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How to Follow President Nelson’s Challenge to “Hear Him”

This past Wednesday, President Russell M. Nelson released a new video in preparation for the bicentennial anniversary of the First Vision, which will be the focal point and emphasis of this spring’s General Conference. You can view our full coverage of the video here on LDS Daily. In the video, President Nelson discusses the significance of the statement “Hear Him” …

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President Nelson Invites the World to Hear Voice of the Lord

President Nelson Invites the World to Hear Voice of the Lord

To help prepare the world to celebrate the 200 anniversary of the First Vision, President Russell M. Nelson, Prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has issued a new invitation. In a special video, President Nelson speaks directly and shares some of his thoughts on Jesus Christ and Joseph Smith. He then invites all to ponder how …

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Multicultural Choir Announced for April 2020 Conference + How to Apply

Apply for Multicultural Choir Just Announced for April 2020 Conference

According to a news release posted on the Church’s official website, a multicultural choir will perform at the April 2020 General Conference, which will be “unique” and “unforgettable” according to President Russell M. Nelson. Though few details have been released, this choir is our first glimpse at what is to come. Those who wish to apply to sing in the …

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Church Releases New Podcast Series on Joseph Smith’s First Vision

Church Releases New Podcast Series on Joseph Smith's First Vision

As announced in the following news release from the Church Newsroom, a new six-episode podcast series from the editors of The Joseph Smith Papers analyzes Joseph Smith’s first encounter with Deity (known by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the First Vision) — an event that occurred 200 years ago this spring. Each episode features insights from …

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President Nelson Says This is a “Hinge Point” in History, Invites You to Prepare

President Nelson Says This is a Hinge Point in History, Invites You to Prepare

As 2020 arrived, President Russell M. Nelson reminded members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of his call to immerse themselves in the Restoration of the Gospel and share it with others. On the prophet’s social media accounts, he said: “When I spoke during last October’s general conference, I designated 2020 as a bicentennial period commemorating 200 …

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My Study Plan to Prepare for April’s Special General Conference

My Study Plan to Prepare for April's Special General Conference

To celebrate the bicentennial year of Joseph Smith’s First Vision, President Russell M. Nelson announced “a unique conference that will commemorate the very foundations of the restored gospel” for April 2020. He invited members to prepare by designing their own plan to “immerse yourself in the glorious light of the Restoration.” He promised if members would do so, the special …

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