It’s starting! We’ll use this space to make observations and accept comments! The short notes below are to help you remember which addresses you might have particularly loved, with links taking you to the Church website content. Or click here to go to the Church website General Conference page..
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Saturday AM Session
Elder Jeffrey Holland: Voting with our feet – leading others to our Lord, Jesus.
Elder Terence M. Vinson: Fair Dinkum – giving our all to God.
Elder Stephen W. Owen: Starving with bellies full – learning to receive our own revelation.
Elder D. Todd Christofferson: Joy through overcoming with the Savior’s help
Sister Michelle Craig: Increasing our spiritual capacity to receive revelation.
Elder Dale G. Renlund: Throwing our idols into the falls – acting to embrace God’s ways.
President Dallin H. Oaks: Questions of eternity – trusting the Lord.
Saturday PM Session
Elder David A. Bednar: Hunting cheetahs – beware Satan’s predators.
Elder Ruben V. Alliaud: Being found: How I had been lost and was found.
President Russell M. Nelson: Witnessing: a privilege of all members.
Elder Quentin L. Cook: Realigning duties in ward leadership structures and strengthens responsibilities of bishoprics for youth (details relative to young women to be discussed later by President Bonnie Cordon).
Brother Mark L. Pace: Come Follow Me – a foundation for God’s people.
Elder L. Todd Budge: Sorrow and hard times – consistent and resilient joy in trusting God.
Elder Jorge M. Alvarado: Blessings sure as we endure the trial of our faith on the covenant path.
Elder Ronald A. Rasband: Promises – keeping our commitments to the Lord and others.
General Women’s Session
Sister Reyna I. Aburto: Mental illness – openness healing those on both sides of the veil
Sister Lisa Harkness: Honoring the name by which we are called.
President Bonnie H. Cordon: Embraced in the love of God – new Young Woman theme and flexibility in arranging young women classes (retirement of terms Beehive, MIA Maid, and Laurel).
President Henry B. Eyring: Christ’s call to women.
President Dallin H. Oaks: Keeping both great commandments in the face of sexual attraction.
President Russell M. Nelson: The priesthood with which women are endowed in the temple, announcement of 8 new temples.
Sunday AM Session
[The choir is glorious. They always are, but that rendition of “High on the Mountain Top” was thrilling.]
Elder Gerrit W. Gong: Answers that matter – the power of covenant belonging.
Sister Cristina B. Franco: Knowing God’s plan – the joy of sharing the gospel (Suzanne Maria’s story).
Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf: Hobbits – choosing grand adventure over simple comfort.
Elder Walter F. Gonzalez: Lord, make me clean – finding strength and comfort in this life.
Elder Gary E. Stevenson: Skunks and paint – teaching the rising generation, the hope of Israel.
President Russell M. Nelson: Strengthened by the Saints – meeting with Muslim leaders in New Zealand, Argentina individuals benefitting from wheelchairs, Mary’s letter. Saints living the two great commandments, lifting and blessing.
Sunday PM Session
President Henry B. Eyring: The Plan of Happiness Alma taught his wayward son.
Elder Hans T. Boom: Creating an environment of love rather than criticism.
President M. Russell Ballard: Embracing your family with love.
Elder Peter M. Johnson: Children of God – overcoming deception, distraction, and discouragement.
Elder Ulisses Soares: Taking up our cross in the service of God.
Elder Neil L. Anderson: Ye shall know them by their fruits.
President Russell M. Nelson: Concluding remarks. Let us become more holy and worthy to enter the temple. Certain questions for temple recommends have been edited for clarity. We encourage youth to obtain limited use recommends and participate in temple work.
General Conference in spring 2020 will be designated a bicentennial year, in honor of the 1820 vision of the 14-year-old Joseph Smith in Palmyra.