Conference Story Index


The following is a list of selected experiences from general conference addresses for use in personal study, family home evening, and other teaching. The number refers to the first page of the talk.

Speaker

Story

President Boyd K. Packer

(6) Harold B. Lee counsels a young soldier to seek a blessing from his father.

President Packer invites a young man’s father to ordain his son an elder.

Bishop Keith B. McMullin

(13) Woman forgives a concentration camp guard

Elder Wilford W. Andersen

(16) Daughter recalls the faith of her father, who died of cancer.

President Henry B. Eyring

(22) Woman is in misery because she wandered as a teenager.

The Eyrings’ young son gets lost, prays for help, and is found.

Elder L. Tom Perry

(29) Young L. Tom Perry is taught by his mother.

Elder D. Todd Christofferson

(32) William Tyndale is martyred for translating the Bible into English.

Elder Koichi Aoyagi

(36) Elder Aoyagi recounts his conversion and the help of a member when he had strayed from the Church.

Elder Bruce A. Carlson

(38) Two men on a fishing trip never learn their lesson and keep crashing a plane.

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

(44) Three divorced women tell of their former husbands’ struggles with pornography.

Elder Dallin H. Oaks

(47) A woman who receives a blessing declines another, saying it’s up to her now to exercise faith.

Girl in Texas, USA, is miraculously healed.

Elder Ronald A. Rasband

(51) President Eyring receives revelation on where missionaries should serve.

David L. Beck

(54) A young man takes the sacrament to a homebound man, who receives it with reverence.

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

(56) A professor uses marshmallows to test the patience of four-year-olds.

President Henry B. Eyring

(60) President Eyring visits a sick friend and gives him a blessing.

President Thomas S. Monson

(64) Student cheats on an exam by turning book pages with his feet, but his day of reckoning comes.

President Monson’s promise to a missionary is fulfilled.

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

(68) People add a sign, “You are my hands,” to a statue of Christ without hands.

Jewish legend tells of two brothers who secretly give a portion of their harvest to one another.

German Saints blessed by humanitarian service after World War II.

Elder Donald L. Hallstrom

(78) Young couple turns away from the Lord and the Church after their first child dies at birth.

Elder Hallstrom’s parents and grandparents remain faithful despite great trials.

Elder Quentin L. Cook

(83) Samoan stake president rescues his daughter and mother from a tsunami.

President Thomas S. Monson

(87) A family who loses a 15-year-old son finds comfort through faith in Jesus Christ.

Elder Robert D. Hales

(95) Elder Hales’s grandson interrupts his reading the newspaper to ask, “Are you in there?”

Elder Hales’s mother teaches the importance of family meals.

A mother enjoys helping her daughter with Personal Progress.

Elder Bradley D. Foster

(98) A young son tells his father that he knows what he knows because his mother told him.

Elder Gregory A. Schwitzer

(103) Elder Schwitzer, as a young physician, learns not to judge others by their appearance.

Elder Neil L. Andersen

(108) A father’s consistent teachings about Jesus Christ bring comfort to his children after his death.

Ann M. Dibb

(114) A young woman stands for her convictions when challenged by a high school teacher.

Mary N. Cook

(117) A young woman is blessed because she followed a prompting to read from Matthew 5.

Elaine S. Dalton

(120) Young Sister Dalton meets President David O. McKay, who introduces his wife as his “queen.”

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

(124) President Uchtdorf describes how he met and eventually won the love of Sister Uchtdorf.