Living Faith

Music and the Spoken Word: Life lessons from Nelson Mandela and why we need to 'keep on trying' We all know that we aren’t perfect; we know we have room for much improvement. But if we just keep trying, we can change for the better.
Nelson Mandela at the 5th annual Nelson Mandela Lecture at the Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2007.
Ask: Did you finish the Book of Mormon before the end of the year? In the general women's session of October 2018 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson issued the invitation to read the Book of Mormon before the end of the year.
Sister Carolyne Dwomoh holds an Italian Book of Mormon while finding in Rome, Italy, on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.
Music and the Spoken Word: Our past doesn't always determine our future — and that's a good thing Life is all about growth. Our physical growth is most obvious, but we also grow in other ways that are more meaningful.
Life is about learning and progressing and becoming better versions of ourselves with every passing day.
'More than just medicine': How this yearlong Young Women's project brought hope to kids with cancer After 1,000 hours of work by 200 members spanning almost an entire year, the Young Women of the Spring Texas Stake deliver their gifts to cancer kids at Texas Children’s Hospital
A child who just finished her latest round of radiation therapy at the Texas Children’s Hospital receives a yarn wig from Savannah Morris from the Spring Texas Stake.
What the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis teaches about optimism and why we shouldn't always trust the news Speaking to students at BYU-Idaho, President Henry J. Eyring and Sister Kelly C. Eyring related the importance of optimism and the Savior's mission to ensure that all people can have hope and happiness in their lives.
BYU-Idaho President Henry J. Eyring speaks during the first devotional of the semester on Jan. 8, 2019.
President Worthen, Sister Worthen kick off BYU semester with lessons on divine identity, spiritual gifts Speaking to students gathered at the Marriott Center on the BYU campus in Provo, Utah, university President Kevin J. Worthen and his wife, Sister Peggy S. Worthen, share important reminders of loving Father in Heaven as students begin a new semester.
BYU President Kevin J Worthen speaks during the first devotional of BYU's Winter 2019 Semester in the Marriott Center, Jan. 8, 2019.
What President Hinckley taught me in an interview where he asked — and answered — all the questions As my family drove returned from a short trip to Southern Utah this weekend, I viewed signage for one of the Church’s historic sites — Cove Fort. Instantly, my mind returned to a time that I learned one of the most important lessons of my care
President Gordon B. and Marjorie Hinckley laugh during media interview Mar 13th, 2003.
Music and the Spoken Word: Handling life transitions with confidence and faith Life is often compared to a pathway. And, as most of us know by experience, that pathway is rarely smooth and straight.
Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia
Tips on teaching like the Savior from the Young Men, Young Women and Sunday School general presidencies Brother Tad R. Callister, Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, and Brother Stephen W. Owen provide concrete suggestions to help Latter-day Saint youth teach more like the Savior.
A young man and young women help teach a Sunday School class.
Sunday School general presidency talks about how to approach 'Come Follow Me' 2019 curriculum The Sunday School general presidency discusses their insights on and hopes for the 2019 curriculum.
A study of the scriptures, supported by the new resource Come, Follow Me — For Individuals and Families, is the suggested course of gospel study at home.
Music and the Spoken Word: How to make the new year even better than 2018 As we close the calendars on one year, we open them to another. We reflect on days past and anticipate days ahead; we look back and we look forward every time we begin another year.
As we close the calendars on one year, we open them to another. We reflect on days past and anticipate days ahead; we look back and we look forward every time we begin another year.
Was 2018 a bit of a blur? Refresh your memory with this Church news overview of the last year The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has seen many changes, announcements and historic events, all within the span of 365 days. Here's a look at some of these significant happenings in 2018.
President Russell M. Nelson, center, the 17th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, sits with his councilors of the First Presidency — President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor, left, and President Henry B. Eyring, second counselor, right — at a news conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Jan. 16, 2018.
Elder Uchtdorf, Elder Soares and Pixar consultant to speak at BYU during 2019 winter semester BYU News released a schedule of who will be speaking during their 2019 winter semester devotionals and forums.
Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles speaks at BYU during a campus devotional on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. BYU News recently released the lineup of speakers for devotionals and forums for winter 2019, which includes Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Elder Ulisses Soares and Pixar story and branding consultant Matt Luhn.
BYU religion professor shares the most important part of the Church's 2019 curriculum For many years we have been taught by those charged to guide the destiny of this Church that the family is in fact the most important unit in time or eternity. Constant and consistent efforts to strengthen the family is our most important work.
Justin Allen, center, reads to his son Tom Allen and daughter Emilia Allen at home in Renton, Wash., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.
Music and the Spoken Word: The miracle we call Christmas Love is the oldest and richest of Christmas traditions, beginning with the first Christmas. Few tangible gifts were exchanged then, but there were many offerings of love.
The Wise Men continue their search  of baby Jesus in this scene from the Bible Video series of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Latter-day Saint sister missionaries can now wear dress pants The First Presidency has updated the missionary dress and grooming guidelines for sister missionaries worldwide.
Sister missionaries smile after meeting with President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lima, Peru on Oct. 20, 2018.
Family Discovery Day to feature Elder Bednar, Sister Bednar at RootsTech 2019 Elder and Sister Bednar will speak at RootsTech 2019 Family Discovery Day on March 2. Other keynote speakers at the conference include Patricia Heaton and Jake Shimabukuro.
Elder David A. Bednar and his wife, Sister Susan Kae Bednar, exit the stand following the Sunday afternoon session of the 183rd Semiannual General Conference on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, inside the Conference Center.
Music and the Spoken Word: 'Tidings of great joy' There is, after all, a lot to love about Christmas — the lights, the decorations, the music, the gifts and the gatherings can inspire joy if we allow them to point us to a silent night in Bethlehem.
People tour the Christmas lights near Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.
Christmas joy: Kristin Chenoweth highlights annual Tabernacle Choir holiday concert Kristin Chenoweth enthralled audiences with her voice on Dec. 13 during her performance with The Tabernacle Choir.
Kristin Chenoweth jokes with conductor Mack Wilberg while singing with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square during their opening Christmas concert at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.
Kristin Chenoweth to cross off an item on her 'bucket list' at Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert Celebrated Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth expressed excitement to celebrate "the birth of Christ" with the Tabernacle Choir during this year's Christmas concert.
Kristin Chenoweth, guest artist at this year's Christmas concert, has some fun with Ron Jarret, president of The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, and Mack Wilberg, music director of the choir, as they shared exclusive details about the concert during a press conference at the Relief Society Building in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.