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LDS Church Responds to More MormonLeaks, Including General Authority Allowances

LDS Church Responds to More MormonLeaks, Including General Authority Allowances

Photo by Scott Jarvie | JarvieDigital.com Church spokesman Eric Hawkins released a statement Monday night addressing the recent publication of four private documents leaked online by MormonLeaks. Two of the documents focused on the living allowances given to General Authorities. “General Authorities leave their careers when they are called into full-time church service,” Hawkins said. “When they do so, they …

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President Russell M. Nelson’s Special Invitation to Young Adults

President Russell M. Nelson's Special Invitation to Young Adults

President Russell M. Nelson, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, posted the following video on his official Facebook page today:   The video acts as an invitation to young adults to join President Nelson in a worldwide devotional for young adults. He also gives specific instructions on how to prepare for the devotional. It will be held on …

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Elder Bruce D. Porter of the Seventy Has Died

Elder Bruce D. Porter of the Seventy Has Died

News Release by Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released this statement on the passing of Elder Bruce D. Porter, a General Authority Seventy: We are deeply saddened to announce that Elder Bruce D. Porter of the Seventy died at his home last evening, surrounded by his family. Elder Porter, age 64, succumbed to a pulmonary …

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LDS Church Creates Utah Salt Lake City Headquarters Mission

LDS Church Creates Utah Salt Lake City Headquarters Mission

News Release by Mormon Newsroom Elder Craig C. Christensen of the Presidency of the Seventy announced the newest mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today. Currently known as the Family and Church History Headquarters Mission, the new Utah Salt Lake City Headquarters Mission will officially become the 422nd mission of the Church on January 1, 2017. …

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5 Awesome Updates to the Gospel Library App

5 Awesome Updates to the Gospel Library App

A new update to the official Gospel Library app, released today, provides members of the Church with multiple new features and functionality. Here are some of our favorites! Highlight, Tag, & Annotate All Content All of the content available on the Gospel Library app is now annotatable. That means you can highlight, link to, tag, and save anything into a specialized …

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Elder Dale G. Renlund Shares His Special Witness of Jesus Christ

In 2000, a special video production was undertaken to record the testimonies of the First President and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Since that time, new segments have routinely been added as new members have been called. Recently, Elder Dale G. Renlund, who was called in October 2015 to fill one of the three vacancies left by the deaths of …

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Mormon Newsroom’s 2016 Year in Review

Mormon Newsroom's 2016 Year in Review

Do you remember the pivotal moments affecting Church history this year? If not, the review is here. Every year, MormonNewsroom.org releases a timeline of their top news stories. You can view the entire interactive map here. Stories include the four LDS missionaries injured in the Brussels terrorist attacks in March, the official recognition of the Church granted by Vietnam in …

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Messages of Christ’s Birth Shared at First Presidency’s Christmas Devotional

Messages of Christ's Birth Shared at First Presidency's Christmas Devotional

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “Our hope is to capture the true spirit of Christmas for ourselves and for those we love,” said President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the First Presidency’s Christmas Devotional. “That spirit is characterized by peace,” President Eyring told the thousands of people gathered …

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Don’t Forget to Put the First Presidency’s 2016 Christmas Devotional on Your Calendar

Don't Forget to Put the First Presidency's 2016 Christmas Devotional on Your Calendar

You’re invited to one of the most beloved Christmas traditions for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world!   The First Presidency’s 2016 Christmas Devotional will take place on December 4, 2016, at 6:00pm Mountain Standard Time. Featuring talks, presentations, and holiday music, it is a night you won’t want to miss! You’ll be …

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