Leaders & Ministry

Keeping covenants will bless the quickly growing African nation as it prepares for a new temple, Elder D. Todd Christofferson said in Luanda, Angola.

Elder Holland offered his testimony on how the Atonement informs one's purpose in spreading the gospel, Elder Renlund encouraged increased empathy, and Elder Christofferson, Sister Runia and Brother Wilcox provided insights for youth seeking to grow closer to the Savior.

Hundreds of women filled the Hyde Park Chapel on May 19 to hear Elder Renlund testify of Jesus Christ’s divinity and healing power.

"I often tell people that the greatest period of my growth as an Apostle was the two years in the Philippines," said President Oaks in this Church News video titled "The Period of Greatest Learning."

Caring for the natural environment, serving one another, promoting education and being peacemakers make the world “a better place for all,” said Presiding Bishop Gérald Caussé.

Elder D. Todd Christofferson expounded upon Christ’s teachings to missionaries, Church members and their friends in island African nation.

Elder Gerrit W. Gong dedicates Puebla Mexico Temple as "an inviting place of serenity and faith, of comfort and healing."

"A temple is a beacon of light in a community, and it lifts us and invites us to the Lord so we can come to Him and enter in His covenant path," said Elder Gong.

Elder Quentin L. Cook shares how to overcome feelings of inadequacy in callings and in the home, while speaking to members on the first stop in the Pacific Area.

Calling attention to the inscription "Holiness to the Lord," Elder Gong says, "I truly believe ‘holiness’ is both an invitation and a declaration."