Boyd K. Packer http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Boyd K. Packer en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:42:09 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Messages for our times http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612786/Messages-for-our-times.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612786/Messages-for-our-times.html Today, more than ever, the world needs to know that God has called a prophet to tell people what He would have them do.Today,... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:18:19 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 President Henry B. Eyring: 'Continuing revelation' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612474/President-Henry-B-Eyring-Continuing-revelation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612474/President-Henry-B-Eyring-Continuing-revelation.html "We need revelation from God. And we will need not just one revelation in a time of stress but we need a constantly renewed... Sun, 05 Oct 2014 10:35:00 MDT Photos: LDS general conference Saturday morning http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612402/Photos-LDS-general-conference-Saturday-morning.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612402/Photos-LDS-general-conference-Saturday-morning.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 11:35:00 MDT President Boyd K. Packer: 'The reason for our hope' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612403/President-Boyd-K-Packer-The-reason-for-our-hope.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612403/President-Boyd-K-Packer-The-reason-for-our-hope.html In his Saturday morning address, President Boyd K. Packer, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, taught that all... Sat, 04 Oct 2014 10:40:00 MDT 20 important events in LDS general conference history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612245/20-important-events-in-LDS-general-conference-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612245/20-important-events-in-LDS-general-conference-history.html Several important events have occurred in association with general conference over the years. This summary attempts to... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:30:00 MDT Ten things supremely happy people do http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610715/Ten-things-supremely-happy-people-do.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610715/Ten-things-supremely-happy-people-do.html Hank Smith, a seminary instructor, was surprised that so many people showed up to hear him speak at BYU education week. He... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:05:00 MDT President Boyd K. Packer turns 90 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610219/President-Boyd-K-Packer-turns-90.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610219/President-Boyd-K-Packer-turns-90.html Five years ago, on his 85th birthday, a friend told President Boyd K. Packer that if he kept having birthdays it would make... Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:45:00 MDT Personal Revelation: "Be Thou an example of the Believers" http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609763/Personal-Revelation-Be-Thou-an-example-of-the-Believers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609763/Personal-Revelation-Be-Thou-an-example-of-the-Believers.html Taking a live poll from the audience about how people best feel the Spirit, Devin R Toma, assistant to the area director,... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:44:09 MDT President Uchtdorf visits Provo City Center Temple, 'Studio C' cast and other local attractions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609777/President-Uchtdorf-visits-Provo-City-Center-Temple-Studio-C-cast-and-other-local-attractions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609777/President-Uchtdorf-visits-Provo-City-Center-Temple-Studio-C-cast-and-other-local-attractions.html Putting a bright orange vest over his suit coat and wearing a hard hat, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf got an up-close look at... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:00:00 MDT President Boyd K. Packer: Learn to rely on the Spirit's guidance http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606231/President-Boyd-K-Packer-Learn-to-rely-on-the-Spirits-guidance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606231/President-Boyd-K-Packer-Learn-to-rely-on-the-Spirits-guidance.html President Boyd K. Packer shares wisdom and counsel with new mission presidents and their wives. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:57:29 MDT Monte L. Bean museum reopens at BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605033/Monte-L-Bean-museum-reopens-at-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605033/Monte-L-Bean-museum-reopens-at-BYU.html Following an 18-month closure, the new and improved Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum reopens at BYU. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:10:00 MDT Tips for living: Unlocking power of priesthood http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604985/Tips-for-living-Unlocking-power-of-priesthood.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604985/Tips-for-living-Unlocking-power-of-priesthood.html “Unlocking the Power of Your Priesthood” provides practical counsel for understanding and receiving blessings... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 05:00:00 MDT BYU Bean Museum to reopen June 7 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604419/BYU-Bean-Museum-to-reopen-June-7.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604419/BYU-Bean-Museum-to-reopen-June-7.html The Monte L. Bean Museum will reopen on June 7 with new exhibits after being closed for almost two years for renovations. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:20:00 MDT BYU exhibit celebrates the artwork of President Boyd K. Packer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604123/BYU-exhibit-celebrates-the-artwork-of-President-Boyd-K-Packer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604123/BYU-exhibit-celebrates-the-artwork-of-President-Boyd-K-Packer.html A exhibit celebrating the lifework of apostle and amateur artist Boyd K. Packer opens at BYU's Monte L. Bean Life Science... Sat, 31 May 2014 00:05:00 MDT Departing conferencegoers inspired by messages, pledge follow-up http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600382/Departing-conferencegoers-inspired-by-messages-pledge-follow-up.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600382/Departing-conferencegoers-inspired-by-messages-pledge-follow-up.html As they left the LDS Church Conference Center Sunday afternoon, several members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 06:35:00 MDT Fill homes with love, Pres. Monson says as LDS general conference closes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600399/Fill-homes-with-love-Pres-Monson-says-as-LDS-general-conference-closes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600399/Fill-homes-with-love-Pres-Monson-says-as-LDS-general-conference-closes.html President Thomas S. Monson closed the 184th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on... Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:10:00 MDT President Boyd K. Packer: 'The witness' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600368/President-Boyd-K-Packer-The-witness.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600368/President-Boyd-K-Packer-The-witness.html President Boyd K. Packer shares his special witness of the Savior and other essential gospel truths. Sun, 06 Apr 2014 14:30:00 MDT 184th Annual General Conference talk summaries (+photos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651215/184th-Annual-General-Conference-talk-summaries-photos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651215/184th-Annual-General-Conference-talk-summaries-photos.html Summaries of the talks given during the conference sessions will be posted to DeseretNews.com throughout the weekend. Sat, 05 Apr 2014 08:10:00 MDT Favorite son Boyd K. Packer honored during Brigham City seminary centennial http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865594934/Favorite-son-Boyd-K-Packer-honored-during-Brigham-City-seminary-centennial.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865594934/Favorite-son-Boyd-K-Packer-honored-during-Brigham-City-seminary-centennial.html President Boyd K. Packer of the LDS Quorum of the Twelve and a former Brigham City faculty member addressed a centennial... Sun, 26 Jan 2014 22:15:00 MST Researching Family History: Giving thanks to God for rescuing me through my ancestors http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590832/Giving-thanks-to-God-for-rescuing-me-through-my-ancestors.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590832/Giving-thanks-to-God-for-rescuing-me-through-my-ancestors.html What the Lord did to save me from being hit by a train at a very young age. My mother's history says I was 2 years old when I... Tue, 19 Nov 2013 05:00:00 MST Researching Family History: Ways to celebrate Genealogy Month this October (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588837/Ways-to-celebrate-Genealogy-Month-this-October-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588837/Ways-to-celebrate-Genealogy-Month-this-October-video.html It's not too late to observe Genealogy Month this October. There are lots of ways to get up and running with genealogy, or... Tue, 22 Oct 2013 09:37:14 MDT Instructed and inspired: Conference speakers share poignant personal reflections, timeless truths http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587811/Instructed-and-inspired-Conference-speakers-share-poignant-personal-reflections-timeless-truths.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587811/Instructed-and-inspired-Conference-speakers-share-poignant-personal-reflections-timeless-truths.html "We have come here to be instructed and inspired," said President Thomas S. Monson, as he opened the 183rd Semiannual General... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 23:10:00 MDT President Boyd K. Packer: 'The key to spiritual protection' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587756/President-Boyd-K-Packer-The-key-to-spiritual-protection.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587756/President-Boyd-K-Packer-The-key-to-spiritual-protection.html President Boyd K. Packer testifies of the protection found in reading the scriptures Sat, 05 Oct 2013 14:40:00 MDT Books share teachings of President Monson, President Packer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587258/Books-share-teachings-of-President-Monson-President-Packer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587258/Books-share-teachings-of-President-Monson-President-Packer.html This fall, new books share the teachings of LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson and President Boyd K. Packer, the president... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 05:00:00 MDT New Harmony: Should you mark up the gospel of Mark? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583888/Should-you-mark-up-the-gospel-of-Mark.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583888/Should-you-mark-up-the-gospel-of-Mark.html For the most part I enjoy this brave new world of mail-order book buying. But it does have drawbacks. The other day, for... Sat, 03 Aug 2013 05:00:00 MDT Founding of America and LDS gospel Restoration are divinely connected http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700043925/Founding-of-America-and-LDS-gospel-Restoration-are-divinely-connected.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700043925/Founding-of-America-and-LDS-gospel-Restoration-are-divinely-connected.html Even with religious freedom and the birth of a new nation, the Restoration of the gospel was still an uphill battle. Only... Wed, 03 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT Utah National Guard to present Bronze Minuteman Awards http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581369/Utah-National-Guard-to-present-Bronze-Minuteman-Awards.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581369/Utah-National-Guard-to-present-Bronze-Minuteman-Awards.html The Utah National Guard will host its 52nd annual Bronze Minuteman Awards Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Little America... Fri, 07 Jun 2013 17:57:19 MDT Joseph Cramer, M.D.: Bad things will happen, but when they do, 'look for the helpers' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581077/Bad-things-will-happen-but-when-they-do-look-for-the-helpers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581077/Bad-things-will-happen-but-when-they-do-look-for-the-helpers.html “When (I) was a boy and would see scary things on the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will... Tue, 04 Jun 2013 08:05:24 MDT Boyd K. and Donna S. Packer Center announced http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579733/Boyd-K-and-Donna-S-Packer-Center-announced.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579733/Boyd-K-and-Donna-S-Packer-Center-announced.html The Boyd K and Donna S. Packer Center for Family and Community Education, part of the Moyes College of Education, was... Thu, 09 May 2013 16:15:00 MDT Tip for living: 'Be Still' guides readers on how to reduce anxiety through applying gospel principles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578558/Tip-for-living-Be-Still-guides-readers-on-how-to-reduce-anxiety-through-applying-gospel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578558/Tip-for-living-Be-Still-guides-readers-on-how-to-reduce-anxiety-through-applying-gospel.html Applying basic gospel principles, "Be Still" comforts and counsels readers in ways they can find peace and reduce anxiety... Fri, 19 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT New Harmony: With missions — and life — we learn as we go http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578396/With-missions-2-and-life-2-we-learn-as-we-go.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578396/With-missions-2-and-life-2-we-learn-as-we-go.html I envy David Kraus not just because he’s 18, but because he’s heading off on a Spanish-speaking mission that will... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 05:00:00 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 LDS conference opens with sermons and two new temples http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577642/LDS-conference-opens-with-sermons-and-two-new-temples.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577642/LDS-conference-opens-with-sermons-and-two-new-temples.html LDS general conference opened Saturday morning with the announcement of two new temples and emotion-charged sermons from... Sat, 06 Apr 2013 14:20:00 MDT President Boyd K. Packer: 'These Things I Know' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626204/President-Boyd-K-Packer-These-Things-I-Know.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626204/President-Boyd-K-Packer-These-Things-I-Know.html Sat, 06 Apr 2013 10:45:00 MDT Andrew Bud Adams: The conference I remember best http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577480/Andrew-Bud-Adams-The-conference-I-remember-best.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577480/Andrew-Bud-Adams-The-conference-I-remember-best.html President Packer's talk about "The Power of the Priesthood" adds a sense of urgency and significance to ordinances performed... Fri, 05 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT Elder Echo Hawk reflects on law career http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575819/Elder-Echo-Hawk-reflects-on-law-career.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575819/Elder-Echo-Hawk-reflects-on-law-career.html Elder Larry Echo Hawk recently accepted the J. Reuben Clark Law Society's Distinguished Service Award. Nearly a year after... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MDT 'For All the Saints' shares lessons of faith and testimony for Latter-day Saints http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569298/For-All-the-Saints-shares-lessons-of-faith-and-testimony-for-Latter-day-Saints.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569298/For-All-the-Saints-shares-lessons-of-faith-and-testimony-for-Latter-day-Saints.html A powerful and inspiring new book shares stories of faith and testimony demonstrated in the lives of early Saints in New... Sat, 22 Dec 2012 05:00:00 MST Maritime LDS hymns offer hope for surviving life's storms http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568164/Maritime-LDS-hymns-offer-hope-for-surviving-lifes-storms.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568164/Maritime-LDS-hymns-offer-hope-for-surviving-lifes-storms.html A handful of LDS hymns contain oceanic imagery and symbolism that teach powerful lessons for finding refuge from life's... Thu, 06 Dec 2012 05:00:00 MST Mormon Media Observer: Revelation remains essential to Latter-day Saint faith http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564460/Revelation-remains-essential-to-Latter-day-Saint-faith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564460/Revelation-remains-essential-to-Latter-day-Saint-faith.html Watching how President Monson's announcement of lowered ages for missionary service has inspired me and reminded me that an... Mon, 15 Oct 2012 05:00:00 MDT LDS President Thomas S. Monson testifies 'the Lord is in our lives' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563958/LDS-President-Thomas-S-Monson-testifies-the-Lord-is-in-our-lives.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563958/LDS-President-Thomas-S-Monson-testifies-the-Lord-is-in-our-lives.html President Thomas S. Monson reminded LDS Church members that "the Lord is in our lives" during the Sunday morning session of... Sun, 07 Oct 2012 13:44:43 MDT New, remodeled LDS temples bring total to 139 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563396/New-remodeled-LDS-temples-bring-total-to-139.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563396/New-remodeled-LDS-temples-bring-total-to-139.html The past year has seen the LDS Church dedicate four new temples, rededicate another and break ground to launch the... Mon, 01 Oct 2012 05:00:00 MDT Today in the Bloggernacle: Blogging about the Brigham City Temple dedication and cultural celebration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563043/Blogging-about-the-Brigham-City-Temple-dedication-and-cultural-celebration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563043/Blogging-about-the-Brigham-City-Temple-dedication-and-cultural-celebration.html Miss the Brigham City Utah Temple dedication or cultural celebration? It is bloggers to the rescue with descriptions, photos,... Mon, 24 Sep 2012 05:00:00 MDT LDS Church dedicates Brigham City Utah Temple, 14th in Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765606396/LDS-Church-dedicates-Brigham-City-Utah-Temple-14th-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765606396/LDS-Church-dedicates-Brigham-City-Utah-Temple-14th-in-Utah.html President Boyd K. Packer dedicated the Brigham City Utah Temple Sunday. Sun, 23 Sep 2012 19:59:01 MDT Dick Harmon: Dick Harmon: New book uncovers BYU, Bronco Mendenhall secrets http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765601230/Dick-Harmon-New-book-uncovers-BYU-Bronco-Mendenhall-secrets.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765601230/Dick-Harmon-New-book-uncovers-BYU-Bronco-Mendenhall-secrets.html During BYU's win over Washington State on Thursday night, a guy named Dan Wilcox roamed the Cougar sidelines looking for... Sun, 02 Sep 2012 12:31:16 MDT Michelle King: Teach and reach, on 'Mormon Times TV' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561016/Teach-and-reach-on-Mormon-Times-TV.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561016/Teach-and-reach-on-Mormon-Times-TV.html On "Mormon Times TV" this Sunday (at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.), we'll find out how to teach and reach our youths. Plus a new... Wed, 22 Aug 2012 05:00:00 MDT Media tours begin in new Brigham City LDS temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865560656/Media-tours-begin-in-new-Brigham-City-LDS-temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865560656/Media-tours-begin-in-new-Brigham-City-LDS-temple.html A media tour for the Brigham City Temple was conducted Tuesday morning in anticipation of the beginning of the month-long... Tue, 14 Aug 2012 14:05:32 MDT Church members still cheering new stake in Guam http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557037/Church-members-still-cheering-new-stake-in-Guam.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557037/Church-members-still-cheering-new-stake-in-Guam.html The organization of a new LDS stake in Guam continues to generate joy in the hearts of those who served there, even a year... Thu, 07 Jun 2012 05:00:00 MDT Coming to know Christ, his prophets, his holy house http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865556970/Coming-to-know-Christ-his-prophets-his-holy-house.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865556970/Coming-to-know-Christ-his-prophets-his-holy-house.html The journey to know Jesus Christ personally, and to learn from his plan, his prophet on the earth and his holy temples were... Wed, 06 Jun 2012 05:00:00 MDT