Sarah Jane Weaver: As Utah honors President Ballard, his teachings about looking back, and forward, have new relevanceUtah Gov. Spencer Cox declares July 23, 2021, as President M. Russell Ballard Day — calling the Church leader a community and bridge builder
Video: From Carthage Jail, Elder Cook remembers the Prophet Joseph Smith, the martyrdom and his witness of the SaviorThe Prophet Joseph Smith and his brother, Hyrum Smith, were killed by a mob on June 27, 1844 — sealing their testimonies with their lives. A new Church News video features a visit of Elder Quentin L. Cook and his wife, Sister Mary G. Cook, to Carthage Jail.
Which sections of the Doctrine and Covenants have impacted your life? Church historian and recorder shares several of hisElder LeGrand R. Curtis Jr. shared several noteworthy sections from the Doctrine and Covenants, along with study helps and the book's history, at the Church History Museum's Evening from the Museum.
Joseph Smith remains a timeless champion of religious freedom and minority rights, teach Elder and Sister Renlund at BYU conferenceElder Dale G. Renlund and Sister Ruth L. Renlund's joint keynote address at BYU's Law Schools' 2021 Religious Freedom Annual Review centered on how Joseph Smith contributed to strengthening American democracy by calling for reforms to ensure liberty and justice for all.
Episode 33: Church Historian Kate Holbrook on what we can learn from the early Saints in NauvooDays after Elder Quentin L. Cook dedicated the Temple District of Nauvoo, Kate Holbrook joins the Church News podcast to talk about the early Latter-day Saints in Nauvoo and what they experienced along the muddy banks of the Mississippi River.
Read the backstory to the Doctrine and Covenants in ‘Revelations in Context,’ Sunday School general presidency says“Revelations in Context” is a collection of narratives written by Church historians that examines what prompted the revelations in the Doctrine and Covenants and what they meant to whom they were addressed.