Elder Terence M. Vinson's 'A gift from Father: Accepted or Rejected'"Whether in Sydney, Salt Lake or Sierra Leone; whether in Nuku'alofa, Newfoundland or Nigeria, our Savior's birth inspires people to do good things," Elder Terence M. Vinson said during the First Presidency's Christmas Devotional.
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Not your typical dinner: What Thanksgiving at the Provo MTC looks like and why it matters to 350,000 peopleMore than 1,500 missionaries are spending the holiday season in the Provo MTC, away from home and family. But if the ringing bells and cheers echoing through a parking garage are any indication, this Thanksgiving is a happy one.
Elder Uchtdorf shares message of Thanksgiving with missionaries in the Provo MTCElder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, along with his wife, Sister Harriet Uchtdorf, shared messages about gratitude with more than 1,500 missionaries gathered in the Provo MTC in a Thanksgiving morning devotional on Nov. 22.
5 countries in 9 days: Here are some favorite moments from President Nelson's South American ministry tourOver the course of nine days, President Nelson and his traveling party visited members and held devotionals in five countries in South America, concluding with the dedication of the Concepción Chile Temple.
Here's the miraculous history of the Tahiti temple that President Hinckley dedicated 35 years agoThe dedication of the Papeete Tahiti Temple 35 years ago was "a fulfillment of the dreams of thousands who have looked forward to this glorious day," said President Hinckley, then second counselor in the First Presidency.
This week on social: Church leaders share thoughts on divine differences and extra measures of faithFollowing messages from the previous week about general conference, the social media accounts of leaders of the Church posted thoughts and lessons about things they have learned from their families or from recent experiences.
What general conference looked like over 100 years ago and how it's changedWhat did general conference look like 50 years ago? 100 years ago? This semiannual tradition of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has seen many changes over the years ever since a group of 27 Church members gathered in June of 1830.
This week on social: Beautiful photos of Sister Craven with new granddaughter, Elder Renlund and Bolivian Church memberA simple question from a small boy in Mexico City, travel logistics going wrong in Bolivia, the birth of a new grandchild and excitement for general conference coming up — see the topics that inspired social media posts from Church leaders this week
The blooper in general conference that turned into this powerful messageDuring the October 2014 general conference, Elder David F. Evans, General Authority Seventy, had the opportunity to pray. Before thousands of individuals, Elder Evans said they were “so grateful for this opportunity to have our strength faithened."
The scripture Elder Bednar was inspired to share on 9/11 with BYU-Idaho studentsVery little can be said about the terrorist attacks on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, that hasn’t already been said. Thousands of people were killed as millions of people across the country and around the world watched in horror as the attacks unfolded.
This week on social: Pleas from Church leaders on suicide prevention, how to face the future with hopeThis week, Church leaders' social media accounts offered words of encouragement to those who are struggling with hopelessness and other negative feelings, and gave personal experiences of times they have felt the same.