Elder Steven E. Snow: Be seekers of truth

Be seekers of truth, Elder Steven E. Snow counseled during the campus devotional Tuesday, in the Marriott Center in conjunction with BYU's Campus Education Week. It is an individual's responsibility to identify opportunities to learn and teach, he said.

Drawing from the conference's theme, "Teach one another Words of Wisdom," Elder Snow of the Presidency of the Seventy taught of ways specific individuals continued to learn, despite limitations and harsh living conditions.

"Sometimes life's greatest lessons come to us at the most dreadful times of our lives," he said. "How we respond, at such times of crisis, determines if such challenges will be times for progression, or merely times of suffering."

Looking at examples of leaders who have left their mark on modern history, both in Africa as well as in Church history, Elder Snow spoke of the need to learn and progress no matter what circumstance an individual might be experiencing.

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