Episode 58: The positive power of President Nelson’s #GiveThanks invitation one year later Deseret News’ Director of Content Promotion Stevi Ginolfi reviews the impact of the #GiveThanks movement and shares how she accepted the Prophet's challenge to cultivate the healing power of gratitude.
Photo essay: A day in the life of a missionary — ‘a season of miracles’ In honor of all missionaries laboring across the globe to “love, share and invite,” the Church News publishes this photo essay of missionaries serving in the Virginia Richmond Mission.
‘Luz de las Naciones’ celebrates light and joy found in faith, family “Luz de las Naciones” — or “Light of the Nations” in English — was a reminder of the joy found in faith, family, friendship and the joy of simply having fun dancing and singing.
How trusting God allows Utah receiver and returned missionary Devaughn Vele to find success on the gridiron, and beyond Life's uncertainties have caused the University of Utah's emerging wide receiver Devaughn Vele to remain humble and rely upon the Lord and his family, coaches and teammates.
Episode 57: BYU–Idaho professors Eric and Sarah d’Evegnée on faith, testimony and reconversion These professors find patterns and lessons of hope through the stories of those who choose to reconvert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
How Volkstrauertag reminds Elder Uchtdorf of the need for peace, reconciliation and forgiveness “With every kind word and with every act of love for God's children ... we honor those who lost their lives in serving their country,” Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf said during the annual Volkstrauertag commemoration event on Nov. 14.
President Oaks calls for a ‘peaceful resolution’ to the conflicts between religious freedom and nondiscrimination Offering the Joseph Smith Lecture at the University of Virginia on Nov. 12, President Dallin H. Oaks addressed the topic, “Going Forward with Religious Freedom and Nondiscrimination."
Episode 56: President Ballard, Elder Holland and Elder Cook reflect on how they first came to know the Savior President M. Russell Ballard, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and Elder Quentin L. Cook narrate their return trip to the British Isles, where each served a mission.
Episode 55: Latter-day Saint musician Wayne Burton on sharing talents to testify of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ This Church News podcast features a member musician, Dr. Wayne Burton. He is a medical doctor who has chosen to grow his musical talents by writing and producing Latter-day Saint music as part of his discipleship.
How handcart treks in Argentina are connecting youth with their Latter-day Saint pioneer legacy A longtime activity in the U.S., handcart treks also take place in international areas of the Church — helping youth worldwide appreciate the sacrifice of the early Saints and understand their shared pioneer legacy.
Returning to their ‘spiritual home,’ 3 senior Apostles reflect on lives ‘anchored in the British Isles’ as full-time missionaries All former missionaries in England, President Ballard, Elder Holland and Elder Cook recall the impact of missionary service on their lives
Episode 54: Elder Weatherford T. Clayton talks about the multigenerational blessings of senior missionary service Elder Clayton, a General Authority Seventy, and Arthur Johnson of the Church Missionary Department respond to many of the misconceptions related to seniors serving missions.
How gratitude, cooperation preceded the ‘miracle’ of Sunday’s historic live ‘Music & the Spoken Word’ broadcast The Tabernacle Choir on Temple Square members and leaders say miracles are allowing for the return of live performance Sunday broadcasts of "Music & the Spoken Word."
John S.K. Kauwe III, first native Hawaiian to lead BYU–Hawaii, officially inaugurated as president by Elder Holland After a 15-month delay due to COVID-19 restrictions, Elder Holland officially inaugurated President John S.K. Kauwe III, the first-ever native Hawaiian to serve as president of BYU-Hawaii.
Episode 53: Historian Spencer W. McBride on the importance of the Nauvoo Temple for early Church pioneers and for Latter-day Saints today Historian Spencer W. McBride explores the history and significance of the Nauvoo Temple for early Church pioneers and for all of us today.
Returning to her rural roots: The message Elder and Sister Holland gave to Saints in Sister Holland’s hometown Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and Sister Patricia Holland's assignments take them around the world to meet with Latter-day Saints. This weekend, they had the chance to return to Sister Holland's hometown of Enterprise, Utah.
Episode 52: Reimagining missionary work with leaders of the Missionary Department, Elder Marcus B. Nash and David N. Weidman Latter-day Saint leaders reflect on the impact of the pandemic on missionary work and look forward to the future of sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Elder Rasband and Elder Gong lead a modern-day look inside the renovated Mesa Arizona Temple Elder Rasband and Elder Gong were among Church leaders on hand for Monday's media tour of the newly renovated Mesa Arizona Temple, signaling the beginning of the 5-week open house.
Episode 51: During general conference, Church leaders testify of Jesus Christ, urge members to strengthen their spiritual foundations This episode of the Church News podcast explores the general conference themes of loving God, seeking faith amid adversity and building a stronger and more hopeful foundation in the gospel of Christ.