Russell M. Nelson

September 28, 2022 09:42 AM MDT
Take a look back at the last six months of news, projects, and messages from Church leaders since last general conference.
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September 26, 2022 01:00 PM MDT
Get to know the current members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve with these books and talks authored by our beloved leaders.
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September 09, 2022 09:00 AM MDT
President Russell M. Nelson was born on September 9, 1924. In celebration of his 98th birthday, here’s a list of 12 inspiring quotes from our beloved prophet this past year.
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September 09, 2022 07:52 AM MDT
The previous 12 months have seen several heartwarming and inspiring moments in the prophet’s life. Here are just a few of our favorites.
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September 09, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
This story was originally published by LDS Living in January 2018 and has been updated to celebrate President Nelson’s birthday.
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August 16, 2022 10:20 AM MDT
My complete avoidance of conflict was becoming a problem. I was grateful to realize the Savior showed a better way.
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August 15, 2022 12:00 PM MDT
Many of us know the First Presidency best by their messages and the service that they give. But what do we know of their life history and the women who have been by their sides?
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The house of the Lord in Washington, DC, was formally rededicated on Sunday, August 14, 2022.
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August 09, 2022 11:34 AM MDT
Four months after he became the oldest President of the Church, Russell M. Nelson is now the Church’s longest-living Apostle.
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August 05, 2022 08:16 AM MDT
More than four years the Washington D.C. Temple closed for renovation, President Russell M. Nelson will rededicate it on August 14.
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By  Emily Abel
June 17, 2022 04:09 PM MDT
I hope these eight points help you see that while you reverently prepare to enter, you can also feel thrilled at this opportunity. Welcome to my pep rally for the temple.
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By  Emily Abel
June 01, 2022 03:15 PM MDT
The footnotes for President Russell M. Nelson’s recent devotional for young adults might just take the footnote cake.
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May 25, 2022 03:00 PM MDT
Peace can come to all who earnestly seek the Prince of Peace. His is the sweet and saving message our missionaries take throughout the world.
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May 16, 2022 11:58 AM MDT
“I believe that if the Lord were speaking to you directly tonight, the first thing he would make sure you understand is your true identity.”
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May 10, 2022 01:48 PM MDT
To celebrate the first worldwide YA devotional in five years, young adults are invited to special events on Temple Square.
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By  Emily Abel
May 05, 2022 09:14 AM MDT
Praying initially felt like a cheap way out: a way to feel like I was doing something without really doing anything. But President Nelson taught me otherwise.
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May 03, 2022 07:37 AM MDT
A worldwide devotional for young adults will be held on Sunday, May 15, 2022.
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April 22, 2022 08:42 AM MDT
There is no doubt that Planet Earth is a wondrous, beautiful, and glorious place, and we are eternally grateful for all of God’s creations.
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April 16, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
President Russell M. Nelson has become the oldest President of the Church at age 97 years, 7 months, and 7 days old.
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April 06, 2022 04:00 PM MDT
President Russell M. Nelson has said that new temples will bless countless lives on both sides of the veil.
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Here’s a recap of each of President Nelson’s addresses from April 2022 general conference.
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President Russell M. Nelson announced 17 temples during the Sunday afternoon session of the April 2022 general conference.
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April 01, 2022 12:23 PM MDT
Romanian Ambassador visited the First Presidency to speak in part about Church response to the refugee crisis in Eastern Europe.
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March 25, 2022 04:50 PM MDT
The last women’s session of general conference was held in October 2020. Here is one quote from each address to help remind you what was said:
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March 24, 2022 07:30 AM MDT
How have these statements from our prophet influenced the way you live the gospel?
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March 16, 2022 02:15 PM MDT
President Jean B. Bingham has seen firsthand how President Nelson’s noteworthy and unique perspective has been a blessing to Latter-day Saint women.
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March 01, 2022 02:07 PM MST
President Nelson’s message for the 750,000 members of the Church living in California included invitations that ring true for all Latter-day Saints.
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By  Emily Abel
February 16, 2022 01:01 PM MST
President Nelson has been very engaged in the renovation of the Salt Lake Temple. So much so, he took a trip up to inspect the roof.
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February 14, 2022 10:02 AM MST
In a flurry of posts for Valentine’s Day, here’s what Church leaders are encouraging us to remember on the day of chocolate and flowers.
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January 27, 2022 02:07 PM MST
Sister Nelson shares several stories that give a personal view into President Nelson’s vibrant character and personality.
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January 24, 2022 11:15 AM MST
The prophet reiterated a message that has become a common theme of his ministry: the importance of Latter-day Saints working to gather Israel.
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Since becoming the President of the Church, President Russell M. Nelson has extended several invitations to Latter-day Saints worldwide to act in faith.
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By  Emily Abel
January 10, 2022 02:02 PM MST
When Sister Melanie Rasband walked in late to a large meeting, she began looking for a seat near the back. But President Nelson had another idea.
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By  Emily Abel
January 08, 2022 04:00 PM MST
There are many lessons to be learned from the symbolism of Eve being made from a rib from Adam’s side—and all of them seem to point to the importance of marriage.
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January 05, 2022 05:33 PM MST
"You parents and teachers have a great responsibility to teach these children,” President Nelson told Saints in Bolivia. "What are you going to teach your children? I would like to suggest you do what the Savior did.
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December 16, 2021 09:32 AM MST
How can you personally reach out and help others experience the light of Jesus Christ this Christmas?
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December 06, 2021 07:00 AM MST
President Henry B. Eyring said the spirit of Christmas is “the joy that comes in worshiping and loving the Lord Jesus Christ.”
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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following Christmas message on Friday, November 26:
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November 23, 2021 11:00 AM MST
The prophet himself has only dedicated two temples during his administration: the other 12 have been assigned to other Church leaders.
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November 23, 2021 09:00 AM MST
“No matter our situation, showing gratitude for our privileges is a fast-acting and long-lasting spiritual prescription.”
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November 15, 2021 01:58 PM MST
Tucked in the November issue of the Liahona were some exciting changes to temple recommends. Here is a closer look about how these important cards have changed over the years.
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November 11, 2021 07:00 AM MST
Many of our prophets and apostles have served in their respective country's military, including each member of our First Presidency. Here are powerful spiritual lessons these prophets and apostles learned during their military service.
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By  Emily Abel
October 18, 2021 04:20 PM MDT
Sunday, October 17, was an exciting day for Latter-day Saints in Oklahoma and Kansas—the Church announced its donation of two million dollars to the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City and President Russell M. Nelson spoke to members in a virtual devotional.
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October 04, 2021 11:56 AM MDT
In his general conference message, President Nelson drew parallels between seismic improvements and our need for strong spiritual foundations.
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By  Emily Abel
September 20, 2021 10:00 AM MDT
God is calling on women to help. To lift. To listen. To unite. To love.
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By  Emily Abel
March 19, 2021 02:25 PM MDT
We often see prophets behind the pulpit, but how about behind the piano? Here are three times President Nelson has shared piano performances with the Church.
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January 06, 2021 08:19 PM MST
On the latest episode of the Church News podcast, Sister Sheri Dew, executive vice president of Deseret Management Corporation and former member of the Relief Society General Presidency, interviews Sister Wendy Watson Nelson. Together, the two look back on highlights from President Russell M. Nelson’s ministry and life. Here are just three things we took away from this beautiful interview.
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January 06, 2021 08:07 PM MST
In a January 2021 article in the Liahona, President Russell M. Nelson shared a message on receiving revelation. Reflecting on one of his own personal experiences, the prophet wrote about a time when he was guided by the Spirit to check on the late Elder Robert D. Hales, who had previously suffered a heart attack.
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December 30, 2020 12:00 PM MST
This excerpt originally ran on LDS Living in December 2019.
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December 29, 2020 12:00 PM MST
If there were any perks to 2020, one was that we all spent a little bit more time (virtually) with President Russell M. Nelson than usual. Outside of general conference, the Church released special video messages throughout the year from our prophet. Additionally, President Nelson co-authored a piece with NAACP leaders calling for racial harmony. He reminded us of the need for gratitude to find healing, he invited us to fast with him, he prayed for us, and he reminded us that “we are all children of a loving God.”
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December 22, 2020 04:57 PM MST
In September, Church News shared what President Russell M. Nelson taught his 57 grandchildren and 140 great-grandchildren as part of his birthday celebration.
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