Jeffrey R. Holland Jeffrey R. Holland en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:13:31 MST Newspapers LDS leaders reemphasize protection of religious freedoms, support for LGBT nondiscrimination laws Senior LDS leaders affirmed Tuesday the church's consistent support for nondiscrimination laws that balance the rights of... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:20:00 MST What's new: Elder Holland shares faith, encouragement in 'To My Friends' Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares examples and experiences from the scriptures, LDS Church... Thu, 08 Jan 2015 05:50:00 MST How would LDS be affected by renewed US-Cuba relations? President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday about normalizing relations with Cuba led LDS Church members to think about... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:30:00 MST President Uchtdorf speaks to international delegates about religious freedom 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) 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 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' 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' 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 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 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 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 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) 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' 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 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 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 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 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 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