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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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President Nelson, Elder Stevenson Reach Paraguay on South America Tour

President Nelson, Elder Stevenson Reach Paraguay on South America Tour

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offered advice to strengthen families as he visited Asunción, Paraguay, Monday, October 22, 2018. This is the third destination in his five-country South America ministry tour, which will culminate with the dedication of the Concepción Chile Temple on Sunday, October 28. Traveling with President Nelson on the …

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President Russell M. Nelson Stops in Bolivia on Global Tour

President Russell M. Nelson Stops in Bolivia on Global Tour

“You’ve come great distances to be here tonight, and so have we,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a stop in El Alto, Bolivia, Sunday, October 21, 2018, the second country on his five-country South America ministry tour. President Nelson spoke in English and Spanish at a devotional at the Polideportivo …

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President Nelson Launches South America Ministry Tour in Peru

President Nelson Launches South America Ministry Tour in Peru

The president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began his five-country South America ministry tour with a visit to Lima, Peru, Saturday, October 20, 2018. Thousands of Peruvian Latter-day Saints greeted President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Wendy, along with Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Lesa, at …

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President and Sister Nelson Prepare for South America Tour

President and Sister Nelson Prepare for South America Tour

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Wendy, along with Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Lesa, will embark on a ministry tour to South America, culminating with the dedication of the Concepción Chile Temple, in October. The senior leaders of the global …

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President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: “It Is His Church”

President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: “It Is His Church”

Nearly two months after his brief statement about the name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson spoke at length on the importance of the Church’s full name. Speaking at the Sunday morning session of the October 2018 general conference, he quoted the 1838 scripture, given in the voice of Jesus Christ, that spells out the …

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