Russell M. Nelson

February 14, 2024 12:13 PM MST
On Valentine’s Day, President Russell M. Nelson shared some inspiring thoughts about love.
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The devotional will include messages from Church leaders and music performed by The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square.
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“The Savior’s infinite and perfect love moved Him to atone for all of God’s children. That gift—the Atonement of Jesus Christ—allows all of His other gifts to be ours.”
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November 10, 2023 08:51 AM MST
President Russell M. Nelson has reported that he is slowly returning to work in person, thanking those who have prayed for his recovery.
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October 30, 2023 10:23 AM MDT
“Overcoming the world” sounds like hard work. But what if it were as simple as finding spiritual rest? In his latest book, President Nelson tells us what spiritual rest is and how to find it.
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October 20, 2023 07:07 AM MDT
Using the words of our prophet, Elder Daines reminded us of the importance of coming to know God and wanting to live with Him again, not just to get to heaven again.
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October 13, 2023 01:25 PM MDT
“Family has meant everything to me. My greatest joys and, yes, deepest worries and sorrows, have come from my family.”
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October 10, 2023 10:59 AM MDT
President Nelson’s “Think Celestial!” talk mentioned God’s “fabulous!” plan multiple times. But how do we keep that enthusiasm and optimism when we face our own obstacles?
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October 09, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
In his five years as Church president, President Russell M. Nelson has announced 153 new temple locations.
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October 06, 2023 10:39 AM MDT
In his conference talk, President Nelson asked that we “do the spiritual work to increase your capacity to receive personal revelation.” So what does spiritual work look like? And how can we do it joyfully?
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October 04, 2023 10:49 AM MDT
President Russell M. Nelson’s 2023 general conference address struck a chord with listeners. Read a few reasons why.
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The Church now has 177 temples in operation, 59 under construction or renovation, and 99 in planning and design, totaling 335 houses of the Lord.
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September 29, 2023 09:28 AM MDT
President McKay opened his eyes and said, “Brother Nelson, it doesn’t feel good to me. Your place is here in Salt Lake City. ... I don’t think you should go to Chicago.”
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President Russell M. Nelson and Elder Holland will be participating virtually due to health concerns.
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September 21, 2023 08:00 AM MDT
Here are some of our favorite moments from President Nelson’s general conference talks when he has given listeners a specific blessing.
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September 09, 2023 06:00 AM MDT
In an excerpt from his upcoming book, President Nelson (ninety-nine today) reflects that “the heart is at the very heart of everything meaningful in life.”
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July 13, 2023 04:00 PM MDT
We all want to feel loved and accepted. Here are nine ideas that may help those who are unable to fully participate at church know they are welcome among their fellow Latter-day Saints.
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June 28, 2023 06:07 PM MDT
President Nelson recently announced a second edition of Preach My Gospel, saying, “It contains some of the best instruction I have ever seen to help people accept the Lord’s invitation to come unto Him.”
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Russell’s obvious affection for his father, Marion, is perhaps most apparent in his word of choice when referencing his father: “Daddy.”
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May 31, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
A new online resource can help you apply President Nelson’s challenge to change the world through peace building.
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May 26, 2023 12:54 PM MDT
People were expressing love, sympathy, and gratitude at a rate that seems unheard of on Facebook.
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May 19, 2023 03:57 PM MDT
See a list of all the temples President Nelson has announced since 2018 and find out how far along they are in the construction process.
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May 17, 2023 12:42 PM MDT
In a recent social media post, President Nelson confirmed a new rumor: our 98-year-old prophet has had a “small challenge” with his balance.
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April 22, 2023 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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Morehouse College, a historically Black school in Georgia, has awarded its inaugural Gandhi-King-Mandela Peace Prize to President Russell M. Nelson.
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April 05, 2023 11:47 AM MDT
"I knew in three different ways that the Lord's will was for this potential relationship with Elder Russell M. Nelson."
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April 04, 2023 05:07 PM MDT
Many noticed the beginning of an exchange between President and Sister Nelson and a young girl following the first session of general conference; few knew it was an answer to a child's prayer.
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President Nelson shares a personal story forgiveness after losing two of his young patients—sisters—and facing parents who blamed him for their deaths.
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President Nelson has now announced 133 new temples since he became President of the Church in 2018.
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March 24, 2023 01:04 PM MDT
A special Easter message from the First Presidency was included in the April 2023 “Liahona” magazine.
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March 23, 2023 04:04 PM MDT
Before jumping into April 2022 general conference, take quick look back at the 10 invitations our prophet extended last October.
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March 16, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
Church members are often astounded by President Nelson’s enthusiasm and energy, but the people who have known him the longest and the most personally—his children—say this is nothing new.
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March 14, 2023 05:31 PM MDT
President Nelson was specifically selected as the inaugural recipient of this prize “for his global efforts in ‘abandoning attitudes and actions of prejudice against any group of God’s children’ through nonviolent ways.”
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February 02, 2023 12:53 PM MST
“Writing for LDS Living has given me a unique perspective, and at this point, not a lot catches me by surprise. But what recent Church announcements have caught me off guard, and why?”
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January 13, 2023 06:30 AM MST
To celebrate the historic five-year anniversary of President Russell M. Nelson as President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, see how much you know about our beloved prophet’s life and ministry.
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January 12, 2023 01:00 PM MST
Here’s a look back at some of the biggest changes and announcements that have come under his prophetic leadership.
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January 12, 2023 10:40 AM MST
To celebrate President Nelson's historic anniversary, here are some of our favorite moments, captured in photos, of our beloved prophet's ministry.
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Leadership, revelation, and invitations from the 17th Prophet and President of the Church of Jesus Christ, set apart on January 14, 2018.
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December 30, 2022 06:03 AM MST
This excerpt originally ran on LDS Living in December 2019.
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In a new Christmas video, President Russell M. Nelson has encouraged people everywhere to share the light of Christ through acts of kindness and compassion.
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December 18, 2022 12:33 PM MST
Here are seven of our favorite quotes from some of President Nelson’s formal addresses given over the past year.
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In a devotional on Sunday, November 13, 2022, President Nelson shared his ABCs of personal preparation for worship in a temple.
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October 07, 2022 04:45 PM MDT
If you're feeling “post-conference paralysis,” we've got just what you need to start acting on President Nelson’s 10 invitations from this conference.
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President Nelson has now announced 118 new temples since he became President of the Church in 2018.
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October 01, 2022 02:34 PM MDT
As he addressed the audience as the final speaker of the Saturday morning session of general conference, President Russell M. Nelson leaned against a chair at the pulpit.
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September 29, 2022 04:19 PM MDT
“Mostly by accident, I’ve found three different messages President Nelson has given in the past six months in which he taught about this special Hebrew word.”
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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 09:25 AM MDT
As we celebrate the 98th birthday of our beloved prophet, here are 98 fast facts about him, from the beginning of his life to today!
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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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