house of the Lord.

Elder Quentin L. Cook shares how to overcome feelings of inadequacy in callings and in the home, while speaking to members on the first stop in the Pacific Area.

President Johnson shares how she learned to listen to the inspiration of the Holy Ghost and trust in the Savior and His Atonement.

Sustained as a general authority during April 2024 general conference, Elder Casillas and his wife have always raised their family to put God first.

Sustained during April 2024 general conference, 11 new General Authorities Seventies join the Church News podcast to help Latter-day Saints get to know them a little better.

Using music, art and puzzles, Primary children learned about different ways they can follow the Savior and do what He would have them do.

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.