To move upstream toward our eternal goal, we must constantly keep paddling. It helps if we are part of a team that is paddling together, like a rowing crew in action.
President Henry B. Eyring teaches us what we can do to live and worship on the Sabbath day to demonstrate gratitude and to strengthen ourselves and others for trials that lie ahead.
“In preparation for this event, we invite you to read from the Book of Mormon every day between now and June 3. Also in your personal prayers, ask the Lord to prepare your heart and mind to hear what He is eager to teach you.”
Just as repetition and consistent effort are required to gain physical or mental capacity, the same is true in spiritual matters. From a conference talk given by Elder Quentin L. Cook.
Youth share their testimonies of the Restoration and how it has impacted their lives. Based on a talk given by Elder Craig C. Christensen in October 2016.
Youth share their testimonies of the Restoration and how it has impacted their lives. Based on “A Choice Seer Will I Raise Up” given by Elder Craig C. Christensen in October 2016.
As we put God as a priority and seek Him through sincere prayer, we can find peace in our busy lives.
In the end, each one of us must respond to the Savior’s question: “Will ye also go away?”
Heavenly Father is pleased with us when we seek to discover truths. He loves to teach us line upon line, precept on precept. As we strive to learn and rely on Him, He will bless us to see things as they really are.
What we call “member missionary work” is not a program but an attitude of love and outreach to help those around us.
If you will really try and will not rationalize or rebel—repenting often and pleading for grace—you positively are going to be “good enough.”
As we ponder the life of Jesus Christ, we will come to know that His sacrifice for us is deeply personal and truly wonderful. BYU’s Vocal Point sings “I Stand All Amazed” in tribute to the mission of the Savior.
If we will open our hearts to the possibility of providing compassionate service to others, the Lord will bless us to recognize and respond to the opportunities we’re given daily to become modern-day good Samaritans.
A woman shares how her self-reliance group helped her find purpose and faith during a job search and career transition.
God expects us to be self-reliant and give our all. In turn, He will help us in times of need with what we need.
Elder Dale G. Renlund tells a childhood story of lighting a firecracker in the chapel right before church began. He relates his story to the joy of repentance.
Marie defended the truth and so can you!
Elder Neil L. Andersen describes how all of God's children are pieces of a large puzzle in preparation for the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.
Hyrum shares his favorite story from the Book or Mormon.
Join the worldwide movement to strive for the best by developing your talents, loving others, seeking education, and serving the Lord.
A music video for youth about the meaning and importance of family.
What does it mean to “always remember Him?”
Sharing what matters most is not unusual at all—what good things will you share?
Youth and young adults testify of the importance of recognizing who you are as a child of God and the blessings promised in order to overcome the challenges of life.
Priesthood authority and keys start the engine, open the gates of heaven, facilitate heavenly power, and pave the covenant pathway back to our Heavenly Father.
Who are your mentors? What kind of impact have they had on your life?
There are a lot of distractions out there. When you drive, just drive.
A young deacon learns firsthand about the importance of fast offerings when his family is faced with a difficult situation.
What does it really mean to be “in the service of your fellow beings”? These young men know!
Two brothers try to climb a cliff without any safety ropes or harnesses.
We all have questions. Prepare to receive answers to yours at General Conference.
The funny thing about purpose is that you never know when you're going to find yours.
A reckless biker finds himself in a battle against time and the elements when he enters a situation he can’t get out of. He discovers his only option is to choose the light.
We are blessed to learn from the final testimonies of those latter-day prophets and apostles who have passed away.
Every Sunday night, teens flock to a senior center to sing hymns for the elderly. And they’ve been doing it for the past 17 year.
In matters both temporal and spiritual, the opportunity to assume personal responsibility is a God-given gift without which we cannot realize or full potential.
A young woman from the Philippines shares her faith and hope in knowing that by setting a good example, those around her can return to following the Savior.
Just as an athlete prepares daily for game day; when we work on our spirituality daily and give our all to the Lord, we strengthen our testimonies of Him and of the gospel.
If we come unto Him, everything that was broken gets fixed. That’s the great promise of the gospel.
Have you ever felt like you put yourself in a corner that you can’t get out of?
Elder Russell M. Nelson has said that “Faith in God engenders a love for the Sabbath. Faith in the Sabbath engenders a love for God."
As we navigate the whitewater rapids of life, stay in the boat and hold on!
When one woman helped a young refugee from the Ivory Coast, her service created a friendship that blessed them both.
When Latter-Day Saints were forced to flee from Missouri, USA, in 1839, the citizens of Quincy, Illinois, offered refuge, as reflected in the writings and experiences of Elizabeth Haven Barlow.
Heavenly Father is constantly showering you with blessings. Will you receive them?
What would life be like without a Savior? There would be no joy, no forgiveness, no hope for the future.
We are all invited to be witnesses of the Lord Jesus Christ.
We live in a world full of conflict. Like a battleship, we will sink without a sense of direction. Jesus Christ provides that direction, and living His teachings will steer us safely home.
Check out this simple and straightforward breakdown of how you can deal with pornography.
The choices we make in this life greatly affect our eternal life. Are your decisions planted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ?
Youth say: “Happy 100th, FHE! Thanks for blessing our lives!”
Have you ever wondered, “What is the point? Will my friend ever be interested?” See what one young man learned in this lighthearted video!
Check out this music video. It’s a celebration of life!
This life is the time to better ourselves, lift others, and fulfill our personal missions.
With God’s help, we can make it through any storm or any trial.
A group of men serve a woman in their ward every day for seven years.
Elder and Sister Bednar answer questions from youth from all over the world.
What keeps you from living up to your eternal potential?
A young husband can only make it home after his load grows heavier. So it is with each of us on our spiritual journeys.
Each of us is a child of God and has incredible worth. It’s important to be kind to others, and to always remember that Jesus Christ loves them and you.
How much service can you do in three days?
How much service can you do in three days?
A group of youth discover the importance of listening to the right voices when charting their course.
Christ changed everything when He rose from the dead. He lives. He is here.
After years of struggling with pornography, Elizabeth finally found the peace and healing she had been longing for.
A group of young men use technology to uplift and sustain one another.
With lots of prayers and lots of practice, a 14-year-old ward pianist develops his talent to uplift others.
Youth consider what they will do to add stamps to their “spiritual passports” and bless the lives of others.
You never know the impact that one kind deed can have on a broken heart.
See how seminary has helped Daniel #Elevate his learning and his life.
There’s no better time than now to Embark in the Service of God.
Discover, embrace, and share the gift.
These young men were surprised by what just seven days of service could do.
Social media gives us a way to share simple messages of goodness and truth.
Attend, Study, Learn, Live.
If you could share one story about your grandma, what would it be?
Family history, temple, and missionary work aren’t so different after all.
Prophets and apostles are inspired to deliver messages especially meant for you.
With the help of a friend, a young woman in a difficult situation finds hope in the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Elder Holland teaches about why the sacrament is a sacred and repeated ordinance.
Elder Dallin H. Oaks teaches that modern Church members are pioneers too.
As you educate your desires, making decisions about technology becomes easy.
Technology allows Church members to share the gospel in creative ways. President Uchtdorf urges youth to use these resources to bring others to Christ.
Even amid the trials of being a young member in Cyprus, Despoina dares to stand alone.
Think about the women in your life and share why you are grateful for them.
Jesus Christ did what no one else ever has and many things are made possible because of Him.
There is something powerful in searching out someone who needs temple ordinances, learning who they are, and then being part of their receiving these sacred ordinances.
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf counsels us that when it comes to hating, gossiping, ignoring, ridiculing, holding grudges, or wanting to cause harm—stop it!
Even if you think your family history is all done, this music video shows that there are always more cousins to find.
No matter what we are struggling with, there is always hope if we come unto Christ.
Youth from around the world share what this year’s theme means to them and what they are doing to “Come unto Christ.”
John’s life may have been very different had he not had the courage to leave a party one evening in Japan.
Jesus Christ showed the characteristics we all should strive for.
Just like rock climbing alone can be dangerous, living your life without the help of the Savior can have disastrous consequences.
We can make a big difference with a simple smile, a small act of service, or simply by taking an active interest in a friend’s life and hobbies.
The best way to find truth is to go to the origin, our Heavenly Father, and ask for inspiration through prayer.
You can be a successful member missionary simply by inviting others to join in things you’re already doing.
Personal worthiness is an essential part of your preparation to serve a mission because you will need the Holy Ghost, and you cannot have the Holy Ghost unless you are clean.
Youth in Kansas City, Missouri, found more joy in temple work after they started doing work for their own ancestors.
A young woman reflects on the blessings of walking the covenant path as she makes her journey to the temple.
This Easter, remember the sacred name, life, and sacrifice of our Savior, Jesus Christ.
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland testifies of the Savior's divine mission and teaches that “one of the great consolations of this Easter season is that because Jesus walked such a long, lonely path utterly alone, we do not have to do so.”
Kuha'o, a blind 15-year-old piano prodigy, freely shares his God given musical gift to bless the lives of everyone who listens.
Youth in Manaus, Brazil, share their excitement and testimonies as they celebrate the dedication of a new temple in their area.
Learn how the new way of teaching youth in the Church is all about you.
Great blessings are in store for young people who make time to search for their own family names and prepare them for temple ordinances.
President Thomas S. Monson teaches how seminary can help build and strengthen your testimony.
Just as a garbage dump can be turned into a beautiful park, a life of sin can be cleansed and changed through the Atonement of Jesus Christ.
Just as athletes must stay within lines in order to compete in sports, those who are called to labor in the Lord's work must stay within the lines of worthiness. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland charges young men to be active and worthy to serve as missionaries.
After a trial of her faith, a young woman receives a witness that Heavenly Father truly does answer prayers.
The testimony of a young woman is strengthened as she recognizes the Lord’s hand in providing for her family.
President Boyd K. Packer shares an experience in which he was protected during World War II by listening to a prompting from the Spirit and promises youth that they will be protected if they “heed the promptings that come from the Holy Ghost.”
President Thomas S. Monson shares an experience he had in the Navy in which he had to stand alone and reminds us that “we are never alone when we stand with our Father in Heaven.”
Elder Dallin H. Oaks shares the story of David and Bathsheba to explain the importance of avoiding the trap of pornography.
“When you make a goal in Duty to God, you’re making a commitment to your Heavenly Father that you’re going to do something. It’s your duty to Him” (Marcus V., 17, Washington).
The purpose of the Young Women organization is to help each young woman be worthy to make and keep sacred covenants and receive the ordinances of the temple.
Rather than focus on her medical condition, Brittany has found comfort in serving others and trusting in the Lord.
At 18, Sid Going was a shoo-in for New Zealand’s national rugby team, but he chose to serve a mission first.
As a young woman, you were born to be a queen.
The 2012 Mutual theme song.
A young girl with true Christmas spirit quietly teaches her preoccupied family the true meaning of Christmas.
Share in the experience of three Latter-day Saint youth whose hopes are being realized with the dedication of El Salvador’s first temple.
Out of love, a 13-year-old boy in Arizona pushed himself to the limit so that his friend, who has cerebral palsy, could participate with him in a triathlon.
President Monson and President Erying have encouraged youth to read the Book of Mormon. Youth from Eastern Europe share what they have learned from reading the Book of Mormon and writing down their impressions.
Meet Brandon Jackson, who shared his time and love with orphans in Honduras and discovered what one teenage boy can do for others.
What is a true friend? Two young women in Ukraine understand that it has everything to do with lifting others up to a higher standard.
When a young woman’s purse is left behind after a dance, adult leaders search through it to find the owner’s identity, which is revealed to them in an unexpected way.
Elder David A. Bednar warns of the harmful effects digital technologies can have on our souls and invites us to ask ourselves two questions to see if we are using these technologies properly.
When a little-league football player is struck by lightning, his 18-year-old assistant coach must be prepared to use his newly conferred Melchizedek Priesthood authority to call upon the healing powers of heaven.
A young boy’s encounter with a scorpion in the Arabian desert can teach us a lot about what we must do to avoid and overcome the venomous sting of sin.
What started as a Personal Progress experience has led Sadie Taylor to some great musical experiences.
It’s better to be honest than to get a good score on a test.
Marissa, a young woman from Hawaii, loves music for many reasons—most of all because it has led her closer to Heavenly Father.
Staying in bounds—on the ski slopes and in life—leads to joy and safety.
Six young people of various faiths speak candidly about why they have chosen to be sexually pure.
When the Laie Hawaii Temple reopened after two years of renovations, youth from several islands gathered to celebrate and show their gratitude.
Latter-day Saint teens are counseled to stay sexually pure, but what exactly are the limits? Using teachings of modern prophets, this presentation shows why that’s the wrong question to ask, as well as how we can find happiness and peace through staying chaste.
Have you ever noticed how hard it is to find a modest prom dress? One young woman in Arizona came up with a solution for her community.
While flying in a historic airplane, youth learn about the dangers of pushing the envelope.
A young man in Honduras was drifting toward a life of apathy, selfishness, and trouble until a friend showed him he was born for so much more.
A deacons quorum president explains how he fulfills his duty to God by serving a member of his quorum.
It’s Friday night—the big rivalry game between two Arizona high school football teams. The quarterbacks are opponents tonight, and tomorrow one of them will baptize the other into the Church of Jesus Christ.
Young women share their belief in Christ, their feelings about the temple, and their courage to change the world. Then, President Thomas S. Monson shares a message of love and confidence.
Youth in the Gila Valley, Arizona, perform in a cultural celebration to express their joy and their faith at the dedication of a new temple for their area.
By working on their Personal Progress, two young women from Ukraine saw their families’ lives change in ways they had not thought possible.
A World War II fighter pilot teaches youth some essential truths to fly by—and to live by.
Faced with great pain and loss, a teen and his friends in Canada turn to God to find answers to their souls’ deepest questions. For more on this story, see “He Wanted to Be a Missionary.”
One boy’s crusade to encourage clean language has far-reaching effects.
When Junior, a young man in a small Florida branch, decided he didn’t want to be alone in his belief in Christ, he invited a friend. One friend joined, then another, and another….
President Thomas S. Monson speaks to young people about missionary service—a duty for young men and a rewarding option for young women.
His basketball dreams almost didn’t come true, but then Tyler Haws learned where hard work and dedication can lead.
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf retells the story of the ugly duckling and urges us to reflect on who we really are—sons and daughters of a glorious Heavenly Father. Read the entire address titled “The Reflection in the Water.”
The Mormonad “Wish You Were Here” from the New Era, a magazine for Mormon teens.
Elaine S. Dalton of the Young Women general presidency urges young people to develop the strength that comes from living a virtuous life. Read the entire address in the November 2008 Ensign article “A Return to Virtue.”
Brother David L. Beck highlights the blessings that come when each young man learns and does his duty. Read the entire address, “The Magnificent Aaronic Priesthood.”
A young man from California decided between surfing and seminary—and never looked back.
A young man in Nevada applied the counsel given by Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and changed his relationship with his father forever. Read Elder Ballard’s address in the November 2009 Ensign article “Fathers and Sons: A Remarkable Relationship.”
Young women in Alberta, Canada, talk about why their mothers are such good examples for them. And Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles teaches about the blessings and importance of the special relationship between mothers and daughters. Read his entire address in the May 2010 Liahona article “Mothers and Daughters.”
On Christmas morning, amid presents and torn wrappings, a young man gets a reminder of the greatest gift of all.
Follow Luke and Sam over several years as they struggle to understand and connect with each other.
Experience what it feels like for a young woman to know her true significance.
A group of young women showed their love by doing for their friend what she could not do for herself.
A group of high school cheerleaders learns that reaching out to a girl with a disability makes their own lives better.
Through song, dance, and testimony, youth from several countries share their feelings about the dedication of the new temple in Kyiv, Ukraine.