"Written by M. Russell Ballard"

Young Men Lesson 29: The Eternal Family

by M. Russell Ballard | Young Men

Several of the Brethren and I recently visited a few of the refugee centers in Louisiana, Mississippi, and ...

Young Men Lesson 14: Serving Others

by M. Russell Ballard | Young Men

My brethren, I count it a unique privilege to participate in this 163rd celebration of the restoration of t...

YW Lesson 6: A Woman's Responsibility to Teach

by M. Russell Ballard, "The Sacred Responsibilities of Parenthood" | Young Women

As a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, I participated in the process of drafting "The Family: A ...

YW Lesson 5: Creating a Spiritual Environment in the Home

by M. Russell Ballard, "Creating a Gospel-Sharing Home" | Young Women

My brothers and sisters, not many weeks ago I had both of my knees surgically replaced. So when I say that ...

YM Lesson 46: Avoiding Degrading Media Influences

by M. Russell Ballard, "Let Our Voices Be Heard" | Young Men

The fall of the year is when television airs its season premieres and introduces its new shows. A friend to...

YW Lesson 19: Preparing to Teach Others

by M. Russell Ballard, "Creating a Gospel-Sharing Home," Ensign, May 2006, 84-87 | Young Women

My brothers and sisters, not many weeks ago I had both of my knees surgically replaced. So when I say that ...

Selfless Service (Spencer W. Kimball 8)

by M. Russell Ballard, "O Be Wise," Ensign, Nov 2006, 17-20 | Relief Society/Priesthood

Brothers and sisters, while I was studying the Book of Mormon recently, one of the teachings of the prophet...

YM Lesson 7: The Eternal Importance of Families

by M. Russell Ballard, "What Matters Most Is What Lasts Longest," Ensign, Nov. 2005, 41 | Young Men

Several of the Brethren and I recently visited a few of the refugee centers in Louisiana, Mississippi, and ...

"Jesus Christ: My Savior, My Lord" (Spencer W. Kimball 3)

by M. Russell Ballard, "The Atonement and the Value of One Soul," Ensign, May 2004, 84 | Relief Society/Priesthood

This past January our family suffered the tragic loss of our grandson Nathan in an airplane crash. Nathan h...

YW Lesson 43: Righteous Living

by M. Russell Ballard, "Women of Righteousness," Ensign, Apr. 2002, 66 | Young Women

My topic is something that is very close to my heart. I have been married to Sister Ballard for 50 years. T...