This week on social: Church leaders reflect on general conference

In social media posts, President Nelson encourages compassion toward others and President Johnson shares about having faith in Jesus Christ

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bore his testimony on social media on April 2. He tweeted, “One of the easiest ways to identify a true follower of Jesus Christ is by how compassionately that person treats other people.”

On April 2, President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency, shared a list of scriptures on Instagram. “We believe in Christ,” he said. “As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we worship Him and follow His teachings in the scriptures.”

Relief Society General President Camille N. Johnson posted on Instagram on April 2. She shared a video about having faith in Jesus Christ.

On April 2, President M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, tweeted, “I’ve learned what matters most are our relationships with Heavenly Father and His Beloved Son, our families, our neighbors, and allowing the Spirit of the Lord to guide us in those relationships so we can testify of the things that matter most and last longest.”

Sister J. Anette Dennis of the Relief Society general presidency posted on Facebook about her love for general conference. She wrote, “What a blessing to be able to listen to a Prophet’s voice and hear the word of God!”

In another post by Sister Dennis on April 4 she said, “One of the guiding principles of the Relief Society is to work in unity to help those in need.” She shared of the Relief Society service efforts throughout 2022.

Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon posted on Instagram on April 1 and expressed gratitude for the opportunity to serve in her calling. “The Lord is so kind! Guiding our lives,” she said. “Giving us opportunities to serve and stretch.”

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles tweeted on April 2, “[The Savior] yearns to bless with His grace and mercy every single person who now lives, who has ever lived and who will yet live upon the earth.”

Primary General President Susan H. Porter shared a story on Facebook on April 4 that inspired her. She asked others what they have learned about the Savior and His gospel from children in their life.

On Facebook, Sister Amy A. Wright of the Primary general presidency posted on April 2 about impressions. She shared a personal experience and what she learned.

On Tuesday, Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles posted about the miracle that took place with Ga Mantse, His Majesty King Nii Tackie Teiko Tsuru II of Accra, Ghana. After telling the story of events that took place, Elder Rasband expressed his gratitude to be an instrument in the Lord’s hands.

Also of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, Elder Ulisses Soares tweeted on April 2, “One of the most evident signs that we are drawing closer to the Savior and becoming more like Him is the loving, patient, and kind way with which we treat our fellow beings, whatever the circumstances.”

On Instagram, Brother Milton Camargo of the Sunday School general presidency posted about making the words of Christ in the scriptures a daily part of each person’s life. On April 4, he said, “Over time, your consistency in feasting on the word of God will help you and your children grow closer and closer to the Savior.”

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