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Neal A. Maxwell

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  • “Free to Choose” March 16, 2004
  • Sharing Insights from My Life January 12, 1999
  • The Pathway of Discipleship January 04, 1998
  • “Brim with Joy” January 23, 1996
  • “Called to Serve” March 27, 1994
  • Out of the Best Faculty August 26, 1993
  • Wisdom and Order August 25, 1993
  • Provo 1993 Freedom Festival Fireside July 04, 1993
  • The Inexhaustible Gospel August 18, 1992
  • “In Him All Things Hold Together” March 31, 1991
  • The Children of Christ February 04, 1990
  • “A Wonderful Flood of Light” March 26, 1989
  • “Meek and Lowly” October 21, 1986
  • Great Answers to the Great Question October 11, 1986
  • Joseph Smith: “A Choice Seer” March 30, 1986
  • If Thou Endure Well December 04, 1984
  • Try the Virtue of the Word of God February 18, 1983
  • Meekly Drenched in Destiny September 05, 1982
  • Grounded, Rooted, Established, and Settled (Ephesians 3:17, 1 Peter 5:10) September 15, 1981
  • True Believers in Christ October 07, 1980
  • In This Time of Complexity and Challenge April 21, 1980
  • Patience November 27, 1979
  • Meeting the Challenges of Today October 10, 1978
  • All Hell Is Moved November 08, 1977
  • Insights from My Life October 26, 1976
  • Taking up the Cross January 04, 1976
  • But for a Small Moment September 01, 1974
  • Family Perspectives January 15, 1974
  • Mormon Milieu October 23, 1971
  • Spiritual Ecology February 23, 1970
  • Elder Neal A. Maxwell has served as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles since 1981. Before that he was a President of the First Quorum of the Seventy (1976–1981) and an Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve (1974–1976).

    Elder Maxwell received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science from the University of Utah. Not long afterward he served as a legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Wallace F. Bennett (Utah). In the years following, Elder Maxwell held a variety of adminis­trative and teaching positions at the University of Utah and was its executive vice president when appointed com­missioner of the Church Educational System in 1970.

    He has served on the boards of direc­tors of several business firms, including Questar Corporation and Deseret News Publishing Company. Elder Maxwell has been active in public service and has served as chairman of the Utah Constitutional Revision Commission.

    The author of many articles on politics and government for national, professional, and local publications, one of his most recent of 28 books received a literary prize for LDS literature. Elder Maxwell has been awarded honorary doctoral degrees from the University of Utah, Westminster College, Utah State University, and Ricks College, as well as from BYU.

    Elder Maxwell is married to the for­mer Colleen Hinckley. They are the par­ents of four children and have 24 grand­children.

    Elder Neal A. Maxwell has served as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles since 1981. Before that he was a President of the First Quorum of the Seventy (1976–1981) and an Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve (1974–1976).

    Elder Maxwell received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science from the University of Utah. Not long afterward he served as a legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Wallace F. Bennett (Utah). In the years following, Elder Maxwell held a variety of adminis­trative and teaching positions at the University of Utah and was its executive vice president when appointed com­missioner of the Church Educational System in 1970.

    He has served on the boards of direc­tors of several business firms, including Questar Corporation and Deseret News Publishing Company. Elder Maxwell has been active in public service and has served as chairman of the Utah Constitutional Revision Commission.

    The author of many articles on politics and government for national, professional, and local publications, one of his most recent of 28 books received a literary prize for LDS literature. Elder Maxwell has been awarded honorary doctoral degrees from the University of Utah, Westminster College, Utah State University, and Ricks College, as well as from BYU.

    Elder Maxwell is married to the for­mer Colleen Hinckley. They are the par­ents of four children and have 24 grand­children.

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