Living Faith

How do you prepare for general conference? Let us know here Making general conference meaningful and “a delight” can take some effort. With the 189th Annual General Conference just around the corner, the Church News would like to know what you do to prepare to listen to the voice of the prophets.
Attendees sustain General Authorities during the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.
The heart-pounding moment when 1 General Authority testified of Joseph Smith in front of his graduate class "This Church is blessed by the reality of continuing revelation through a living prophet of God," Elder Steven R. Bangerter, General Authority Seventy, said in his BYU-Hawaii devotional address on March 19.
Elder Steven R. Bangerter greets students following a BYU-Hawaii devotional on March 19, 2019.
Pocatello Idaho Temple groundbreaking a highlight of the year for Latter-day Saints Tens of thousands across southeastern Idaho participate in Saturday's groundbreaking service.
Children take a turn turning soil at the March 16, 2019, groundbreaking service of the Pocatello Idaho Temple.
Music and the Spoken Word: What a Nobel Prize winner and Stephen Covey teach us about living a life full of meaning No matter our age, we all can find meaningful things to do with our lives.
This 1988 photo shows Arthur Ashkin in Holmdel, N.J. At age 96, Ashkin won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics with Canadian Donna Strickland and French scientist Gerard Mourou for their work in laser physics.
Spiritual answers aren't as easy as a Google search — here are 3 examples of how to live by faith Answers to spiritual things can't be found through a Google search — they take time. These stories about Nephi from the Book of Mormon, Joseph Smith and a convert show how to live by faith.
Students are photographed before the devotional held in the BYU-Idaho Center on March 12, 2019.
Music and the Spoken Word: If you want to 'pay it forward,' here are some ways to create a chain of kindness We've all experienced the wonderful way both givers and receivers are blessed when people help each other.
Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'"
Video: Preparing for the prophet — behind the scenes of a 65,000-person devotional in Phoenix Here's what it took to put on the devotional at the State Farm Stadium in Phoenix, where President Nelson spoke to 65,000 Latter-day Saints.,, other Church sites and social channels make changes to reflect full name of Church The First Presidency announced changes to the names of, and other Church communication channels.
Original painting by Carl Heinrich Bloch (1834-1890) is located in the King’s Oratory, The Museum of National History at Frederiksborg Castle in Denmark.
LDS Charities and JustServe launch #YouCanDoSomething campaign — here's how you can get involved LDS Charities announced its partnership with to launch the #YouCanDoSomething initiative on March 1. This initiative invites people to serve locally and donate to good causes globally.
Volunteers help with cleanup and planting in a park in Brigham City last fall. JustServe and LDS Charities have just announced a partnership for the #YouCanDoSomething initiative, inviting others to serve locally and donate globally to good causes around the world.
Music and the Spoken Word: Why friendships are stronger than time Among life’s richest blessings is friendship. And while the waves and winds may separate good friends for a time — even years — when they reunite, the time and distance fade almost instantly.
This week's Music and the Spoken Word emphasized the importance of friendship and why we need to continually reach out tomorrow.
Elder and Sister Costa tell BYU-Idaho students 3 things they wish they had known during college Speaking in a devotional at BYU Idaho on Tuesday, Feb. 26, Elder and Sister Costa spoke on three things they wish they had known while in college.
Elder Joaquin E. Costa and Sister Renee Costa speak at a devotional at BYU–Idaho on Feb. 26.
How April 2018 general conference inspired a new album by the Tabernacle Choir The Tabernacle Choir, directed by Mack Wilberg, was inspired to record a new album after April 2018 general conference.
The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will release its new album — "Let Us All Press On: Hymns of Praise and Inspiration" — on March 8, 2019.
2 BYU religion professors weigh in on why 'Come, Follow Me' should be just the beginning of your gospel study Two BYU religion professors shared their insights about the new "Come, Follow Me" curriculum and why it is more important than ever to take on the responsibility of personal learning and study.
Youth of the Church study the scriptures and discuss during Sunday School classes.
Watch this breathtaking new nature video featuring a message from Elder Uchtdorf In a new Mormon Channel video, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf details the migration patterns of animals and asserts that human beings have a similar yearning for their heavenly home.
Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf narrates a recently released Mormon Channel video about the guiding light of Christ.
Actress Patricia Heaton, 'Lion' film subject Saroo Brierley and ukulele musician headline 2019 RootsTech Patricia Heaton and Saroo Brierly will be keynote speakers at RootsTech 2019. Here's what they're most looking forward to during this year's event.
Attendees walk through RootsTech in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 3, 2018. This year's RootsTech is scheduled for Feb. 27-March 2 at the Salt Palace Convention Center.
Boyd Matheson: While calling home, missionaries should still write the 'things of the soul' The availability of weekly communication through various technologies should be applied specifically to strengthen missionaries, bind families and increase faith through united purpose.
Missionaries watch President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prior to a missionary meeting in Montevideo, Uraguay on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday, Feb. 15, that missionaries worldwide are now authorized to communicate with their families each week on preparation day by text messages, online messaging, phone calls and video chats, in addition to letters and emails.
Put 'the family' into family history with these new kid-friendly activities FamilySearch’s “In-Home Activities” is online and available for individuals and families to discover who they are and how they fit with their family, both present and past.
Thomas, Sam, and Grace Arrington from Farmington, Utah, share a laugh while using the "Walk Where They Walked" in-home activity on FamilySearch.
Music and the Spoken Word: How to reduce stress, increase happiness in your relationships Yes, we’ve all been on the receiving end of such incivility, and perhaps, from time to time, we’ve even been on the giving end.
Music and the Spoken word discusses how we can show our respect for others through our words and actions. highlights how women are essential participants in the work of the priesthood An article outlines truths from Apostles and general women auxiliary leaders regarding women and their relationship with the priesthood. Here’s a brief look at a few of them.
Women smile as they arrive at the Conference Center for the General Women's Session of the 186th Semiannual General Conference in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.  In 2019, an article outlined how women are essential participants of the priesthood.
Stretch cotton garments available in new styles for Latter-day Saint women The women’s stretch cotton garment line is being extended to include maternity styles, a nursing top, and a midcalf bottom, available immediately in the U.S. and Canada.
The women’s stretch cotton garment line is being extended to include maternity styles, a nursing top, and a midcalf bottom, available immediately in the U.S. and Canada.