Leaders & Ministry

Elder Cook shares 2 special gifts leaders can give their missionaries and the importance of true conversion Elder Quentin L. Cook spoke during the 2019 New Mission Leadership Seminar on how to help missionaries fully understand and achieve their purpose.
Elder Nielson talks on the most important tools available for new mission leaders, missionaries Elder Brent H. Nielson, a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, talks about the tools available to mission leaders and missionaries while serving.
5 key points for senior couples to remember when serving a mission Bishop W. Christopher Waddell and Sister Carol Waddell share their first-hand experience of what it's like serving a mission and testified of how senior missionaries can bless others' lives.
Donny Osmond, Nathan Pacheco and more artists to perform for President Nelson’s 95th birthday President Russell M. Nelson of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will turn 95 years-old in September 2019. Guest artists such as Donny Osmond and Nathan Pacheco will be performing at a celebration in the prophet's honor.
Elder and Sister Rasband give tips for new leaders on how to take care of missionaries Elder Ronald A. Rasband spoke during the 2019 Mission Leadership Seminar, encouraging new mission leaders to guide missionaries and to be personally involved in their lives.
Elder Andersen offers 6 ways to help missionaries become lifelong disciples of Jesus Christ Elder Neil L. Andersen shares six ways to help missionaries become lifelong disciples of the Savior and introduces a new missionary handbook called "Missionary Standards for Disciples of Jesus Christ."
President Ballard said missionaries shouldn’t invite people to be baptized without feeling the Spirit. Here’s why During the 2019 New Mission Leadership Seminar, President M. Russell Ballard said missionaries need to recognize the Spirit and teach by the Spirit more than at any time in our history.
President Oaks gives essential tools for how to be an effective mission leader President Dallin H. Oaks listed the important fundamentals new mission presidents and companions should teach their missionaries as he spoke at the 2019 New Mission Leadership Seminar at the Provo MTC.
Elder Rasband visits Eastern Europe, reiterates President Nelson’s promise that there will be a temple in Russia Elder Ronald A. Rasband promises that safety is found in following the real-time counsel of President Russell M. Nelson, prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Here are Elder Holland’s key insights about the Atonement of Christ, Fall of Adam Two decades after delivering his "Missionary Work and the Atonement" address at a new mission leadership seminar at the Provo MTC, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland returned to link those two topics and the Missionary Purpose and doctrine of Christ.
How hundreds of Latter-day Saint youth brought relief to an Iowa community devastated by floods Elder Dale G. Renlund gave a morning devotional before 800 youth and leaders from Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota before they commenced a day of serving those affected by devastating floods in the area.
This Week on Social: Watch President Nelson sing ‘I Am a Child of God’ with Primary children This week on social media, President Nelson, President Oaks, President Eyring and others shared testimony of many gospel topics including temples and service.
How Latter-day Saint Charities and UNHCR have been bringing relief and comfort to refugees for nearly 30 years Honoring World Refugee Day, a new video highlights how the work of UNHCR and Latter-day Saint Charities has been impacting the lives of refugees, volunteers and communities around the world for almost three decades.
‘It is up to us’: Elder Kearon speaks at BYU on how to avoid the erosion of religious freedom During BYU's Religious Freedom Annual Review, Elder Patrick Kearon of the Presidency of the Seventy challenged those attending to enlist young people in the defense of religious liberty.