Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
President Russell M. Nelson has been set apart as 17th president of LDS Church
  • Here's a quick look at the new LDS Church president and his counselors.
  • President Russell M. Nelson gave his first address to members as the 17th President of the Church on Tuesday.
Nelson family
Who is President Russell M. Nelson? A man of heart, compassion and faith
President Nelson's heart operation on an LDS Church leader is an example of immense self-discipline, world-class surgical skill, faith in God, native curiosity and creativity.
Intellectual Reserve, Inc.
President Nelson gives first address to members as President of the Church
As the 17th President of the Church, President Russell M. Nelson selects Elders Dallin H. Oaks and Henry B. Eyring as counselors.