LDS Church News

Thinking of serving as a senior missionary? New website helps you explore options If you are considering serving a senior mission but have concerns that keep you from taking that first step, a new website can help you explore various options that fit your particular situation.
Prophetic pattern of ministering President Nelson follows example set by past presidents of the Church. The following list, compiled by the LDS Church History Libary, details international travels of LDS Church presidents, beginning at the turn of the 20th Century.
Young Men general presidency: Call to minister offers opportunity for Aaronic Priesthood holders This inspired emphasis on ministering will help Aaronic Priesthood holders see their service as more than just an obligation to fulfill or a program that helps the ward run smoothly.
Shining moment: Signal from home During World War II, my father Kurt Christensen, who is now 93, was on an aircraft carrier on the Pacific Ocean about a day’s travel across the international dateline. He was in the ship radar room when thoughts of home began coming to him.
President Nelson, Elder Holland testify of Savior in Holy Land, leave early due to conflict These times of rising conflicts, make the message of Jesus Christ, more important than ever, said President Russell M. Nelson in Jerusalem. “The message of the Lord Jesus Christ is a message of hope, it is a message of love, it is a message of joy."
Be grateful, have integrity, be humble and be kind, Elder Stanfill tells BYU-Idaho graduates at commencement Speaking on several Christlike attributes they would need following graduation, Elder Vern P. Stanfill, General Authority Seventy, spoke to new alumni of Brigham Young University-Idaho in his commencement address on April 13.
Apostle gives graduates advice on how to prepare for the future “Gaining an education, skill, or trade is a wonderful way to prepare for your future,” Elder Renlund said. But he added that even more important is the need to remain loyal to Jesus Christ and to be receptive to the Holy Ghost.