Spencer W. Kimball http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Spencer W. Kimball en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:14:12 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Elder Larry S. Kacher: 'Trifle not with sacred things' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612492/Elder-Larry-S-Kacher-Trifle-not-with-sacred-things.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612492/Elder-Larry-S-Kacher-Trifle-not-with-sacred-things.html The decisions people make in this life greatly affect the course of their eternal life, said Elder Larry S. Kacher of the... Sun, 05 Oct 2014 15:35:00 MDT Sister Burton: 'Prepare for the temple' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611903/Sister-Burton-Prepare-for-the-temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611903/Sister-Burton-Prepare-for-the-temple.html As Latter-day Saint women prepare themselves to worthily enter the temple and are faithful to temple covenants, the Lord will... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 18:30:00 MDT Honest effort http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611241/Honest-effort.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611241/Honest-effort.html "In the world today we face difficulties and challenges, some of which can seem truly daunting," said President Thomas S.... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:05:00 MDT Wright Words: Apostle used bad meal to teach gratitude http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610531/Apostle-used-bad-meal-to-teach-gratitude.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610531/Apostle-used-bad-meal-to-teach-gratitude.html A recent restaurant meal lured to my remembrance a memory of seafood, my mission president and Spencer W. Kimball, the 12th... Tue, 09 Sep 2014 05:00:00 MDT Improvement and Progression: One Eternal Round http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610205/Improvement-and-Progression-One-Eternal-Round.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610205/Improvement-and-Progression-One-Eternal-Round.html Speaking about the science of improvement and performance within a gospel framework, Scott R. Braithwaite, assistant... Sat, 06 Sep 2014 00:10:00 MDT Embrace gospel basics http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609285/Embrace-gospel-basics.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609285/Embrace-gospel-basics.html Blessings are assured as we practice gospel basics such as prayer and scripture study. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:05:00 MDT Alexander Schreiner: a Legacy of Music http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609283/Alexander-Schreiner-a-Legacy-of-Music.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609283/Alexander-Schreiner-a-Legacy-of-Music.html Alexander Schreiner and his profound impact on music in the Church was the subject of the Men and Women of Faith lecture Aug.... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:10:00 MDT Elder Cook: 'Turn the hearts' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606731/Elder-Cook-Turn-the-hearts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606731/Elder-Cook-Turn-the-hearts.html Speaking at the Seminar for New Mission Presidents on June 23, Elder Quentin L. Cook addressed the topic, “Turn the... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 05:25:00 MDT President Monson counsels new mission leaders http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605877/President-Monson-counsels-new-mission-leaders.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605877/President-Monson-counsels-new-mission-leaders.html Drawing from the scriptures, teachings from past prophets, letters from missionaries and his experiences as president of the... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:36:30 MDT Youth leaders receive national Scouting award http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605049/Youth-leaders-receive-national-Scouting-award.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605049/Youth-leaders-receive-national-Scouting-award.html LDS youth leaders Sister Rosemary M. Wixom and Brother David L. Beck receive Scouting's highest national honor, the Silver... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:05:00 MDT Mormon history group honors Darius Gray http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604725/Mormon-history-group-honors-Darius-Gray.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604725/Mormon-history-group-honors-Darius-Gray.html Now, the Mormon History Association has honored Darius Gray with a special citation for outstanding contributions to Mormon... Sat, 07 Jun 2014 10:45:38 MDT Relief Society: How effective is our communication? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604576/Relief-Society-How-effective-is-our-communication.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604576/Relief-Society-How-effective-is-our-communication.html Both father and daughter realize that they are not likely ever see each other again in this mortal life. Communication of any... Sat, 07 Jun 2014 00:20:00 MDT Elder Cook talks about spiritual rewards at women's conference http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602344/Elder-Cook-talks-about-spiritual-rewards-at-womens-conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602344/Elder-Cook-talks-about-spiritual-rewards-at-womens-conference.html As women faithfully follow Jesus Christ, they will “reap the rewards of righteousness — the reward of... Fri, 02 May 2014 20:31:40 MDT Defending the Faith: 'Preach the gospel always; if necessary, use words' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601159/Preach-the-gospel-always-if-necessary-use-words.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601159/Preach-the-gospel-always-if-necessary-use-words.html Three significant works of serious Mormon music have now been brought together in one missionary-minded compact disc. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:00:00 MDT Brother Randall L. Ridd: 'The choice generation' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600325/Brother-Randall-L-Ridd-The-choice-generation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600325/Brother-Randall-L-Ridd-The-choice-generation.html Brother Randall Ridd addressed young men in the priesthood session of general conference as “the choice... Sat, 05 Apr 2014 19:00:00 MDT The best job in all of Mormondom http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589687/The-best-job-in-all-of-Mormondom.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589687/The-best-job-in-all-of-Mormondom.html I have the best job in all of Mormondom. When people ask me what I do for a living, I generally respond, "I get paid to read... Mon, 04 Nov 2013 05:00:00 MST President Monson's 50 years as an apostle: Redeem the dead http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587612/President-Monsons-50-years-as-an-apostle-Redeem-the-dead.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587612/President-Monsons-50-years-as-an-apostle-Redeem-the-dead.html A look at the ministry of President Thomas S. Monson, in celebration of his 50th anniversary of being called as a general... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 05:00:00 MDT 'Treasures of the Collection' exhibit features LDS Church presidents http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587257/Treasures-of-the-Collection-exhibit-features-LDS-Church-presidents.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587257/Treasures-of-the-Collection-exhibit-features-LDS-Church-presidents.html Visitors to the Church History Library can view documents, photographs and other items related to the lives and ministries of... Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:20:03 MDT BYU Campus Education Week enters 91st year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584597/BYU-Campus-Education-Week-enters-91st-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584597/BYU-Campus-Education-Week-enters-91st-year.html Brigham Young University will open its campus for the 91st annual Campus Education Week, a program that brings in more than... Wed, 14 Aug 2013 05:00:00 MDT Panelists discuss leaving and returning to the LDS Church at FAIR conference http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584385/Panelists-discuss-leaving-and-returning-to-the-LDS-Church-at-FAIR-conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584385/Panelists-discuss-leaving-and-returning-to-the-LDS-Church-at-FAIR-conference.html Religious scholars and historians gathered at the annual Foundation for Apologetic Information and Research conference on... Fri, 09 Aug 2013 12:10:00 MDT Duce's Wild: Journal writing: 'So the angels may quote from it' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584296/Journal-writing-So-the-angels-may-quote-from-it.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584296/Journal-writing-So-the-angels-may-quote-from-it.html A recent "Come, Follow Me" lesson encourages youths of the church to be record keepers through journal writing for their... Thu, 08 Aug 2013 05:00:00 MDT Richard Davis: Despite debates, we don't control world affairs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633692/Despite-debates-we-dont-control-world-affairs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633692/Despite-debates-we-dont-control-world-affairs.html In a recent worldwide broadcast, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced new approaches to... Wed, 10 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Just as with the 10 virgins, the wise today will stay spiritually prepared http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582712/Just-as-with-the-10-virgins-the-wise-today-will-stay-spiritually-prepared.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582712/Just-as-with-the-10-virgins-the-wise-today-will-stay-spiritually-prepared.html In the parable of the 10 virgins, the five who were wise by having enough oil to light their lamps knew they could not give... Sun, 07 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT Defending the Faith: Baptizing the imagination http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580837/Baptizing-the-imagination.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580837/Baptizing-the-imagination.html It's not enough to argue for the truth of the restored gospel. It must also be shown to be beautiful and desirable. The... Thu, 30 May 2013 05:00:00 MDT LDS Primary general presidency addresses women at BYU conference http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628871/LDS-Primary-general-presidency-addresses-women-at-BYU-conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628871/LDS-Primary-general-presidency-addresses-women-at-BYU-conference.html Sister Wixom and her counselors, Sister Jean A. Stevens and Sister Cheryl A. Esplin, focused on three building blocks —... Sun, 05 May 2013 21:01:40 MDT Granddaughter of two LDS Church presidents turns 100 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577967/Granddaughter-of-two-LDS-Church-presidents-turns-100.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577967/Granddaughter-of-two-LDS-Church-presidents-turns-100.html Florence Smith Jacobsen, granddaughter to two LDS Church presidents, former general Young Women president and church curator,... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT Elder John B. Dickson: 'The Gospel to all the World' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626216/Elder-John-B-Dickson-The-Gospel-to-all-the-World.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626216/Elder-John-B-Dickson-The-Gospel-to-all-the-World.html Sat, 06 Apr 2013 15:35:00 MDT Sandra Nazar: The conference I remember best http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577404/Sandra-Nazar-The-conference-I-remember-best.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577404/Sandra-Nazar-The-conference-I-remember-best.html I love everything about General Conference. As soon as one is concluded, I eagerly anticipate the next. My most memorable was... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT Tim Johnson: The conference I remember best http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577406/Tim-Johnson-The-conference-I-remember-best.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577406/Tim-Johnson-The-conference-I-remember-best.html Most people remember the October 1988 general conference for President Benson's talk on flooding the earth with the Book of... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT Conference memories can last — and inspire — a lifetime http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577236/Conference-memories-can-last-2-and-inspire-2-a-lifetime.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577236/Conference-memories-can-last-2-and-inspire-2-a-lifetime.html The October 2012 general conference was memorable, largely because of President Monson's historic missionary age... Tue, 02 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT More than 70 countries are represented on one college campus http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576314/More-than-70-countries-are-represented-on-one-college-campus.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576314/More-than-70-countries-are-represented-on-one-college-campus.html BYU-Hawaii is the most diverse college campus in the nation with students from more than 70 countries represented at the... Thu, 21 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MDT Book review: 'A Year of Powerful Prayer' offers daily direction for gaining answers to prayer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575943/Book-review-A-Year-of-Powerful-Prayer-offers-daily-direction-for-gaining-answers-to-prayer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575943/Book-review-A-Year-of-Powerful-Prayer-offers-daily-direction-for-gaining-answers-to-prayer.html Turn routine prayers into powerful daily communion and worship with "A Year of Powerful Prayer," a volume of quotes and... Sun, 17 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MDT L. Tom Perry, 'An Uncommon Life: Years of Preparation, 1922-1976' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575050/L-Tom-Perry-An-Uncommon-Life-Years-of-Preparation-1922-1976.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575050/L-Tom-Perry-An-Uncommon-Life-Years-of-Preparation-1922-1976.html This first volume of Elder L. Tom Perry's biography extends from his birth in 1922, through his marriage and family years,... Thu, 07 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MST Defending the Faith: Rebirth of revelation heralds a brighter day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618734/Rebirth-of-revelation-heralds-a-brighter-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618734/Rebirth-of-revelation-heralds-a-brighter-day.html At this season of the year, many of us commonly formulate New Year's resolutions. We believe, often despite many failures,... Thu, 27 Dec 2012 05:00:00 MST BYU students energized by alum Mitt Romney's presidential bid http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566145/BYU-students-energized-by-alum-Mitt-Romneys-presidential-bid.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566145/BYU-students-energized-by-alum-Mitt-Romneys-presidential-bid.html Though the voting and involvement mentality seeps deep into many college campuses, the feelings during this election season... Tue, 06 Nov 2012 09:30:32 MST Defending the Faith: Too many credible gospel witnesses to believe they all lied http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765612287/Too-many-credible-gospel-witnesses-to-believe-they-all-lied.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765612287/Too-many-credible-gospel-witnesses-to-believe-they-all-lied.html Leaving a general conference session a couple of weeks ago, I noticed a demonstrator holding a sign announcing that Joseph... Thu, 18 Oct 2012 05:00:00 MDT Today in the Bloggernacle: Church growth in Africa and new Bible Video http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561694/Church-growth-in-Africa-and-new-Bible-Video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561694/Church-growth-in-Africa-and-new-Bible-Video.html Exciting church growth continues in Africa. And a new powerful Bible Video to share with your family and friends. And ever... Mon, 03 Sep 2012 07:01:39 MDT Mormon on a dating show focus of novel 'Reality Check' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561610/Mormon-on-a-dating-show-focus-of-novel-Reality-Check.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561610/Mormon-on-a-dating-show-focus-of-novel-Reality-Check.html Mormons and reality dating shows have been in the news this summer. An LDS Church member on a reality date show is also the... Sat, 01 Sep 2012 05:00:00 MDT Looking back on the rich history of the Jordan River Temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558354/Looking-back-on-the-rich-history-of-the-Jordan-River-Temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558354/Looking-back-on-the-rich-history-of-the-Jordan-River-Temple.html The Jordan River Temple, one of the busiest in the LDS Church, has been in operation for 30 years. This is a look back at its... Mon, 02 Jul 2012 05:00:00 MDT Flint Stephens: Tips for effective summer parenting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765579023/Tips-for-effective-summer-parenting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765579023/Tips-for-effective-summer-parenting.html Most children eagerly await the start of their summer break from school. For parents, however, those unstructured and... Sun, 27 May 2012 15:31:39 MDT Centenarian to spend his 100th birthday at Idaho Falls Temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865555061/Centenarian-to-spend-his-100th-birthday-at-Idaho-Falls-Temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865555061/Centenarian-to-spend-his-100th-birthday-at-Idaho-Falls-Temple.html Art Jensen of Rigby, Idaho, turns 100 on May 10. He will spend the morning at the Idaho Falls Temple - just as he has at... Thu, 03 May 2012 05:00:00 MDT Mormon Parenting: Understanding what matters and what doesn't http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553942/Understanding-what-matters-and-what-doesnt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553942/Understanding-what-matters-and-what-doesnt.html It’s a story we’ve told many times before, but it deserves repeating here because of the powerful lesson it... Fri, 13 Apr 2012 05:00:00 MDT In Our Lovely Deseret: And should we die — the great mystery of death, what comes after http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552471/And-should-we-die-2-the-great-mystery-of-death-what-comes-after.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552471/And-should-we-die-2-the-great-mystery-of-death-what-comes-after.html Latter-day Saints have a sacred knowledge of life and death, but as mortals we know fear and uncertainty. The secrets of... Tue, 20 Mar 2012 05:00:00 MDT Timothy R. Clark: Learning leadership from biography http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552404/Learning-leadership-from-biography.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552404/Learning-leadership-from-biography.html Biographies are the best leadership manuals. Mon, 19 Mar 2012 07:00:00 MDT MTC prepares for new nine-story building http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552280/MTC-prepares-for-new-nine-story-building.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552280/MTC-prepares-for-new-nine-story-building.html Provo will receive a towering new landmark when the LDS Church completes its planned new nine-story building on the... Fri, 16 Mar 2012 11:50:07 MDT Gardens teach children important life lessons http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551732/Gardens-teach-children-important-life-lessons.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551732/Gardens-teach-children-important-life-lessons.html Young children love gardening, and it's a great activity to help them learn important lessons. It's also an activity... Thu, 08 Mar 2012 05:00:00 MST Ross Douthat: Two conservatives who left their mark on liberals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557255/Two-conservatives-who-left-their-mark-on-liberals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557255/Two-conservatives-who-left-their-mark-on-liberals.html Wed, 07 Mar 2012 00:00:00 MST President Monson's biography available in Spanish http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564615/President-Monsons-biography-available-in-Spanish.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564615/President-Monsons-biography-available-in-Spanish.html Thanks to a team of English-to-Spanish translators, President Thomas S. Monson’s biography "To the Rescue" is about to... Tue, 28 Feb 2012 13:00:00 MST 'Why I'm a Mormon': Larry Echo Hawk http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222686/Why-Im-a-Mormon-Larry-Echo-Hawk.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222686/Why-Im-a-Mormon-Larry-Echo-Hawk.html Larry Echo Hawk, is the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, and shares part of his conversion story in this excerpt from "Why... Tue, 07 Feb 2012 05:00:00 MST MTC celebrates 50-year anniversary with devotional http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700220860/MTC-celebrates-50-year-anniversary-with-devotional.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700220860/MTC-celebrates-50-year-anniversary-with-devotional.html PROVO — Fifty year ago last month, newly called missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints going... Tue, 31 Jan 2012 22:04:26 MST