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Mission President Dies of Stroke in Philippines

Mission President Dies of Stroke in Philippines

President Bradley Wayne Kirk, a recently called mission president for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, passed away early Wednesday morning. The Church released the following statement, sharing their condolences to the Kirk family and the people President Kirk served with. It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Bradley Wayne Kirk, president of the …

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President Nelson Concludes Latin America Ministry in Brazil

President Nelson Concludes Latin America Ministry in Brazil

“I think some of these children you have are some of the brightest children that the Lord has ever let come to planet Earth,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as he wrapped up his nine-day Latin America ministry in São Paulo, Brazil. More than 37,000 people, including many families, lined up for up …

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Church Releases 2020 Book of Mormon “Come, Follow Me” Resources

Church Release 2020 Book of Mormon "Come, Follow Me" Resources

The new “Come, Follow Me” manual for 2020 has been released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The manual, designed to help individual and families build their faith in Jesus Christ through a home-centered, church-supported study system, focuses on the Book of Mormon. You can access the new manual here. It is also available through the Church’s Gospel …

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Now Is the Time to Choose Christ, Prophet Tells Argentinian Saints

Now Is the Time to Choose Christ, Prophet Tells Argentinian Saints

Thousands of members and invited guests of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday night learned from their prophet how to obtain a peace so profound it can keep them calm in the face of certain death. Speaking in Spanish, Church President Russell M. Nelson told of the time several years ago when he …

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First Artistic Renderings of Richmond Virginia Temple Released

First Artistic Rendering of Richmond Virginia Temple Released

Design plans and renderings have been released for the new Richmond Virginia Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During an open house Wednesday evening in Richmond, Church representatives unveiled eight interior and exterior renderings showing what the new temple is expected to look like. They also shared the site plan for the property at 10915 Staples …

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President Nelson Reminds Colombians What Is Possible Through Jesus Christ

President Nelson Reminds Colombians What Is Possible Through Jesus Christ

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints taught tens of thousands of Latter-day Saints gathered in Bogotá, Colombia, Sunday afternoon that heaven’s greatest blessings are possible thanks to Jesus Christ. “We receive great comfort from God when He says: ‘This is my work and my glory — to bring to pass the immortality and …

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President Nelson Begins Latin America Ministry in Guatemala

President Nelson Begins Latin America Ministry in Guatemala

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met with members and dignitaries in Guatemala as he embarked Saturday on his nine-day ministry in Latin America. The first stop on his five-country ministry was Guatemala City, the country’s capital, known for its ancient Mayan history and nearby volcanos. “Many happy memories come to my mind …

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President & Sister Nelson Begin Latin America Ministry Tour

President Nelson to Visit 5 Latin American Countries

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Wendy, are leaving Utah Saturday for a nine-day trip to five countries in Latin America. Traveling with the Nelsons are Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Mary. The global Church leaders will visit Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, …

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Church Launches Protection Training for Leaders of Children and Youth

The scriptures contain many examples of the Savior’s love for His children. His Church does not tolerate abuse of any kind. As part of an ongoing effort to protect children and youth, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has launched an online training course for all adults who interact with children and youth in their Church assignments. The …

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Church Releases Statement Regarding Word of Wisdom Clarifications

Church Releases Statement Regarding Word of Wisdom Clarifications

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement after an article in the New Era, the official publication for Latter-day Saint youth, clarified aspects of the Word of Wisdom and gained traction online. The full statement reads: The Word of Wisdom is a law of health for the physical and spiritual benefit of God’s children. It includes …

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