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This Week on Social: President Nelson invites others to make a change of heartRepentance, prayer and personal revelation were themes this week among the social media accounts of Church leaders.
A screenshot from the Facebook page of President Russell M. Nelson. Repentance, prayer and personal revelation were themes this week among the social media accounts of Church leaders.
What a remarkable story of forgiveness taught Elder Renlund about Christlike attributes In teaching about developing Christlike attributes, Elder and Sister Renlund's most poignant examples came from describing influences from his mission to Sweden 40-plus years ago and from the wives of his two former mission presidents.
Elder Dale G. Renlund and his wife, Sister Ruth Renlund, speak during the 2018 Mission Leadership Seminar at the Provo Missionary Training Center on June 24-26.
The first missionaries in England arrived on this day in 1837 — see how they faredWhen a group of six missionaries arrived in England for the first time in 1837, they didn't know their work would save the membership of the Church.
Elders Jeffrey R. Holland and Quentin L. Cook, former mission companions in England in the early 1960s, talk about the anniversary and continued missionary work in Great Britain at the Church Administration Building  in Salt Lake City on June 23, 2017.
Mormon Tabernacle Choir to hold Broadway-themed concerts in honor of Pioneer Day this yearNo rest for the choir and orchestra, who return to the Concert Center for a pair of Broadway-themed concerts after returning from 2018 tour.
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Tabernacle Choir will continue their tradition of offering Pioneer Day holiday concerts with a pair of performances on July 20 and July 21.
Meet the new temple president and matron called to serve in South AfricaA new temple president and matron have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service when the temple is dedicated.
Elizabeth G. and Leon A. Holmes
Joseph Fielding Smith would have been 142 today — learn more about his life and ministryPresident Joseph Fielding Smith spent decades in Church service, but his family still remembers him as as a devout father and husband.
President Joseph Fielding Smith
5 reasons why you should care about honoring the Church's pioneer heritage this yearChurch historians answer why it’s important for Latter-day Saints to honor and remember their pioneer heritage.
Hand cart and wagons set up camp at Independence Rock, WYO. ---Allred/photo
New 'Huki' canoe show afloat at Polynesian Cultural CenterThe Church-affiliated Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, Hawaii, has retired its "Rainbows" canoe pageant after 18 years and launched Huki, which means "pull" in Hawaiian. The storyline ranges from Maui fishing up islands to the start of the PCC.
The people celebrate after the legendary demigod Maui pulls up the islands and their connection to the ocean in the Polynesian Cultural Center's new Huki canoe pageant.
'You don't have to ask again': Sister Becky Craven shares how she came to a testimony of the Book of MormonWhen Sister Becky Craven, second counselor in the new general Young Women presidency, considers the Church's Young Women program, she sees the past, the present and the future.
Sister Rebecca Lyn Craven Second Counselor General Young Women Presidency, and her husband Brother Ronald L. Craven in Salt Lake City on Monday, April 2, 2018.
How you should — or shouldn't — interpret the Word of Wisdom, according to one BYU professorBenjamin Bikman, a BYU professor of physiology and development biology, spoke on his diabetes research and insulin resistance research during a July 17 BYU Forum, tying the research to Church members' perceptions of the Word of Wisdom.
Benjamin Bikman, a professor of physiology and development biology, spoke on his diabetes research and insulin resistance research during a forum given at the Marriott Center on July 17. He also tied the research to LDS perceptions of the Word of Wisdom and spoke on making healthy lifestyle choices.
Think you know pioneer history backwards and forwards? These 3 facts will make you think againIf you think all the pioneers came by handcart, you’re wrong.
Covered Wagon Pioneers, Madonna at Dawn, by Minerva K. Teichert
This Pioneer Day, honor pioneers of 'every nation, kindred and tongue,' says Elder GongThe service-driven legacy of the Mormon Pioneers lives on in all who offering helping hands and warm smiles to others.
Elder Gerrit W. Gong introduces himself to 10-year-old Miriam Hurd prior to July 16, 2018, devotional at This Is the Place Heritage Park.
Sister Craig talks her hardest high school moments, gaining confidence and being a believer“The young women of the Church are capable and needed,” said Sister Michelle D. Craig, first counselor in the Young Women general presidency. "I am excited to work side-by-side with them.”
Michelle D. Craig, first counselor in the Young Women general presidency, and her husband, E. Boyd Craig.
Hurricanes, flooding and resilience: Celebrating 18 years of the Baton Rouge templeThe Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple has withstood hurricanes, flooding and become a symbol of resilience for members in the area.
A group of about 350 is a small part of the over 4,300 MHH volunteers that arrived for a weekend cleanup project in 2016. The Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple is in the background.
These 6 members never pushed a handcart but are still pioneers Pioneer Day isn't just for the men and women who walked the plains — today's Church members can be called "modern pioneers," according to then-Elder Dallin H. Oaks.
Pohnpeian youth pull travois, or sleds, on a road through the jungle during the Church's first-ever Micronesian pioneer trek.
Church members, missionaries relieve Japan following nation's deadliest disaster in 7 yearsDramatic weather continues to impact Pacific regions of Asia. Missionaries and members enlisted to help those in need.
A car is covered with mud as houses are damaged after a mudslide caused by heavy rains in Hiroshima, southwestern Japan, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Rescuers were combing through mud-covered hillsides and along riverbanks Tuesday searching for dozens of people missing after heavy rains unleashed flooding and mudslides in southwestern Japan. (AP Photo/Haruka Nuga)
How an embarrassing moment, learning Portuguese and serving a mission taught Sister Cordon that she could do hard thingsToday’s young women are being asked to step up and move the work of the Lord forward, Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women general president, said, adding "and we can do it."
Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women general president in Salt Lake City on Monday, April 2, 2018.
BYU Education Week to focus on 'Doubt Not, Fear Not' for 2018 classesThe theme for one of the largest continuing education programs in the country draws on scripture.
BYU Education Week students walk between classes at the Provo campus on Aug. 23.