Leaders & Ministry

President Nelson says the Church will grow in Indonesia — one faithful family at a time President Russell M. Nelson wrapped up his ministry to Southeast Asia on Nov. 21 by speaking to a crowd of 1,765 Latter-day Saints in Indonesia. Here's what he promised them.
Video: President Nelson, Elder Christofferson talk about their most important message during Southeast Asia Ministry President Russell M. Nelson and Elder D. Todd Christofferson talk about how the message of a resurrected Lord can change nations.
Elder Andersen shares 3 things each person can be grateful for Thanksgiving is “a time of gratefulness, thankfulness and pondering the blessings we have received from heaven,” Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said during a LDS Business College devotional on Nov. 19.
President Nelson calls Vietnam’s future miraculous, promises Latter-day Saints they will be empowered to share the gospel President Russell M. Nelson met with Hanoi Mayor Nguyen Duc Chung in a brief but cordial meeting. Following that, he met with a small group of young adults before a member devotional in Ho Chi Minh City on Nov. 18.
Video: President Nelson, Elder Christofferson share the ‘great hope’ they feel for the Church’s future in Vietnam President Russell M. Nelson and Elder D. Todd Christofferson look at how there are great things ahead for the future of the Church in Vietnam.
Elder Cook reflects on Hurricane Katrina during rededication and how the Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple is a refuge from the storm Elder Quentin L. Cook returned to Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the first time in 13 years to rededicate the temple. Here's why it was a meaningful experience for him.
Elder Uchtdorf encourages all to become ‘a people of peace and reconciliation’ during Volkstrauertag event The 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall gave Volkstrauertag, a German national day of remembrance and mourning, a greater weight of significance as it was commemorated at the Fort Douglas Military Cemetery in Salt Lake City on Sunday morning, Nov. 17.
President Ballard’s second day in NYC includes visits with diplomats, religious leaders, human rights officials President Russell M. Ballard met with diplomats, including the Mexico ambassador to the U.S., the Niger ambassador to the United Nations, and the Economic Community of West African States representative to the United Nations.
President Eyring, Elder Stevenson deliver family history to Maryland governor at historic State House President Henry B. Eyring and Elder Gary E. Stevenson delivered photos and other genealogical documents to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan at the centuries-old Maryland State House.
In NYC, President Ballard visits UN, oldest Jewish synagogue in US and major media outlets The 91-year-old acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles cultivated new relationships for the Church and continued old ones during a newsmaking Friday in the City That Never Sleeps.
This Week on Social: What these leaders learned from family scripture study, pieces of the Berlin Wall, and a wall of sticky notes On social media this week, these Church leaders shared what they learned from reading the Book of Mormon in a family, how a New Zealand family is already implementing the Children and Youth program, and remembering Germany’s Unity Day.
What Muslims and Latter-day Saints in the Pacific taught Sister Eubank and Sister Craven about ministering Following a recent visit to the Pacific Area, Sister Eubank and Sister Craven highlight the importance of gathering Israel, following the prophet and the power of finding commonalities amidst differences.