Marianne Holman Prescott
Marianne Holman is a reporter for the Deseret News, where she writes for the LDS Church News. Prior to joining the Deseret News, she worked as an intern at the LDS Church Magazines, writing for the news section of the Ensign and Liahona magazines. Although Marianne was raised in Salt Lake City as a University of Utah fan, she graduated with a Bachelors degree in communications from Brigham Young University in 2008. She served an LDS mission to Cleveland, Ohio, where she spent part of her missionary service as a guide in the Kirtland Historic Sites.

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Summaries of speakers in the Sunday afternoon session of general conference held in the Conference Center on Sunday, Oct. 4.
“Repentance is real and it works,” Elder Allen D. Haynie of the Seventy taught in general conference Sunday afternoon. Repentance of necessity is not easy, he taught. Things of eternal significance ...
Through studying, memorizing and thinking about verses of scripture, individuals provide an uplifting place for thoughts to go, Brother Devin G. Durrant of the Sunday School general presidency said.
“To effectively serve others, we must see them through a parent’s eyes, through Heavenly Father’s eyes,” said Elder Dale G. Renlund in his first address after being called to serve in th...
“We must have faith with works to receive answers,” Elder James B. Martino of the Seventy. Revelation comes as individuals sincerely ask with intention to act.
Speaking to the “noble young adults” of the Church, Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared a message of faith to help them meet the challenges of today’s world.
Elder Richard J. Maynes of the Presidency of the Seventy said that centering one's life in Jesus Christ and His gospel will bring stability and happiness.
Everyone can choose to be happy — regardless of their circumstances, Latter-day Saint women were told Saturday evening during the first session of the 185th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of ...
Technology can be a powerful tool when teaching the youth of the Church, taught Ronald J. Schwendiman, director of publishing product management for the Church's Seminaries and Institutes of Religion.
'Hope an anchor of the soul' was the theme for this year's annual Campus Education Week held on the Brigham Young University Campus Aug.17-21.