Leaders & Ministry

Elder Soares, Sister Aburto and other leaders promise peace to Native Americans enduring troubling days Elder Ulisses Soares, Sister Reyna I. Aburto, Elder Kyle S. McKay and other leaders shared counsel and comfort during a recent member devotional for Native Americans in the U.S. Southwest.
What youth and young adults learned in a #QuestforConnection during RootsTech Connect Elder David A. Bednar, Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon and Young Men General President Steven J. Lund participated in the "Our Quest for Connection" wrap-up event on Feb. 27.
Elder and Sister Holland take viewers on hometown visit around St. George during RootsTech Connect Family Discovery Day During RootsTech Connect Family Discovery Day on Saturday, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and Sister Patricia Holland taught how to connect to one's heritage, to one's family and to God.
What 3 Apostles taught at RootsTech about temple and family history work during the pandemic With a unique global gathering and presentation, the 2021 Temple and Family History Leadership Instruction meeting featured Elder Bednar, Elder Renlund and Elder Stevenson.
Elder Uchtdorf’s devotional on technology in missionary work is ‘almost like a worldwide Zoom meeting’ Technology served as both the medium and main topic as Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf and Sister Harriet Uchtdorf spoke in a devotional with full-time missionaries across the globe.
French-speaking young adults share their gratitude, spiritual impressions from unique devotional From Africa to Tahiti and Canada to France, young adults shared appreciation, impressions and lessons they learned from the Spirit after having the unique opportunity to hear an Apostle in their native language.
Elder Gay shares 3 ways to serve God and become ‘your best self’ "For relationships to thrive, for societies to flourish and for mankind to fulfill his potential, we must choose to serve," Elder Robert C. Gay said during a BYU–Hawaii devotional on Feb. 23.
In devotional to French-speaking young adults, Elder Andersen extends 6 belief-related admonitions Elder Andersen testified to French-speaking young adult Latter-day Saints “that your faith in Jesus Christ is not in vain. You will see Him again."
What a story from Elder Soares’ youth taught Primary children during the Friend to Friend During the Friend to Friend, the virtual audience of Primary children sang songs, colored pictures, played with rocks and listened to special messages from Church leaders about the Savior.
Elder Holland and 3 general Church leaders answer young adults’ questions about dating, marriage and other issues While participating in a young single adult question-and-answer devotional broadcast on Sunday, Feb. 14 — Valentine's Day — Elder Holland and three other Church leaders fielded several questions on dating and marriage.
Young Men general leader: How ‘speaking’ of the temple can bless and prepare youth Young people can enhance their love for the temple when their parents and leaders speak of the sacrifices, power and experiences of such sacred places, writes David T. Lisonbee of the Young Men general advisory council.
President Ballard urges BYU-Pathway Worldwide students to get an education despite challenges “You are investing now for eternity that lies ahead. I urge you to finish this educational journey you have begun — no matter what challenges you may face,” President Ballard said.
What the Primary general presidency hopes for the Friend to Friend for children — the first event of its kind Designed for children and hosted by children, the upcoming Friend to Friend will originate in English, Spanish and Portuguese and include messages from President Russell M. Nelson and Elder Ulisses Soares.