Leaders & Ministry

This week on social: Watch an interview of Elder Uchtdorf on a German TV show 32 years ago This week on social media, Church leaders shared testimonies of the Book of Mormon, the importance of temples, and the need to put the Savior first in one’s life.
Sarah Jane Weaver: What the LGBT 2015 policy and a BYU devotional taught me about choosing faith Church News editor Sarah Jane Weaver opens up about when she first heard of the 2015 LGBT policy and what President Russell M. Nelson's devotional at BYU meant to her.
President Nelson explains LGBT 2015 policy, asks young adults to pray ‘if we truly are the Lord’s apostles and prophets’ President Russell M. Nelson spoke about the love of God and explained the Church's 2015 LGBT policy during a Brigham Young University devotional on Sept. 17, 2019.
Face to Face with Elder Soares takes international approach with Spanish, Portuguese — and yes, even more languages Elder Ulisses Soares and Elder Craig C. Christensen answered questions from young adults in Portuguese and Spanish for the first time during a Face to Face event.
Sarah Jane Weaver: How President Nelson’s ministry in Central and South America brings ‘power to the people’ President Russell M. Nelson's ministry in Central and South America has strengthened the faith of Latter-day Saints in the area and brought them closer to Christ.
Elder Andersen calls Lisbon temple the start of a ‘new chapter’ for the Church in Portugal Prior to the dedication of the Lisbon Portugal Temple, Elder Neil L. Andersen reflects on the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the area.
This Week on Social: Elder Andersen shares a wedding photo, testimony of the temple From President Russell M. Nelson's 95th birthday celebration to counsel from President Henry B. Eyring about living worthily, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared their testimonies on social media this week.
President Nelson’s 36 years of influencing world leaders and sharing the gospel throughout the globe In his 95 years of life and 36 years serving as an apostle and prophet of the Church, President Russell M. Nelson has met and influenced many world leaders around the globe. Here's a look at who he's met over the years.
President Nelson just celebrated his 95th birthday. Here are 8 of his most important messages since he was sustained as prophet Several themes have marked President Nelson’s presidency as he has lead the members of the Church to a higher and holier way of living the gospel of Jesus Christ.
The courageous steps Latter-day Saints in Asia are taking to build the Church and strengthen their families During an eight day visit to the Asia Area, Sister Jones and Sister Craig witnessed some of the courageous things Latter-day Saints are doing to strengthen their families and continue to spread the gospel.
Video: Elder Cook, Sister Cook share what it’s like seeing the mantle of a prophet up close Elder Quentin L. Cook and Sister Mary Cook share their experience of watching President Russell M. Nelson minister to Latter-day Saints in Central and South America.
Elder Rasband commemorates 106-year-old partnership between Church and BSA at Scouting gala During a celebration marking their 106-year-old relationship, the Church and the Boy Scouts of America shared details about their longstanding relationship and the upcoming 2020 separation of the two organizations.
Video: A look at why President Nelson ministers to Latter-day Saints around the world President Russell M. Nelson has concluded his Latin America Ministry Tour. The prophet visited five countries in nine days and ministered to 344,452 Latter-day Saints.
‘I’m just looking forward,’ says President Nelson as tour nears conclusion a week before his 95th birthday President Russell M. Nelson reflects on the Latin America Ministry Tour and what's ahead for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.