General Conference

This week on social: Church leaders share excerpts and insights from general conference talks Here is a gallery of what each member of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, as well as several women leaders, shared on social media following each session of general conference, Oct. 3-4, 2020.
Boyd Matheson: The exclamation point of the final ‘amen’ is a single word — onward The "amen" at the close of President Russell M. Nelson's final address was not the end of conference. "The 'amen' was a clarion and united declaration, that each of us was ready to enlist in pressing forward," Boyd Matheson writes.
Why followers of Christ must seek unity in divisive times of differing policies, politics and cultures Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offered counsel to members on how to be unified despite the deep and contentious disputes in society and the world today.
President Nelson closes October general conference with invitation to embrace ‘a new normal’ by turning to Christ At the conclusion of the conference held amid the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, President Nelson asked members to let God prevail in their lives, overcome prejudice, embrace the future with faith and move forward.
What Latter-day Saints are saying about new temples in Kiribati, Vanuatu, Guatemala, Brazil, Bolivia and Utah “As we build and maintain these temples, we pray that each of you will build and maintain yourself so you can be worthy to enter the holy temple,” said President Russell M. Nelson.
Elder Gary E. Stevenson: ‘Highly Favored of the Lord’ Despite the challenges and disappointments caused by the ongoing pandemic, Latter-day Saints can, like Nephi, discover they have been “highly favored of the Lord," said Elder Gary E. Stevenson.
Elder Jeremy R. Jaggi: ‘Let Patience Have Her Perfect Work’ and ‘Count It All Joy’ The many challenges of this year offer each person an opportunity to exercise patience and learn how to find joy in the midst of trials, Elder Jeremy R. Jaggi taught.
President Russell M. Nelson: ‘Let God Prevail’ The Lord is gathering those who are willing to let God prevail in their lives. Latter-days everywhere should “lead out in abandoning attitudes and actions of prejudice,” said President Russell M. Nelson. “I plead with you to promote respect for all of God’s children.”
President Nelson calls upon Latter-day Saints ‘to lead out in abandoning attitudes and actions of prejudice’ “I plead with you to promote respect for all of God’s children," President Nelson said during the Sunday morning session of general conference.