Boyd K. Packer Boyd K. Packer en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:24:06 MST Newspapers What's new: 'A Refuge from the Storm' by President Packer shares about the priesthood, family and church President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of LDS Church, explains different principles and... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:00:00 MST Messages for our times 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) 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' "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 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' 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 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 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 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" 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 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 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 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 “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 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 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 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 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' 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) Summaries of the talks given during the conference sessions will be posted to throughout the weekend. Sat, 05 Apr 2014 08:10:00 MDT Favorite son Boyd K. Packer honored during Brigham City seminary centennial 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 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) 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 "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' 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 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? 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 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 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' “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 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 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 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) 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 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' Sat, 06 Apr 2013 10:45:00 MDT Andrew Bud Adams: The conference I remember best 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 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 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 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 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' 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 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 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 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 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' 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 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 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