Jeffrey R. Holland http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Jeffrey R. Holland en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:14:11 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Elder Ballard becomes first apostle to tweet, others are following http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602676/Elder-Ballard-becomes-first-apostle-to-tweet-others-are-following.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602676/Elder-Ballard-becomes-first-apostle-to-tweet-others-are-following.html Elder M. Russell Ballard and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, both of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, sent a "tweet" to followers... Fri, 09 May 2014 13:30:00 MDT Elder Holland tweets now, too: 'Being with missionaries is the greatest' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602603/Elder-Holland-tweets-now-too-Being-with-missionaries-is-the-greatest.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602603/Elder-Holland-tweets-now-too-Being-with-missionaries-is-the-greatest.html Two days after Elder M. Russell Ballard became the first apostle in the LDS Church to tweet, a fellow member of the Quorum of... Wed, 07 May 2014 22:28:12 MDT Anchor yourself spiritually while dealing with mental illness, Women's Conference speakers say http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602320/Anchor-yourself-spiritually-while-dealing-with-mental-illness-Womens-Conference-speakers-say.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602320/Anchor-yourself-spiritually-while-dealing-with-mental-illness-Womens-Conference-speakers-say.html Speakers at the BYU Women's Conference emphasized that those affected by mental illness and trying to deal with mental... Sat, 03 May 2014 05:00:00 MDT New Harmony: Foxes in the henhouse http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602127/Foxes-in-the-henhouse.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602127/Foxes-in-the-henhouse.html It was the late Truman Madsen who said when secular writers examine spiritual experience, they grasp everything except the... Thu, 01 May 2014 05:00:00 MDT Elder Jeffrey R. Holland surprises youth in Florida http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602099/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-surprises-youth-in-Florida.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602099/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-surprises-youth-in-Florida.html Last week during a trip to Florida, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve made a surprise visit to more than... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:33:01 MDT Elder Holland in Fort Lauderdale, visits with area youth http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602125/Elder-Holland-in-Fort-Lauderdale-visits-with-area-youth.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602125/Elder-Holland-in-Fort-Lauderdale-visits-with-area-youth.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles made an unexpected stop to visit more than 1,200 youth as they... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 17:15:00 MDT Lorenzo Snow 200th birthday observed http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601267/Lorenzo-Snow-200th-birthday-observed.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601267/Lorenzo-Snow-200th-birthday-observed.html The family organization of Lorenzo's Snow's descendants observed his 200th birthday anniversary with several events including... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:12:22 MDT Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: 'The cost — and blessings — of discipleship' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600290/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-The-cost-2-and-blessings-2-of-discipleship.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600290/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-The-cost-2-and-blessings-2-of-discipleship.html A life of discipleship may be difficult, but it is worth it, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles... Sat, 05 Apr 2014 10:40:00 MDT LDS women gather for General Women's Meeting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599831/LDS-women-gather-for-General-Womens-Meeting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599831/LDS-women-gather-for-General-Womens-Meeting.html During a historic worldwide gathering, primary aged girls, young women and Relief Society sisters filled the Conference... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 21:50:00 MDT Elder Jeffrey R. Holland visits LDS Church members in Asia http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599363/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-visits-LDS-Church-members-in-Asia.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599363/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-visits-LDS-Church-members-in-Asia.html It is a wonderful, wonderful time for the LDS Church in Asia, said Elder Jeffrey R. Holland during a recent trip to China,... Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:45:00 MDT Ask Angela: I'm aging out of my Mormon singles ward and I feel like a failure http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590379/Im-aging-out-of-my-Mormon-singles-ward-and-I-feel-like-a-failure.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590379/Im-aging-out-of-my-Mormon-singles-ward-and-I-feel-like-a-failure.html Angela Trusty talks with "Aged out guy" about his experience leaving the singles ward and moving to a family ward. Come share... Tue, 12 Nov 2013 08:45:00 MST LDS Church posts Elder Holland speech on 'big issues' linked with the hope of democracy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589814/LDS-Church-posts-Elder-Holland-speech-on-big-issues-linked-with-the-hope-of-democracy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589814/LDS-Church-posts-Elder-Holland-speech-on-big-issues-linked-with-the-hope-of-democracy.html The LDS Church has posted a link on its website to a speech by Elder Holland about faith, family and religious freedom, three... Mon, 04 Nov 2013 09:25:00 MST Dixie State University president to retire next year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589491/Dixie-State-University-president-to-retire-next-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589491/Dixie-State-University-president-to-retire-next-year.html The president of Dixie State University has announced his plans to retire at the end of the school year. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:42:50 MDT LDS conference speakers highlight pressures facing families http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587851/LDS-conference-speakers-highlight-pressures-facing-families.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587851/LDS-conference-speakers-highlight-pressures-facing-families.html Pressures that families face formed a thread running through talks during the 183rd Semiannual General Conference. The... Mon, 07 Oct 2013 08:10:00 MDT Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: 'Like a broken vessel' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587762/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-Like-a-broken-vessel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587762/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-Like-a-broken-vessel.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve speaks at General Conference Sat, 05 Oct 2013 15:35:00 MDT Commentary: BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall focused on #EveryDayGreatness http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585418/Commentary-BYU-head-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall-focused-on-EveryDayGreatness.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585418/Commentary-BYU-head-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall-focused-on-EveryDayGreatness.html BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall joined Twitter last April, but he's not tweeting about what he ate for breakfast or secrets... Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:20:00 MDT Why LDS Church's President Monson and Mormon apostles are now on Facebook, Google+ http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636631/Why-LDS-Churchs-President-Monson-and-Mormon-apostles-are-now-on-Facebook-Google.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636631/Why-LDS-Churchs-President-Monson-and-Mormon-apostles-are-now-on-Facebook-Google.html The social media pages will be maintained on behalf of church leaders and will act as an official social media presence for... Tue, 27 Aug 2013 09:04:23 MDT LDS apostles attend British pageant paying tribute to UK Mormons http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584670/LDS-apostles-attend-British-pageant-paying-tribute-to-UK-Mormons.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584670/LDS-apostles-attend-British-pageant-paying-tribute-to-UK-Mormons.html After nine performances to audiences of more than 1,500 people, the first-ever British Pageant finished on Aug. 10. Three... Wed, 14 Aug 2013 15:40:00 MDT What's new: Author explores the roles and purposes of angels http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583687/Whats-new-Author-explores-the-roles-and-purposes-of-angels.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583687/Whats-new-Author-explores-the-roles-and-purposes-of-angels.html In his new book, author Donald W. Parry uses the scriptures and words of modern prophets and apostles to inform readers about... Sun, 28 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT Ask Angela: Marriage: I think no, he thinks yes — now what? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583707/Marriage-I-think-no-he-thinks-yes-2-now-what.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583707/Marriage-I-think-no-he-thinks-yes-2-now-what.html When decisions are tough, trust the answers you receive through prayer. Sat, 27 Jul 2013 12:35:30 MDT Mormon leader Elder Jeffrey R. Holland to receive Manhood Award http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583521/Mormon-leader-Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-to-receive-Manhood-Award.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583521/Mormon-leader-Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-to-receive-Manhood-Award.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve will received the Manhood Award in Washington City, Utah, Tuesday evening. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 14:30:00 MDT Elder Holland takes the mound for Mormon Night at Dodger Stadium http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582526/Elder-Holland-takes-the-mound-for-Mormon-Night-at-Dodger-Stadium.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582526/Elder-Holland-takes-the-mound-for-Mormon-Night-at-Dodger-Stadium.html Continuing a Southern California tradition that has extended more than three decades, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum... Tue, 02 Jul 2013 11:20:00 MDT LDS Mongolian opera star sings with Mormon Tabernacle Choir http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629518/LDS-Mongolian-opera-star-sings-with-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629518/LDS-Mongolian-opera-star-sings-with-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir.html Buted Altangerel has sung in leading roles at the largest opera houses in Mongolia, but her biggest dream was to one day sing... Mon, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Deseret Bookshelf app allows users to access their gospel libraries anywhere http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578478/Deseret-Bookshelf-app-allows-users-to-access-their-gospel-libraries-anywhere.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578478/Deseret-Bookshelf-app-allows-users-to-access-their-gospel-libraries-anywhere.html The Deseret Bookshelf app was created specifically to hold an entire LDS gospel library, scriptures, and other books and... Thu, 18 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT Utahns to get glimpse of ancient history with Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit in fall http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578474/Utahns-to-get-glimpse-of-ancient-history-with-Dead-Sea-Scrolls-exhibit-in-fall.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578474/Utahns-to-get-glimpse-of-ancient-history-with-Dead-Sea-Scrolls-exhibit-in-fall.html The Dead Sea Scrolls will make an appearance in Utah during a mid-November exhibition at The Leonardo museum in Salt Lake City. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:10:00 MDT Philosopher and marriage activist shares insight at BYU, Sutherland Institute http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577975/Philosopher-and-marriage-activist-shares-insight-at-BYU-Sutherland-Institute.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577975/Philosopher-and-marriage-activist-shares-insight-at-BYU-Sutherland-Institute.html Princeton University professor Robert P. George spoke to Utah leaders and students this week about the importance of... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:03:25 MDT Laughs, witty remarks from LDS general conference (+tweets and video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577822/Laughs-witty-remarks-from-LDS-general-conference-tweets-and-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577822/Laughs-witty-remarks-from-LDS-general-conference-tweets-and-video.html This past weekend, many came away from LDS general conference with long to-do lists and notes of counsel, along with... Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:50:00 MDT Prophet calls for tolerance, kindness toward those who don't share LDS beliefs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577689/Prophet-calls-for-tolerance-kindness-toward-those-who-dont-share-LDS-beliefs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577689/Prophet-calls-for-tolerance-kindness-toward-those-who-dont-share-LDS-beliefs.html The LDS Church's 183rd Annual General Conference closed Sunday afternoon with a plea from their prophet for church members... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 18:50:00 MDT Are Mormons the most connected? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577684/Are-Mormons-the-most-connected.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577684/Are-Mormons-the-most-connected.html This weekend Mormons from around the world used the Internet to watch General Conference and to connect with each other. Just... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 17:10:00 MDT Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: 'Lord, I Believe' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626346/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-Lord-I-Believe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626346/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-Lord-I-Believe.html All things are possible for those who believe, no matter how small that belief may be, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland taught during... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 14:45:00 MDT President Thomas S. Monson: 'Welcome to Conference' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626203/President-Thomas-S-Monson-Welcome-to-Conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626203/President-Thomas-S-Monson-Welcome-to-Conference.html Following is the text of welcoming remarks President Thomas S. Monson delivered while opening the Saturday morning session of... Sat, 06 Apr 2013 10:30:00 MDT Converts share experiences about general conference http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577401/Converts-share-experiences-about-general-conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577401/Converts-share-experiences-about-general-conference.html General conference is a tradition Latter-day Saints participate in their whole lives. For some, it is a more recent... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT Father attends general conference for sons, but is the one who benefits http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577239/Father-attends-general-conference-for-sons-but-is-the-one-who-benefits.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577239/Father-attends-general-conference-for-sons-but-is-the-one-who-benefits.html I took my two sons to general conference last April thinking they would by inspired by the experience. Instead, it was I who... Tue, 02 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT LDS Church dedicates Honduras temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624865/LDS-Church-dedicates-Honduras-temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624865/LDS-Church-dedicates-Honduras-temple.html On Sunday, persistence and patience were rewarded with the dedication of the Tegucigalpa Temple in Honduras. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:25:00 MDT Honduras Saints' first temple dedication Sunday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624767/Honduras-Saints-first-temple-dedication-Sunday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624767/Honduras-Saints-first-temple-dedication-Sunday.html It was only a few years ago that hundreds of thousands of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints living... Sun, 17 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MDT Elder Jeffrey R. Holland dedicates Mormon chapel in Middle East http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623859/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-dedicates-Mormon-chapel-in-Middle-East.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623859/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-dedicates-Mormon-chapel-in-Middle-East.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve dedicated the newly completed Abu Dhabi Stake Center in the United Arab... Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:00:00 MST BYU basketball: Cougars retire jerseys of Mel Hutchins, Roland Minson at Marriott Center http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573390/BYU-basketball-Cougars-retire-jerseys-of-Mel-Hutchins-Roland-Minson-at-Marriott-Center.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573390/BYU-basketball-Cougars-retire-jerseys-of-Mel-Hutchins-Roland-Minson-at-Marriott-Center.html It was an honor that Roland Minson and Mel Hutchins hadn't dreamed of, but it happened Saturday night at the Marriott Center.... Sat, 16 Feb 2013 21:20:00 MST Dick Harmon: Pioneer sportscaster Jay Monsen dies at 79 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572854/Pioneer-sportscaster-Jay-Monsen-dies-at-79.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572854/Pioneer-sportscaster-Jay-Monsen-dies-at-79.html A veteran sportscaster who was recently inducted into the BYU Hall of Fame, Jay Monsen, passed away Sunday. Monsen was... Mon, 11 Feb 2013 13:05:00 MST Mormon Bobby Engemann of '60s pop trio The Lettermen put faith, family first http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572307/Mormon-Bobby-Engemann-of-60s-pop-trio-The-Lettermen-put-faith-family-first.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572307/Mormon-Bobby-Engemann-of-60s-pop-trio-The-Lettermen-put-faith-family-first.html Robert Phillip Engemann, an original member of the hit trio, "The Lettermen," lived a life of kindness and love. Engemann... Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:55:00 MST Dixie baker scores with Super Bowl helmet cakes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621578/Dixie-baker-scores-with-Super-Bowl-helmet-cakes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621578/Dixie-baker-scores-with-Super-Bowl-helmet-cakes.html Wedding cakes are the bread and butter of Karen Phillips' business, but this time of year, there is demand for one of her... Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:50:59 MST Deseret Bookshelf geared for LDS audience http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571954/Deseret-Bookshelf-geared-for-LDS-audience.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571954/Deseret-Bookshelf-geared-for-LDS-audience.html If you don't have a tablet, then you are quite possibly looking at your neighbor's Christmas gift in envy. CNN reported that... Fri, 01 Feb 2013 05:00:00 MST Missionary surge prompts LDS Church to open new MTC in Mexico http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571822/Missionary-surge-prompts-LDS-Church-to-open-new-MTC-in-Mexico.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571822/Missionary-surge-prompts-LDS-Church-to-open-new-MTC-in-Mexico.html The surge of new full-time missionaries entering its existing Missionary Training Centers has prompted the LDS Church to... Wed, 30 Jan 2013 13:10:00 MST Elder Holland dedicates three buildings at Provo MTC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620727/Elder-Holland-dedicates-three-buildings-at-Provo-MTC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620727/Elder-Holland-dedicates-three-buildings-at-Provo-MTC.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland dedicated three newly renovated buildings at the Provo Missionary Training Center. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 10:32:57 MST Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: A new year means a new me http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569707/A-new-year-means-a-new-me.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569707/A-new-year-means-a-new-me.html “People are more likely to make progress on goals that are broken into concrete, measurable actions, with some kind of... Mon, 31 Dec 2012 19:26:32 MST New Harmony: Find peace, comfort in the Psalms http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617581/Find-peace-comfort-in-the-Psalms.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617581/Find-peace-comfort-in-the-Psalms.html One of the most poignant moments in Elder Jeffrey R. Holland's new book about the Psalms comes on page 194 where he describes... Wed, 12 Dec 2012 05:00:00 MST Today in the Bloggernacle: Apostle takes a hovercraft ride, and 160,000 Christmas lights http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568266/Apostle-takes-a-hovercraft-ride-and-160000-Christmas-lights.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568266/Apostle-takes-a-hovercraft-ride-and-160000-Christmas-lights.html Which apostle rode a bright yellow hovercraft to go organize a stake? And 160,000 lights light up Joseph Smith's birthplace.... Fri, 07 Dec 2012 05:00:00 MST Elder Holland's book offers help in finding spiritual solace from the Psalms http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568167/Elder-Hollands-book-offers-help-in-finding-spiritual-solace-from-the-Psalms.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568167/Elder-Hollands-book-offers-help-in-finding-spiritual-solace-from-the-Psalms.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland's new book, "For Times of Trouble," shares a powerful perspective into the eternal design of the... Thu, 06 Dec 2012 05:00:00 MST Historic milestone: Sierra Leone stake marks LDS Church's 3,000th http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616902/Historic-milestone-Sierra-Leone-stake-marks-LDS-Churchs-3000th.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616902/Historic-milestone-Sierra-Leone-stake-marks-LDS-Churchs-3000th.html The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints created a new stake early Sunday morning in Sierra Leone, holding... Sun, 02 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Today in the Bloggernacle: Today in the Bloggernacle: Mission in Africa receives special visitors http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566689/Today-in-the-Bloggernacle-Mission-in-Africa-receives-special-visitors.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566689/Today-in-the-Bloggernacle-Mission-in-Africa-receives-special-visitors.html A mission in Africa received some special visitors recently. “Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and Elders Clayton and Renlund... Wed, 14 Nov 2012 05:00:00 MST