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Video: Elder Gong gives an inside look at President Nelson's 'remarkable' Pacific ministry tour Elder Gerrit W. Gong talks about how President Russell M. Nelson ministered to the one and to thousands during the Pacific Ministry Tour.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife Sister Wendy Nelson and Elder Gerrit W. Gong, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, wave upon arrival in Papeete, Tahiti on May 23, 2019.
Video: Sister Wendy Nelson shares how the Lord brought her and President Nelson together Sister Wendy Nelson shares how she received personal revelation and guidance in the beginning stages of her relationship with President Russell M. Nelson.
Sister Wendy Nelson is interviewed by media in Papeete, Tahiti on May 24, 2019.
Boyd Matheson: 'The power of gathering' and how it relates to President Nelson's Pacific tour The longing to connect, to be part of a story, a movement or a family is hardwired in humans, writes Boyd Matheson, Deseret News opinion editor.
Attendees sing for President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after a devotional in Papeete, Tahiti, on May 24, 2019.
Video: Latter-day Saints in the Pacific 'welcome home' President Nelson President Russell M. Nelson talks about the warm welcome he received from Latter-day Saints during his Pacific Ministry Tour.
Missionaries wait for President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prior to a devotional  in Tonga on May 23, 2019.
President Nelson concludes Pacific Ministry Tour with a warning: 'There's trouble ahead' President Russell M. Nelson completed his nine-day, seven-country Pacific Ministry Tour in Tahiti, where he asked Latter-day Saints to prepare for "attacks from the adversary."
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints speaks during a devotional at Stade Pater stadium in Papeete, Tahiti, on May 24, 2019.
Video: Fijian Latter-day Saints give an emotional farewell to President Nelson through song Fijian Latter-day Saints bid President Nelson a fond farewell at the conclusion of a devotional on Wednesday, May 23.
Choir members hold a sign as President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leaves after a devotional in Nausori, Fiji on May 22, 2019.
After meeting Tongan king and queen in royal palace, President Nelson is welcomed 'home' by Latter-day Saints More than 10,000 Tongan Latter-day Saints had a once-in-a-lifetime experience as they welcomed President Russell M. Nelson "home" on May 23.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, wave after a devotional in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, on May 23, 2019.
Video: President Nelson offers hope, healing to Muslims following Christchurch attacks President Russell M. Nelson offered a total of $100,000 to the two mosques damaged in the attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meets Linwood Mosque victim Ahmed Jahangir in Auckland, New Zealand on May 21, 2019.
4,000 Fijian Latter-day Saints welcome President Nelson on fifth stop of Pacific Ministry Tour The devotional is the fifth stop on President Nelson’s Pacific Ministry Tour — a nine-day, seven nation trip. It was broadcast to meetinghouses across Fiji.
Attendees wave as President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leaves after a devotional in Nausori, Fiji, on May 22, 2019.
Boyd Matheson: A look at some of the most meaningful lessons from President Nelson's Pacific tour Every nation on the Pacific Ministry Tour itinerary includes a harbor. President Nelson and Elder Gong are transforming these harbors into havens where heaven can draw near, members can unite and empowering principles of the gospel can be shared.
The harbour in Wellington, New Zealand on Sunday, May 19, 2019.
President Nelson announces New Zealand temple site, meets with missionaries, members and Muslim leaders President Nelson addressed missionaries and members Tuesday in New Zealand. He also spoke to government and religious leaders, announced the site for the new temple in Auckland and gave a donation to mosques impacted by violence.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, and Elder Gerrit W. Gong of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Quorum of the Twelve Apostles acknowledge attendees prior to a devotional in Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, on May 21, 2019.
Video: Australian Church members share how they accept President Nelson's invitation to 'come unto Christ' Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints talk about how the gospel connects them in powerful ways.
President Nelson announces $100,000 donation to rebuild mosques damaged in New Zealand attacks During his Pacific tour, President Nelson offered a $100,000 donation to help repair the mosques damaged in the Christchurch, New Zealand shootings.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints greets Sheik Mohammad Amir and Elder Gerrit W. Gong, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, shakes hands with Dr. Mustafa Farouk in Auckland, New Zealand on May 21, 2019.
What President Nelson’s upcoming visit will mean to 1 Tongan mother One Tongan mother is looking forward to President Russell M. Nelson's visit to Tonga during his Pacific tour.
The Nuku'alofa Tonga Temple.
President Nelson calls New Zealand's prime minister 'courageous,' promises Church will donate to mosques President Nelson praised New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for being a "peacemaker" and said the Church would be donating to the two mosques targeted in the nation's worst terror attack in history.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gives a Book of Mormon to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Wellington, New Zealand, on Monday, May 20, 2019.
Pacific tour: As religion declines in Australia, President Nelson speaks on Book of Mormon, happiness President Russell M. Nelson delivers a message on the importance of the Book of Mormon to a congregation of 8,000 members in Sydney, Australia.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, wave to devotional attendees on May 19, 2019, in Sydney, Australia.
President Nelson urges Samoan members to be strong in the face of persecution, 'attacks of the adversary' On his Pacific tour, President Nelson asked members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to fortify themselves against the attacks of the adversary.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, center, and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, wave to those in attendance following a devotional in Apia, Samoa on Saturday, May 18, 2019. At right is His Highness Tuimaleali'ifano Va'aleto'a Eti Sualauvi II, Samoa Head of State.
Pacific tour: President Nelson shares 10 spiritual lessons for Latter-day Saints For his first stop on the Pacific tour, President Russell M. Nelson shared 10 spiritual truths with Latter-day Saints in Hawaii.
From right to left, President Russell M. Nelson, Sister Wendy Nelson, Sister Susan Gong and Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles greet community leaders during a reception prior to the May 16, 2019, devotional in the Kona Hawaii Stake Center. At left is Elder Aley K. Auna Jr., an Area Seventy.
President Nelson embarks on 9-day Pacific tour President Russell M. Nelson has begun a nine-day tour of the Pacific. Here's a brief look at the history of the area.
The iconic Sydney Harbor Bridge and Sydney Opera House are highlighted by the evening sunset on May 17, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. President Russell M. Nelson, with his wife Sister Wendy Nelson, will visit the city on his nine-day, seven-nation Pacific Ministry Tour.