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Jason Swensen
Jason Swensen is a reporter for the Church News and a frequent contributor to the Deseret News. Prior to joining the Church News staff. Swensen covered police and crime, ethnic affairs and city government for the Deseret News. A proud graduate of the University of Utah and lifelong Ute fan, Swensen has filed Church News and Deseret News stories from several Latin American countries, Europe and the South Pacific. He enjoys chronicling the growth of the LDS Church in Mexico, Central and South America.

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Elder Dallin H. Oaks affirms that the teachings and free practice of religion are essential to a free and prosperous society.
Elder D. Todd's Christofferson's recent travels to three countries in the Pacific Area offered the apostle a glimpse of three stages of Church development: beginning, emerging and established.
BYU's College of Humanities exhibition celebrates 50 years of promoting the human "conversation."
Elder Mervyn B. Arnold challenges missionaries and their leaders to have the Holy Ghost in their lives always as they serve and teach others.
Elder Neil L. Andersen and other General Authorities recently met with civic leaders and members of the Navajo Nation.
Elder Andersen teaches that the Lord graciously accepts the sacrifice and offerings of all who serve Him faithfully — regardless of the calling or assignment.
Elder Dallin H. Oaks teaches the nature of service and that Christ remains the Light and Life of the world at the 2016 Seminar for Missionary Training Center Presidents and Directors of Visitors' Centers and Hi...
Elder Schweitzer encourages missionaries to search the scriptures for inspiring accounts of repentance and the effect that principle can have on missionary work.
Bishop W. Christopher Waddell testifies that the Book of Mormon is essential to conversion and the blessings of eternity.
Missionaries who seek the Lord's Spirit must learn and emulate the attributes of Jesus Christ, Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson told new MTC presidents, and directors of visitors' centers and historic sites and their ...