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President Nelson Admonishes Samoans to Protect Their Children

President Nelson Admonishes Samoans to Protect Their Children

Under threatening skies and with the Apia Samoa Temple in the background, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints warned Samoans Saturday night to keep themselves and their children safe. “There are difficult days ahead,” the 94-year-old prophet said at an outdoor devotional in the South Pacific island nation’s capital city. “Please protect your …

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Prophet Brings ‘Spirit of Aloha’ to Pacific Ministry Stop in Hawaii

Prophet Brings ‘Spirit of Aloha’ to Pacific Ministry Stop in Hawaii

President Russell M. Nelson, the prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, began his nine-day Pacific ministry with a visit to Kona, Hawaii Thursday. Hundreds of Hawaiian Latter-day Saints greeted President Nelson and his wife, Wendy, along with Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Susan, at a …

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The Nelsons, Elder Uchtdorf Plan Ministry Visit to Florida

The Nelsons, Elder Uchtdorf Plan Ministry Visit to Florida

Latter-day Saints in Florida will soon get a visit from President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Wendy. The prophet will speak at a devotional in Orlando on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. He will be joined by Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf and his wife, Harriet, at the Amway Center, located in the downtown area of Orlando. Local …

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President and Sister Nelson to Tour 7 Pacific Destinations

President and Sister Nelson to Tour 7 Pacific Destinations

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Wendy, along with Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Susan, will leave in mid-May on a ministry visit to seven destinations in the Pacific. The global faith leaders will leave Salt Lake City on Thursday, May …

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President Nelson Makes Historic Visit to 60,000+ Crowd in Arizona

President Nelson Makes Historic Visit to 60,000+ Crowd in Arizona

More than 60,000 Latter-day Saints and invited guests at a football stadium in Arizona were encouraged by President Russell M. Nelson to increase their faith practices in the home. President Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints taught Church members to do this by making their homes centers of learning and spirituality. Acknowledging that this will look a …

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President Nelson Ministers to Wildfire Victims After Personal Tragedy

President Nelson Ministers to Wildfire Victims After Personal Tragedy

Just two days after his daughter Wendy Nelson Maxfield, 67, died of cancer, President Russell M. Nelson traveled to California to minister to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who lost everything in the deadliest wildfire in state history. “We mourn the loss of our second daughter,” said President Nelson in a media interview Sunday, noting …

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President Russell M. Nelson’s Daughter Dies of Cancer

President Russell M. Nelson's Daughter Dies of Cancer

The following statement is provided by spokesperson Irene Caso regarding the passing of the daughter of Church President Russell M. Nelson.   “With sadness, we share the news of the passing of Wendy Nelson Maxfield, a daughter of President Russell M. Nelson and Dantzel White Nelson. Wendy died peacefully at her home Friday afternoon, January 11, 2019, at age 67 …

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Sisters Respond to Prophet’s Call, Share Experiences

Sisters Respond to Prophet's Call, Share Experiences

As 2019 came to a close, President Russell M. Nelson invited sisters to share their experiences with the invitations he set for the Relief Society in the October General Conference. The four invitations were: Participate in a 10-day fast from social media and any other media that bring negative and impure thoughts to your mind. Read the Book of Mormon …

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President Nelson Addresses Life’s Challenges During Texas Devotional

President Nelson Addresses Life’s Challenges During Texas Devotional

“Each person here tonight — in fact, everyone — lives with challenges,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at a Sunday devotional in San Antonio, Texas. “This period of our mortal probation is studded with challenging issues. They can be physical, spiritual or both.” “Some challenges come to us from accidents beyond …

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Pope’s Biographer Interviews President Russell M. Nelson

Pope’s Biographer Interviews President Russell M. Nelson

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was interviewed by the authorized biographer of Pope Francis during his recent trip to Montevideo, Uruguay. Sergio Rubin, an Argentine-based journalist and writer, flew to neighboring Uruguay to sit down with President Nelson on Friday, October 26, 2018, during his South America ministry tour.   “Europe used …

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