General Conference

October 27, 2017
LDS Church Announces Big Change to Women & Priesthood Sessions premium
The LDS Church announced today that starting next April, there will no longer be twice-yearly priesthood and general women meetings held during conference. Instead, each meeting will occur once a year. The Church’s statement on the matter is as follows: “Beginning in April 2018, the general women’s session will no longer be held on the Saturday preceding the other sessions […]
October 6, 2016
4 Examples from #ldsconf to Help You Fix Your Boring Church Talks premium
If you’re preparing a lesson or a talk for Sacrament meeting, and you’re not quite sure how to start, look no further than General Conference! While most of us watch conference for the messages and the speakers (we know you have an Elder Holland fan shirt stuffed in your dresser somewhere, don’t lie), not many […]
April 5, 2016
10 Times General Conference Gave Us All the Feels premium
We don’t know about you, but we’re a little [read: a lotta] emotional after this weekend’s general conference. Here are ten times conference made us feel all of the feels:     1. When members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir wept through “Come Thou Fount,” especially this man: *Cue sudden and unexpected sobbing.   2. […]
October 6, 2015
Elder Christofferson Did Something Surprising This Weekend premium
This weekend, I had the unique opportunity to watch General Conference from a stake center in Trujillo, Peru. As the session began, I remember feeling a little disappointed that no one spoke in their native language. As a bilingual RM, I can’t tell you how awesome it was to hear Spanish being spoken over the […]
October 1, 2015
What It Takes to be an Apostle premium
In just a few short days, the lives of three men will be changed forever as they fill the seats left vacant from the recent passing of LDS apostles Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, and Richard G. Scott. Accepting the call of Apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ will be, to say the least, […]
September 11, 2015
After 9/11 Gordon B. Hinckley Taught Something Unexpected premium
We all remember the events of September 11, 2001, but many of us, myself included, were too young at the time to remember much of the aftermath. In pondering these tragic events I realized that I had never read anything about how the Church responded. The Church’s semiannual General Conference was held less than a […]
May 1, 2015
This Choir Member Sketches During Conference, and the Results are Stunning! premium
We got to know a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir recently. His name is Ryan Snarr, and he shared with us some of his drawings that he creates each General Conference. During each session, Ryan quickly sketches each speaker between musical numbers, and it’s become something of a tradition for him. Ryan was gracious enough to allow us to […]
April 3, 2015
5 General Conference Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them premium
Photo Courtesy, LDS Media Library A returned missionary once told me about an experience he had with general conference. His mission president had recently returned from the mission field and held a mission reunion right before general conference. His words to the missionaries were inspiring and helpful, but my RM friend said that one piece […]