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  • "We need to boldly defend the Lord’s revealed doctrines describing marriage, families, the divine roles of men and women, and the importance of homes as sacred places—even when the world is shouting in our ears that these principles are outdated, limiting, or no longer relevant."

    —Bonnie L. Oscarson, "Defenders of the Family Proclamation"
    Topics: Family, Women

  • "Families are the Lord’s workshop on earth to help us learn and live the gospel. We come into our families with a sacred duty to help strengthen each other spiritually."

    —Cheryl A. Esplin, "Filling Our Homes with Light and Truth"
    Topics: Family

  • "Membership in the family of God is not contingent upon any kind of status—marital status, parental status, financial status, social status, or even the kind of status we post on social media."

    —Carole M. Stephens, "The Family Is of God"
    Topics: Family

  • "Strong eternal families and Spirit-filled homes do not just happen. They take great effort, they take time, and they take each member of the family doing his or her part. Every home is different, but every home where even one individual seeks for truth can make a difference."

    —Cheryl A. Esplin, "Filling Our Homes with Light and Truth"
    Topics: Family

  • "Everyone, no matter what their marital circumstance or number of children, can be defenders of the Lord’s plan described in the family proclamation. If it is the Lord’s plan, it should also be our plan!"

    —Bonnie L. Oscarson, "Defenders of the Family Proclamation"
    Topics: Family, Plan of Salvation

  • "In order for us and our families to withstand the pressures of the world, we must be filled with light and gospel truth."

    —Cheryl A. Esplin, "Filling Our Homes with Light and Truth"
    Topics: Family

  • "I would like to issue a challenge for all of us as women of the Church to be defenders of “The Family: A Proclamation to the World.”"

    —Bonnie L. Oscarson, "Defenders of the Family Proclamation"
    Topics: Women, Family

  • "The greatest blessings of general conference come to us after the conference is over. Remember the pattern recorded frequently in scripture: we gather to hear the words of the Lord, and we return to our homes to live them."

    —Robert D. Hales, "General Conference: Strengthening Faith and Testimony"
    Topics: General Conference

  • "There is again a living prophet on the earth speaking in the name of the Lord. And how we need such guidance! Our times are turbulent and difficult. We see wars internationally and distress domestically. Neighbors all around us face personal heartaches and family sorrows. Legions know fear and troubles of a hundred kinds."

    —Jeffrey R. Holland, "Prophets in the Land Again"
    Topics: Prophets

  • "I promise you in His name that if you pray with a sincere desire to hear your Heavenly Father’s voice in the messages of this conference, you will discover that He has spoken to you to help you, to strengthen you, and to lead you home into His presence."

    —Robert D. Hales, "General Conference: Strengthening Faith and Testimony"
    Topics: General Conference