Jeffrey R. Holland Jeffrey R. Holland en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:36:56 MDT Newspapers Pioneers, former Mormon missionaries celebrate first stake, growth of LDS Church in Jamaica Longtime members and former missionaries are celebrating the organization of the first stake and continued growth of The... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:10:00 MDT Dixie State University names new president The Board of Regents selected Richard Williams as the 18th president of Dixie State University. Williams succeeds Stephen D.... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:05:00 MDT Defending the Faith: On 'hanging out' with a comfortable god It's a natural human tendency to seek to walk in our own ways, after the image of our own god, whose image is in the likeness... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 05:00:00 MDT Elder Holland visits Cuba Elder Jeffrey R. Holland created the Church's second branch in Cuba on Sunday, June 15, during a branch conference attended... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:05:00 MDT First stake organized in Jamaica Elder Jeffrey R. Holland organizes the first stake in the Caribbean island of Jamaica. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:40:00 MDT Elder Ballard becomes first apostle to tweet, others are following 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' 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 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 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 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 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 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' 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 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 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 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 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 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 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' 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 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+ 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 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 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? 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 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 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 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 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 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 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) 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 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? 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' 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' 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 “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