What putting the gospel first instead of his career meant to this late emeritus General Authority During an interview after he was sustained as second counselor in the presiding bishopric, Bishop Glenn L. Pace told me, “If there were an ecclesiastical path — and there isn’t — for becoming a General Authority, I wouldn’t make it."
Why ‘ward youth council’ isn’t just a different name — it’s part of a culture change The ward youth council will replace the bishopric youth committee, as Elder Quentin L. Cook announced in the October general conference. The ward youth council is another tool that can help the bishop, while also helping the youth have leadership opportunities.
This man received a call personally from the prophet to be a temple missionary. 40 years later, he’s performed over 13,000 endowments Dennis Preece has performed more than 13,000 temple ordinances since 1974. He turns 70 on Thanksgiving Day and has no plans to slow down.
These Latter-day Saint social media influencers have impacted millions. Here’s the secret to their success Sitting in the make-shift green room in Brazil, they seem just like every other young adult in the Church. But they are not. Wesley Mercês has 1.7 million Facebook followers. Nicole Luz’s face is recognized across this South American nation.
Why former Utah Jazz player Thurl Bailey says his son’s mission has put him ‘ahead of the game’ at Marquette University One year after finishing his missionary service, Brendan Bailey is entering his sophomore season at Marquette prepared to make noise in the college basketball world.
How Utah State’s nationally renowned Sam Merrill takes basketball and his faith to the ‘highest level’ Utah State University's Sam Merrill talks about his decision to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and how he wants to play at the "highest level" of his sport.
Church leaders report on status of missionaries, members following Typhoon Hagibis In a disaster report from the Church's Asia North Area offices, members and missionaries in the Chiba and Fukushima prefectures were reported safe following further flooding and mudslides due to torrential rains Oct. 25-26, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis.
Luz de las Naciones — a celebration of belonging This year's Luz de las Naciones, which is the largest Latino cultural event of its kind in all of Utah, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m. at the conference center and will once again provide a beautiful and spectacular array of cultural music, dance, and art.
Young Men, Young Women general leaders on what to expect for 2020 ‘Come, Follow Me’ curriculum Brother Douglas D. Holmes and Sister Michelle Craig explain what "Come, Follow Me" for Aaronic Priesthood and Young Women will look like in 2020. The youth curriculum will be aligned with the scripture blocks taught at home, in seminary and in Sunday School.
Did you know a WWII veteran and gospel convert helped develop the Corvette? Here’s his story Born in Lansing, Michigan, in 1922, Lane has lived somewhat of an exciting life for a Michigan farm boy. Here's a look at how this WWII vet found the Church in his late 90s.
This Latter-day Saint has won 55 awards in pickleball, but for him it’s not just a sport — it’s a missionary tool Here's how one Latter-day Saint uses his talent with the sport he loves to teach others about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Church leaders give safety report for members, missionaries in Tokyo affected by Typhoon Hagibis In the aftermath of record flooding and rainfall in Tokyo from Typhoon Hagibis, the area presidency reported members and missionaries as safe. Damages in the area are still being assessed.
Elder James O. Mason — emeritus General Authority Seventy — dies at age 89 Elder James O. Mason, 89 — the former head of the U.S. Public Health Service who also served for five years as a General Authority Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019.
What running 200-mile-ultramarathons has taught this man about what is most important in life Michael McKnight was told he might not be able to run for a year when he broke his back due to a skiing accident. Now, he's running ultramarathons and says the experience helps him appreciate what is most important in life — his family and the gospel.