Area Leader Message

Last year I attended a dinner gathering of stake and mission leaders. After a blessing was pronounced on the food and as we began to eat, we discovered that each individual had been given one chopstick as their only eating utensil.
My parents were the first members of the church in the small country town of Warrnambool, Australia. For many years church services were held in our family home.
During the month of December, Christians throughout the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
One of my favorite activities is watching my grandchildren play or playing with them. As I watched them play, it brought back some childhood memories of mine.
During my young mission to Japan, the only audio visual presentation we had was a slide show entitled, Man’s Search for Happiness, which had a soundtrack that was played on a tape recorder.
The most important blessings that God grants to His children are associated with the family and the priesthood.
The First law of heaven as we know it is obedience. Father Abraham, who was the very reason of the promised blessings and covenants we all enjoy, gained it through his implicit obedience.
I sustain the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles as prophets, seers and revelators. I bear witness that they are called of God.
One morning, I dropped off my son at Seminary and was driving home when smoke started to emanate from the hood of my car.
Asia Area Leader Message - We have recently received instruction from the prophet and apostles of God pertaining to how keeping the Sabbath Day holy both at church and in our homes will increase our faith in Heavenly Father and his Beloved Son, Jesus Christ.
Area Leader Message - “The future of your faith is not by chance, but by choice.” 1 With that as his principle theme, Elder Neil L. Andersen gave an inspiring sermon at the October 2015 General Conference on the importance of choosing faith.
It has been almost forty years since I attended my first meeting in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: a baptismal service in which a classmate of mine would be performing a baptism.