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Waterlogged North Carolinians pleading for prayers that Florence 'will speed up and move on'Latter-day Saints in many Tar Heel State communities anxiously await continued flooding in coming days. Financial contributions and coordinated volunteer service will alleviate suffering.
Hurricane Florence damaged the road connecting Harkers Island to the North Carolina mainland.
Why the Young Women's responsibility to be ministering sisters mattersYoung women say they are both nervous and excited to join in the ministering efforts of the Church.
Sister Michelle D. Craig poses for a photo with a young woman.
Music and the Spoken Word: Mindfulness and living in the presentWe may find that moments stay in our hearts a little longer if we’re less concerned with how they’ll look on camera — or on a social media post.
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This week on social: What a plane ticket, a road trip and an errand teach about staying closer to GodSharing personal revelatory experiences, Church leaders posted about a variety of things they learned this week.
On Sept. 12, 2018, the Facebook page of Sister Michelle D. Craig, first counselor in the Young Women general presidency, posted about President Russell M. Nelson’s invitation for the youth to keep on the covenant path.
Church releases statement on missionary safety in typhoon-impacted regions of the PhilippinesChurch buildings in the path of Typhoon Mangkhut are being utilized as shelters. The Church is securing food, water and other basic relief supplies.
A satellite image with land graphic borders shows the width and trajectory of Typhoon Mangkhut as it approaches the Philippines, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Typhoon Mangkhut retained its ferocious strength and shifted slightly toward more densely populated coastal provinces on Friday as it barreled closer to the northeastern Philippines, where a massive evacuation was underway. (RAMMB and CIRA via AP)
Hurricane Florence floods, devastates 20 Latter-day Saint families' homesNo initial reports of injuries to members as local priesthood and Relief Society leaders make initial assessments even as massive storm rages in the Carolinas.
In this photo released by the City of New Bern, N.C., a bear statue floats in flood waters on South Front street in New Bern, N.C. on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Hurricane Florence lumbered ashore in North Carolina with howling 90 mph winds and terrifying storm surge early Friday, ripping apart buildings and knocking out power to a half-million homes and businesses as it settled in for what could be a long and extraordinarily destructive drenching. (City of New Bern via AP)
Feeling discouraged, inadequate, overwhelmed? Sister Aburto has 17 suggestions to helpSister Aburto shares 17 pieces of advice to help students along their way.
Sister Reyna I. Aburto, of the Relief Society general presidency speaks, during a Salt Lake Institute devotional at the LDS Institute of Religion in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.
Former UVU President Matt Holland talks missionary safety in the midst of Hurricane FlorenceEmergency preparedness, evacuation plans were mission priorities long before "monster" storm's arrival.
Tybee Island residents Sib McLellan, left, and his wife, Lisa McLellan, load sandbags into the back of their truck while preparing for Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018, on Tybee Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
This missionary wrote an original song in the MTC and recorded it on her mission. Watch the video herePrayerful scripture study at a moment of personal struggle yields divine guidance, popular song for young missionary.
Sister Erin Roach, a missionary in the Germany Berlin Mission, made a studio recording of a song she wrote in the MTC. The song celebrates personal revelation and has been viewed by thousands.
New temple president and matron called to serve in PortugalThe following new temple president and matron have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service when the temple is dedicated.
Calisto M. and Maria M. Coelho
Q&A: President Nelson, Elder Renlund on overcoming challenges and finding joy Following their historic visit to the Caribbean, President Nelson and Elder Renlund shared how joy can be found during times of trial.
President Russell M. Nelson enjoys an individual moment with a woman who attended the Sept. 1, 2018, member devotional in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
'You are not spiritually tone deaf': 3 ways to help recognize, follow inspirationBYU President Kevin J Worthen shares three points of how a person can increase his or her ability to receive and recognize revelation.
Church leaders speak out against Utah's medical marijuana initiative on radio broadcastOn Sept. 12, Church General Authorities and a general auxiliary leader were invited to weigh in on KUER’s RadioWest about why the Church has joined a coalition opposing Utah’s medical marijuana ballot initiative.
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12 testimonies from the Apostles about President NelsonMembers of the Quorum of the Twelve testify of a living prophet, President Russell M. Nelson.
President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints poses for a photo in his office in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
The scripture Elder Bednar was inspired to share on 9/11 with BYU-Idaho studentsVery little can be said about the terrorist attacks on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, that hasn’t already been said. Thousands of people were killed as millions of people across the country and around the world watched in horror as the attacks unfolded.
BYU-Idaho President Bednar talks about the changes that have taken place at the BYU-Idaho campus Photo by Scott G. Winterton/Deseret News. March 26-27,2003 (Submission date: 04/02/2003)
'It looked like World War III had hit': Carolinians reflect on past storms, prepare for Hurricane FlorenceChurch members are heeding evacuation orders while local priesthood and Relief Society leaders prepare to minister to others before the storm strikes.
People shop at the Harris Teeter, filling up on water and supplies as Hurricane Florence becomes a threat to the coast Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Charleston, S.C. (Grace Beahm Alford/The Post And Courier via AP)
The unforgettable responses of President Hinckley, President Monson and others after 9/11Prophet's presence at a National Day of Prayer service after terrorist attacks on 9/11 brought an instant sense of calm, a visible reminder that the Lord is ever mindful of His children.
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National university rankings are out — how did BYU fare this year?The U.S. News and World Report released their annual "Best Colleges" report. See what categories Brigham Young University made the top ten.
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Why Church history isn't something to be afraid of, according to Apostle and historiansWith the historic Nauvoo Illinois Temple as a backdrop, Elder Quentin L. Cook promised young adult Latter-day Saints that studying the history of the Church will deepen their faith and their desire to live the gospel more fully.
Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles addresses young adults, age 18 to 30, during a worldwide "Face to Face" broadcast focusing on the history of the Church on Sept. 9, 2018. Also participating are Church Historians Kate Holbrook and Matt Grow.