Leaders & Ministry

Sister Craven on women and priesthood — All the spiritual blessings of the Church As part of the Church News "Women of Covenant" series, Sister Becky Craven shares what she has learned about the importance and power of keeping covenants.
President Cordon at Mission Leadership Seminar: A building pattern for missionary work President Cordon details how being anchored to Christ and having secure relationships with fellow Latter-day Saints helps members and missionaries become life-long disciples.
Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf at Mission Leadership Seminar: ‘Making disciples’ and the wise use of technology Speaking to new mission presidents during the 2020 Mission Leadership Seminar, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf underscored the key role technology can play in taking the gospel throughout the world through missionary work.
Virtual Mission Leadership Seminar reaches 135 couples of new mission leaders in 17 countries worldwide Rather than a large-scale gathering at the Provo MTC, the 2020 Mission Leadership Seminar was streamed to 135 new missions presidents and companions to their homes in 17 different countries.
Elder Gong at Mission Leadership Seminar: What it means to be ‘perfected in Christ’ Elder Gerrit W. Gong helped new mission leaders to understand "perfection" as defined by the Lord and offered five principles to help establish a thriving mission culture.
President Nelson at Mission Leadership Seminar: How to receive divine tutoring like the Prophet Joseph Smith Speaking during the 2020 Mission Leadership Seminar, President Russell M. Nelson promised new mission leaders that they will be guided by heaven as they seek inspiration from on high.
Elder Holland at Mission Leadership Seminar: The Savior summarized His ministry in 1 principle — ‘love one another’ During an address that was broadcast June 26 as part of the 2020 Mission Leadership Seminar, Elder Holland spoke of the lesson the Savior taught His Apostles in His final hours.
2020 Mission Leadership Seminar to be condensed, streamed online COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and precautions have shortened the seminar from three days to two, set for Friday and Saturday, June 26 and 27. The seminar will be conducted completely online.
Elder and Sister Rasband extend 2 invitations for upcoming Face to Face event for young adults Elder Ronald A. Rasband and his wife, Sister Melanie Rasband, invite young adults to participate in a Face to Face event on Sept. 13. The event will focus on the Restoration and bicentennial proclamation.
Sister Franco on women and priesthood — Drawing on the Savior’s power As part of the Church News "Women of Covenant" series, Sister Cristina B. Franco shares a personal story of how she learned to draw on the power of God.
Sister Craig on women and priesthood — What will you take with you? As part of the Church News 'Women of Covenant' series, Sister Michelle D. Craig shares how she has learned to prioritize things of eternity over things of this world.
How Elder Holland’s view of himself and others has changed during the COVID-19 crisis In an interview with the Elijah Interfaith Institute in Jerusalem, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland said he is determined to return to public service after pandemic restrictions end with a renewed focus on individuals and their needs.
Elder Bednar turns 68 today. Here’s how the Apostle spent his most recent year Today is Elder Bednar's 68th birthday. In celebration of his special day, the Church News compiled highlights from his past year of global ministry as an Apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ.
What members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles say about the implications of COVID-19 During the past three months when COVID-19 travel restrictions have prevented Church leaders from going “into all the world,” they have continued to “send” their message.