Leaders & Ministry

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.
President Ballard challenges mission leaders to help elders, sisters discover their ‘missionary purpose’ President M. Russell Ballard reflects upon his own spiritual growth as a young missionary to teach timeless lessons on inviting other to follow the Savior.
Changes due to COVID-19 should be seen as refining advantages, President Oaks teaches mission leaders The adjustments made to missionary work during the pandemic do not change the most basic principles of it or its leadership, President Dallin H. Oaks said.
What Elder Holland and Sister Eubank said about supporting refugees who are religiously oppressed Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and Sister Sharon Eubank virtually participated in the 2021 AMAR Windsor Dialogue Conference — a summit that brought together faith and government leaders to help those religiously oppressed.
Society has become ‘tone deaf to the music of faith,’ says Elder Cook during religious liberty summit. Here’s the solution "My plea today is that all religions work together to defend faith," said Elder Quentin L. Cook during the Notre Dame Religious Liberty Summit.
Elder Uchtdorf underscores the ‘one thing’ at conclusion of seminar for new mission leaders "The Lord's promise has been fulfilled. The Lord has been among us," said Elder Uchtdorf in his concluding message at the 2021 Seminar for New Mission Leaders.
‘Love, Share, Invite’ event provides simple examples of sharing the gospel To love, share and invite is “a normal and natural pattern that fits right in with simply being a follower of the Savior,” said Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf during the worldwide broadcast.
The words of Christ are the best ‘why’ missionaries need, Elder Holland says “Please teach the scriptures to your missionaries,” Elder Holland told mission leaders. “Stand in front of them with your scriptures in your hand. Let those elders and sisters see where you find your inspiration."
How Elder Renlund relates a long, ascending mountain road and the Finnish word ‘sisu’ to lifelong conversion The road to eternal happiness depends on lifelong conversion to the truths of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ, said Elder Dale G. Renlund during the 2021 Seminar for New Mission Leaders.
Greater faith in missions comes when ‘higher love’ blends with ‘higher expectations’, Elder Andersen teaches Elder Neil L. Andersen taught mission leaders to follow Christ's example by ministering to the needs of individuals and inviting them to find greater faith in God.
Elder Bednar outlines 8 principles about spiritual gifts and Christlike attributes "The Lord determines if and when all spiritual gifts and Christlike attributes are received. Nevertheless, we should do all in our power to desire and become eligible for such gifts," Elder David A. Bednar taught during the 2021 Seminar for New Mission Leaders.
How understanding the ordinance and covenant of baptism will change one forever, Elder Nash explains Elder Marcus B. Nash said at the 2021 Seminar for New Mission Leaders: “The covenant of baptism is not a self-improvement program. ... We agree to live according to the prescribed pattern of discipleship."