Leaders & Ministry

Sarah Jane Weaver: As Utah honors President Ballard, his teachings about looking back, and forward, have new relevance Utah Gov. Spencer Cox declares July 23, 2021, as President M. Russell Ballard Day — calling the Church leader a community and bridge builder
Episode 40: President M. Russell Ballard and three other Apostles on why and how the Church is governed by councils President M. Russell Ballard, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Elder David A. Bednar and Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles explain why and how the Church is governed by councils.
‘The pioneer legacy is a legacy of inclusion,’ President Oaks declares “We praise what the pioneers’ great qualities have done for us, but that is not enough. We should also assure that these same qualities are guiding principles for each of us," President Dallin H. Oaks said.
Youth advisers do far more than teach Sunday lessons General Young Men and Young Women leaders emphasize the importance of youth advisers allowing young people to build confidence by learning to lead.
Inside Church headquarters: Why the Church is governed by councils When the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles counsel together, Elder David A. Bednar said, “no one ever will treat lightly a reservation or a comment by a fellow prophet, seer and revelator.”
Inside Church headquarters: What President Oaks and President Eyring have learned about revelation in councils From the Council of the First Presidency to a family council and all councils in between, “the strength of councils comes largely from the faith of the people who are in them,” President Henry B. Eyring said.
Getting to know Primary General President Camille N. Johnson and how faith defined her life, propelled her to look forward Primary General President Camille N. Johnson feels her heart expand to love the million children for whom she has a stewardship.
President Oaks honored for lifelong support of God, family, freedom and country "Let us be united to defend the great principles of the United States Constitution and to use our precious freedoms to further the work of our faith and to serve our fellow men," President Dallin H. Oaks said upon accepting the award Thursday night.
Video: Why does religious liberty matter? Prominent faith and thought leaders answer that important question Elder Quentin L. Cook, along with Catholic and Pentecostal leaders, speak about the power of religion and the necessity to defend religious liberty in a manner that protects people of diverse faith, as well as those of no faith.