William Matheson
William Matheson

William Matheson is an intern for the Church News. He served in the Oklahoma Oklahoma City Mission from 2021 to 2023 and is currently enrolled in the BYU FlexGE program. William has been writing from a young age and had his first article published in the Deseret News when he was in eighth grade.

"Personal foundations, like many worthwhile pursuits, are usually built slowly — one layer, one experience, one challenge, one setback and one success at a time," Elder Quentin L. Cook said at a Provo MTC devotional.

How does community involvement contribute to individual virtue and flourishing? Princeton's Robert P. George shares at BYU's Wheatley Institute his perspectives on the power of family connections and community engagement.

How comedian Henry Cho — the unique 'Asian with a Southern accent' — stays true to his clean comedy roots through 37 years of stand-up.

See how YSAs have gathered around the world from Cambodia to Africa.

Elder Bednar and Elder Stevenson speak on separate Instagram Live events, plus 7 more stories from Jan. 14 to Jan. 20.

In his third live Q&A on Instagram, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles testifies of Jesus Christ while answering several questions.

President Nelson extends invitation, Elder Uchtdorf shares lessons on goals from pilot training, Elder Bednar on the spiritual power of goals and Elder Andersen on the strengthening power of Jesus Christ.

Church leaders share thoughts on the 2024 youth theme and on divine identity.

Apostles and other Church leaders give ideas on how to keep Christmas Christ-centered.

Jesus Christ “taught that we, too, can arise from the depths of our individual challenges... All this is possible by virtue of His mercy and grace,” said President Russell M. Nelson.

Here are 9 stories from the Church News from the week of Dec. 17 to Dec. 23.

President Oaks, President Eyring and more leaders post about remembering the Savior in the Christmas season; others share about different topics on social media this week

First Presidency issues letter on ward boundaries, Elder Quentin L. Cook in New York City, plus 7 more stories from the Church News the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2.

Elder Uchtdorf and others post about remembering; others share about gratitude and preparing children for the temple and priesthood service on social media this week.

President Nelson extends invitation to youth and young adults, plus eight more stories from the Church News the week of Nov. 19-25.

Elder Uchtdorf and Elder Stevenson posted about the power of the temple; others share about missionary service and gratitude on social media this week.

President M. Russell Ballard is remembered for his lifelong discipleship and ministry, plus 8 more stories from the Church News the week of Nov. 12-18.

President Nelson posts an update on his health, Elder Bednar ministers in Mexico, plus 8 more stories from the Church News the week of Nov. 5-11.

This week on social media, President Nelson shares about his recovery; President Oaks on Hispanic pioneers and their legacy, and Elder Gong and Elder Soares point to the uniting influence of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ.

Read nine article from the Church News for the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4, including the announcement of 36 new missions and the First Presidency’s Christmas devotional.

President Henry B. Eyring shares about the death of his wife, President M. Russell Ballard posts an update on his health, and other leaders share their experiences of ministry trips.

Church leaders post about world-wide day of testimony; Elder Rasband dedicates the Bangkok Thailand Temple; others post about the need to come unto Christ.

Elder Ronald A. Rasband visits members in Vietnam, and other leaders share thoughts from their general conference messages.

Seven foreign dignitaries meet with Church leaders and visit Church sites in September and October.

Two Apostles speak of the power of temples, and other Church leaders share thoughts on general conference

This week, the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles posted on social media about their conference messages, while the Young Women and Young Men general presidencies invited youth to attend an upcoming worldwide event.