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This episode includes a recap of messages from Church leaders during the October 2022 general conference.

Several leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke about the trials of life and how to overcome adversity during the October 2022 general conference.

“Take charge of your own testimony of Jesus Christ and His gospel,” President Nelson said.

Speakers at October 2022 general conference pointed to Jesus Christ and His Atonement, saying covenants and following Him bring rest, peace and joy.

“The Savior will not tolerate abuse, and as His disciples, neither can we,” President Russell M. Nelson said.

President Russell M. Nelson taught that making and keeping covenants brings peace and “rest” in a challenging world.

President Russell M. Nelson closed the October 2022 general conference with an invitation to “focus on the temple.”

“We all need to seek our own testimony of Jesus Christ, bridle our passions, repent of our sins, and find peace through the Atonement of Jesus Christ and be true to God and His work,” said Elder Quentin L. Cook.

“The Savior knows your struggles in detail. He knows your great potential to grow in faith, hope, and charity,” said President Henry B. Eyring.

Here are nine stories from the Church News from the week of Sept. 25 to Oct. 1.

Born Oct. 2, 1958, Elder Soares was sustained as an Apostle during the April 2018 general conference.

Church leaders shared messages focused on increasing faith in the Savior Jesus Christ during the Saturday evening general session.

As evil increases in the world, Latter-day Saints must “strengthen the roots of our faith in Jesus Christ,” said Elder Neil L. Andersen.

“We are all engaged as Latter-day Saint disciples in the work of bringing others to Christ,” said Elder McConkie.

Husband and wife must “become one in thought, desire and purpose with our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, leading and guiding the family unit together,” said Elder Ulisses Soares.

“Our perfection is only possible through God’s grace,” said Elder Paul V. Johnson of the Presidency of the Seventy.

“To give what you have been denied is a powerful part of divine healing possible through faith in Jesus Christ,” said Sister Kristin M. Yee.

“It is as important to follow the Prophet and keep our feet firmly planted on the covenant path of faithfulness as it was for the early pioneers,” said President M. Russell Ballard.

The eight are Elders Clayton, Curtis, Funk, Golden, González, Kacher, Robbins and Sitati.

Church leaders address abuse, introduce revised guide for youth at the Saturday morning session of October 2022 general conference

After he gave his opening address at October 2022 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson posted on social media about why he was sitting during his message.

Church leaders posted on social media about general conference preparation and perspectives as they’ve ministered around the world.

Result over following months and years: More missionaries, more sisters, more missions, more emphasis on MTC facilities.

Political and economic strife in the South American country has halted in-country visits by outside Church leaders.

“If the maypole is the gospel, then everything else weaves around and becomes part of that configuration,” Elder Holland said.

The new Area Seventies were announced and sustained in the first session of the October 2022 general conference leadership meetings.

The October 2022 edition of the World Report shown in between general conference sessions is now available on YouTube.

Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon and Young Men General President Steven J. Lund taught the youth to follow the Savior and be leaders now.

Here are 10 stories from the Church News from the week of Sept. 18 to 24.

Against a historic backdrop, Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon and Young Men General President Steven J. Lund taught current and future missionaries about their purpose.