Living Faith

Sarah Jane Weaver: Why I give the Lord my faith — and my tithes The story of Gemmer Esperas — who lost his daughter, his home and his job in Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 — epitomizes the power of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' programs and sacred resources to transform and elevate individuals and families across the globe.
This week on social: Apostles share update on Philippines, testimonies of God’s plan and an invitation to pray Members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency shared messages of faith as well as details about the Church's humanitarian efforts in the Philippines on social media this week.
What 9 ‘faith-filled’ LDSBC students shared about faith in Jesus Christ, agency and the Book of Mormon On Jan. 14, President Bruce C. Kusch and his wife, Sister Alynda Kusch, spoke to LDSBC students gathered in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square about the principles found in a “simple but powerful” Primary song and the miracle of a quilt walk.
If the prophet asked what he could do for you, how would you respond? During a BYU devotional on Jan. 14, Elder Michael T. Ringwood testified that God's gifts — including the gift of a living prophet — are "everything we need" to return to our Heavenly Home.
How to overcome ‘FOMO’ and commit to the Savior, Elder Christofferson explains Elder D. Todd Christofferson and his wife, Sister Kathy Christofferson, spoke to young adults about choice and commitment during a worldwide devotional on Sunday, Jan. 12.
Sarah Jane Weaver: What happens when people ‘do something about their faith’ When a tsunami struck Southeast Asia in 2004, the Church — like many nations and organizations — was quick to provide relief. But Elder David Walch and his wife, Sister Phyllis Walch, discovered the victims were in need of something more.
How the Church is experimenting with augmented reality to engage youth in gospel study Experience and explore Lehi's vision of the tree of life for yourself with a new interactive app released by the Church called "The Tree of Life AR app."
Sarah Jane Weaver: What the story of John Howland taught President Ballard about expecting the Lord’s hand Church News editor Sarah Weaver writes about a story President M. Russell Ballard shared while in Sharon, Vermont, about his ninth great-grandfather John Howland, who crossed the Atlantic on the Mayflower.
This former teacher didn’t want to waste his retirement years. Here’s how he is improving education in Guatemala After retiring from full-time work early, Kenneth Grover wanted to find a way to give back to the community that had blessed his life. Here's a look at how he is using his retirement years to bless communities in Guatemala.
Christmas at the Provo MTC: How 1,223 missionaries celebrated the holiday while away from home The Provo MTC combines planning and adjustments to provide a memorable Christmas for missionaries away from home for the holidays while trying to help free up employees and volunteers to spend as much of Christmas Day with their own families.
This Christmas on social: Here are all the Christmas messages shared by Church leaders on social media this year In the weeks leading up to Christmas, Church leaders have shared their testimonies of the Savior and what Christmas means to each of them. It’s one of the ways they are helping to #LightTheWorld and remind readers to focus on Christ.