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Church Leadership & The Principle of Scattered Revelation

Church Leadership & The Principle of Scattered Revelation

When the sun first sets and the stars begin to appear, you only see a few pin-pricked holes of light. However, as your eyes adjust and the nights deepen, thousands upon thousands of stars start to appear. Before you know in, you are in the midst of so much light and beauty. Revelation often works like this and I think …

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Elder Dallin H. Oaks’ Family Memorizes “The Living Christ”

Elder Dallin H. Oaks' Family Memorizes "The Living Christ"

In a video posted to social media, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his family share how they did on a challenge to memorize “The Living Christ.” Issued by LDS prophets and apostles on January 1, 2000, “The Living Christ” is a powerful testimony of the life, ministry, and divinity of Jesus Christ. Elder …

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Elder Dallin H. Oaks Encourages LDS Members to Engage in Constructive Religious Freedom Debates

Elder Dallin H. Oaks Encourages LDS Members to Engage in Constructive Religious Freedom Debates

News Release from Mormon Newsroom At a religious freedom conference for Latter-day Saints in the Dallas and Fort Worth areas, Elder Dallin H. Oaks encouraged members to get involved “in a constructive way in the vital contest for religious freedom.” Emphasizing messages he has shared previously, he counseled local Mormons to seek a cease-fire in the culture wars and to …

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LDS Church Spends About $40 Million on Humanitarian Efforts Per Year

Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said the LDS Church spends approximately $40 million on humanitarian and welfare efforts per year, and has done so for more than 30 years. Deseret News said, “That would account for approximately $1.2 billion on welfare and humanitarian efforts over the past 30 years.” Elder Oaks also commented that Mormons …

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Elder Dallin H. Oaks Shares Video of His Family Performing at MTC

Elder Dallin H. Oaks Shares Video of His Family Performing at MTC

Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared a video today of some of his family members performing at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, over Thanksgiving. Included in the group was his daughter, famous LDS violinist Jenny Oaks Baker. He said: Members of our family living in Utah were thrilled to present a Thanksgiving …

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Elder Dallin H. Oaks Calls for Balance and Accommodation, Not Culture Wars

Elder Dallin H. Oaks Calls for Balance and Accommodation, Not Culture Wars

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom. A leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints told a gathering of several hundred lawyers, judges and religious leaders in California today that secularists and religionists with opposing views should seek balance and accommodation with each other rather than total victory for one side only. Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum …

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Elder Oaks Shares Photos of Missionary Assignment Meeting

Elder Oaks Shares Photos of Missionary Assignment Room

Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quoroum of the Twelve Apostles shared two photos today while he assigned missionaries to their missions. He shared this caption: I recently assigned missionaries, a sacred responsibility for which we always come fasting. I assigned 240, my share of the 1,047 (which includes young missionaries, senior couples, and senior sisters) whose papers were ready …

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