Leaders & Ministry

A look at the impact of President Nelson’s charge 1 year ago to call The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by its full name On Aug. 16, 2019, President Russell M. Nelson issued a call worldwide to refer to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by its full name.
Boyd Matheson: What I learned about using the full name of the Church from two reverends I have watched with great interest how members of the Church and the media have responded to, and sometimes struggled with, implementing President Russell M. Nelson's declarative statement of a year ago.
Sarah Jane Weaver: This word isn’t in the dictionary, but it’s one we should all know At the 2019 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People convention, Reverend Amos C. Brown stated that President Russell M. Nelson has helped make the gospel more understandable and obtainable.
This week on social: President Nelson reflects on heartbreak, Sister Craven says life is like a continuous line drawing On social media this week, Church leaders shared how following the Savior can bless the lives of individuals as well as shape history.
Couldn’t get tickets for President Nelson’s 95th birthday celebration? Here’s how you can still participate Tickets for President Russell M. Nelson's birthday celebration at the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City will be available on July 30 at 9 a.m.
This Church leader was executive vice president over a billion-dollar company at age 32. Here’s how his experience applies to his new calling Brother Jan E. Newman was called during April 2019 general conference as a counselor in the Sunday School general presidency.
Elder Bednar throws first pitch to mission president, former MLB player Jeremy Guthrie at Houston Astros game Elder David A. Bednar throws a perfect first-pitch at the Houston Astros baseball game commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Elder Corbridge shares important takeaways Latter-day Saints can learn from the early pioneers Elder Lawrence E. Corbridge, a General Authority Seventy, speaks at the Days of '47 Sunrise Service on July 24, 2019, on how the early pioneers thrived and what we can learn from them today.
Sister Joy D. Jones helps BYU-Idaho graduates tackle the next phase of life with 6 spiritual tips Sister Joy D. Jones, General Primary President, spoke at Brigham Young University - Idaho on July 23, 2019, on what it means to be "spiritual entrepreneurs."
For decades, Dodger Stadium has been holding ‘Mormon Nights’ during the summer. Now, they have a different name for it Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles threw out the ceremonial first pitch at "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Night at Dodger Stadium" on July 19.
The Lord’s plans are ‘bigger than we can imagine’ says new Sunday School leader Brother Milton da Rocha Camargo Brother Milton da Rocha Camargo, new first counselor in the Sunday School general presidency, shares how following the Spirit and trusting in the Lord has led to unexpected but wonderful experiences in life.
President Nelson to NAACP: ‘May we strive to lift our brothers and sisters everywhere’ Addressing the 110th annual NAACP national convention in Detroit, the diverse city where Martin Luther King Jr. spoke and marched more than a half century ago, President Russell M. Nelson said, "May we strive to lift our brothers and sisters."
Sister Sharon Eubank co-writes opinion piece on why President Nelson speaking at NAACP convention shows a ‘symphony of brotherhood’ The Detroit News has published an opinion piece by Sister Sharon Eubank, first counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, and Karen Boykin-Towns, vice chair of the NAACP Board of Directors.
President Ballard dedicates Pioneer Children’s Memorial at This Is the Place Heritage Park Speaking to a large crowd at This is the Place Heritage Park on July 20, President Ballard said the Pioneer Children's Memorial would stand as a testament to the strength and faith of all pioneers, including pioneers today.
This Week on Social: Elder Soares invites young adults to start participating in the September Face to Face This week on social media, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reflected on recent assignments, shared personal experiences and invited people to look forward with faith to the future.
Sister Franco shares 5 principles to ‘enlighten’ mission leaders During the 2019 Mission Leadership Seminar, Sister Cristina Franco, second counselor in the Primary general presidency, shared five principles to give guidance and direction to mission leaders.
Elder Bednar addresses ‘the character of Christ’ during 2019 Mission Leadership Seminar Speaking to 164 couples attending the Mission Leadership Seminar, Elder David A. Bednar said character refers to “the moral qualities of an individual that are conscientiously and consistently lived.”
How a surprise phone call unexpectedly turned Elder Alan R. Walker into a parent overnight Elder Alan R. Walker, new General Authority Seventy, shares details about his conversion to the gospel and how he and his wife unexpectedly became parents after 20 years of marriage.
This Week on Social: Elder Uchtdorf visits African American museum in Washington, D.C. This week on social, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf testified of God's love for each of His children after his visit to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Elder Robert C. Gay calls for leaders, missionaries and members to unite in sharing the gospel Elder Robert C. Gay of the Presidency of the Seventy called on new mission leaders to work closely with local leaders and members in a revelatory manner during his address at the 2019 New Mission Leadership Seminar.