Inside Church Headquarters

Video: Elder Cook explains the roles of 3 of the Church’s executive councils Elder Quentin L. Cook explains the roles and purposes of the Missionary Executive Council, Temple and Family History Executive Council, and the Priesthood and Family Executive Council.
Video: Elder Uchtdorf describes how ‘information brings inspiration’ in a council setting “Information brings inspiration,” Elder Uchtdorf said. “You have to collect information and then you are in a position to receive revelation when you connect to the Spirit.”
Video: President Cordon explains how ‘the Lord uses all of us’ in His Church “It’s not The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Women, it’s not The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Men. It’s The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Saints striving to do the will of the Lord," President Bonnie H. Cordon said.
Episode 41: Latter-day Saint women leaders on the voice of women in the Church through executive councils, revelation Listen to clips from interviews with Primary General President Camille N. Johnson, Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon and Relief Society General President Jean B. Bingham about participating in Church executive councils.
Video: President Johnson on what it’s like to participate in Church executive councils as a woman Newly sustained Primary General President Camille N. Johnson talks about sharing her voice and perspective in some of the Church's executive councils.
Sydney Walker: What I know now about councils at Church headquarters "What Church leaders encourage us to do in our stakes, wards and families, they do at the general level. They seek the Lord’s will through revelation. They counsel together. They listen to learn. They strive for unity," writes Church News reporter Sydney Walker.
Episode 40: President M. Russell Ballard and 3 other Apostles on why and how the Church is governed by councils President M. Russell Ballard, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Elder David A. Bednar and Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles explain why and how the Church is governed by councils.
Inside Church headquarters: Why the Church is governed by councils When the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles counsel together, Elder David A. Bednar said, “no one ever will treat lightly a reservation or a comment by a fellow prophet, seer and revelator.”
Inside Church headquarters: What President Oaks and President Eyring have learned about revelation in councils From the Council of the First Presidency to a family council and all councils in between, “the strength of councils comes largely from the faith of the people who are in them,” President Henry B. Eyring said.