This week on social: President Nelson tweets about receiving Gandhi-King-Mandela Peace Prize

Church leaders shared thoughts about Easter, the Savior and His gospel

Church leaders took to social media to share thoughts this week on recent ministry trips and to bear testimony of the Savior and His gospel.

On April 13, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints tweeted, “I was privileged to be the recipient of the Morehouse College inaugural Gandhi-King-Mandela Peace Prize this evening.” He shared part of the video message that was shared at the event, since he was not able to attend.

Relief Society General President Camille N. Johnson had asked what the Spirit taught her Instagram followers during general conference. On April 11, she shared personal revelation her friend received.

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, on April 9 tweeted the scripture Moroni 7:41. It reads, “Ye shall have hope through the atonement of Christ and the power of his resurrection, to be raised unto life eternal, and this because of your faith in him according to the promise.”

On Facebook, Sister Kristin M. Yee of the Relief Society general presidency told of her experience in being part of the Saratoga Springs Utah Temple media day. She said, “It was a sweet gift to share a few thoughts about this sacred house of the Lord and the blessings we receive from our covenant bond with God.”

On April 12, Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles posted on Facebook. He shared a game that his daughter has prepared for several years that focuses on general conference messages.

On Instagram, Sister Michelle D. Craig of the Young Women general presidency posted about what Easter means to her. On April 9, she shared, “Because of Easter, because of Jesus Christ, I have hope.”

On April 13, Sister Amy A. Wright of the Primary general presidency reflected on teaching at a children’s devotional while on assignment in Puebla, Mexico. “Jesus Christ is relief,” she said.

On Facebook, Sister J. Anette Dennis of the Relief Society general presidency wished all “a wonderful Easter weekend.” She bore her testimony of the Savior and wrote on April 9, “We should always remember Him; because of Him, there is always hope.”

Sister Tracy Y. Browning of the Primary general presidency reflected on Facebook on her recent ministering in Cabo Verde. “At Easter and every day, [Christ] lives and calls us to come and be bound to Him so that we may too be transformed,” she said on April 9. “So that the thorns of our lives can, through His Atonement, become a symbol of His glory.”

On April 14, she again posted on Facebook. “I find so much joy in communicating with Heavenly Father through prayer.”

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