Jeffrey R. Holland http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Jeffrey R. Holland en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:05:14 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss President Uchtdorf speaks to international delegates about religious freedom http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613096/President-Uchtdorf-speaks-to-international-delegates-about-religious-freedom.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613096/President-Uchtdorf-speaks-to-international-delegates-about-religious-freedom.html Religious freedom and the rule of law are central messages of the Church, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf told delegates from 40... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:52:44 MDT 184th Semiannual General Conference talk summaries (+photos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660539/184th-Semiannual-General-Conference-talk-summaries-photos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660539/184th-Semiannual-General-Conference-talk-summaries-photos.html Summaries of the talks given during the conference sessions, including the Sept. 27 General Women's Meeting, will be posted... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:00:00 MDT Photos: LDS general conference Saturday afternoon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612431/Photos-LDS-general-conference-Saturday-afternoon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612431/Photos-LDS-general-conference-Saturday-afternoon.html Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, as well as in... Sat, 04 Oct 2014 17:45:00 MDT Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: 'Seek opportunities to care for the poor' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612421/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-Seek-opportunities-to-care-for-the-poor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612421/Elder-Jeffrey-R-Holland-Seek-opportunities-to-care-for-the-poor.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland declares the importance of following the Lord's example and caring for the poor, including the poor... Sat, 04 Oct 2014 15:35:00 MDT Sister Cheryl A. Esplin: 'The sacrament — a renewal for the soul' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612405/Sister-Cheryl-A-Esplin-The-sacrament-2-a-renewal-for-the-soul.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612405/Sister-Cheryl-A-Esplin-The-sacrament-2-a-renewal-for-the-soul.html Sister Cheryl A. Esplin: Making the sacrament a truly spiritual experience Sat, 04 Oct 2014 10:55:00 MDT LDS Church shares facts, excitement for general conference http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612269/LDS-Church-shares-facts-excitement-for-general-conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612269/LDS-Church-shares-facts-excitement-for-general-conference.html As the 184th semiannual general conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints approaches, many social media... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 23:33:12 MDT Elder Holland, David Archuleta promote 'Meet the Mormons' through video, free download http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611988/Elder-Holland-David-Archuleta-promote-Meet-the-Mormons-through-video-free-download.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611988/Elder-Holland-David-Archuleta-promote-Meet-the-Mormons-through-video-free-download.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and singer David Archuleta recently participated in promotional efforts for “Meet the... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:15:00 MDT LDS Church leaders share excitement for General Women's Meeting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611815/LDS-Church-leaders-share-excitement-for-General-Womens-Meeting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611815/LDS-Church-leaders-share-excitement-for-General-Womens-Meeting.html This weekend, millions of women and girls as young as eight years old will gather together for the second semiannual General... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:35:03 MDT Ogden Utah Temple speaker list http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611720/Ogden-Utah-Temple-speaker-list.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611720/Ogden-Utah-Temple-speaker-list.html The following General Authorities and Church officers spoke at the rededication of the Ogden Utah Temple on Sunday, Sept. 21. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:15:00 MDT Elder Holland shares keys to happiness during BYU-Idaho devotional (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611629/Elder-Holland-shares-keys-to-happiness-during-BYU-Idaho-devotional-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611629/Elder-Holland-shares-keys-to-happiness-during-BYU-Idaho-devotional-video.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles speaks during a campus devotional at Brigham Young... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:20:00 MDT Ogden Utah Temple Cultural Celebration: 'Shine the light' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611468/Ogden-Utah-Temple-Cultural-Celebration-Shine-the-light.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611468/Ogden-Utah-Temple-Cultural-Celebration-Shine-the-light.html Youth participate in a cultural celebration the day before the Ogden Utah Temple is rededicated. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:00:00 MDT Mormon youths celebrate reopening of the Ogden Temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611418/Mormon-youths-celebrate-reopening-of-the-Ogden-Temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611418/Mormon-youths-celebrate-reopening-of-the-Ogden-Temple.html Youths from the Ogden area spent their Saturday singing and dancing in celebration of the remodeled Ogden Utah Temple for The... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:17:23 MDT Kevin J Worthen installed as new president for BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610607/Kevin-J-Worthen-installed-as-new-president-for-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610607/Kevin-J-Worthen-installed-as-new-president-for-BYU.html Kevin J Worthen was installed as BYU’s 13th president during a devotional assembly on Tuesday in the Marriott Center. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:30:00 MDT A new president for BYU: Kevin J Worthen installed during inaugural ceremony http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610599/A-new-president-for-BYU-Kevin-J-Worthen-installed-during-inaugural-ceremony.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610599/A-new-president-for-BYU-Kevin-J-Worthen-installed-during-inaugural-ceremony.html Kevin J Worthen is installed as BYU's 13th president during an inauguration ceremony held in the Marriott Center on Sept. 9. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:40:00 MDT Elder Holland visits Brazil http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609761/Elder-Holland-visits-Brazil.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609761/Elder-Holland-visits-Brazil.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland visited four cities in Brazil Aug. 14 through Aug. 24 — speaking to a wide variety of members... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:05:00 MDT Pioneers, former Mormon missionaries celebrate first stake, growth of LDS Church in Jamaica http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607014/Pioneers-former-Mormon-missionaries-celebrate-first-stake-growth-of-LDS-Church-in-Jamaica.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607014/Pioneers-former-Mormon-missionaries-celebrate-first-stake-growth-of-LDS-Church-in-Jamaica.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607107/Dixie-State-University-names-new-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607107/Dixie-State-University-names-new-president.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607016/On-hanging-out-with-a-comfortable-god.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607016/On-hanging-out-with-a-comfortable-god.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605470/Elder-Holland-visits-Cuba.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605470/Elder-Holland-visits-Cuba.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605040/First-stake-organized-in-Jamaica.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605040/First-stake-organized-in-Jamaica.html 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 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