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Speeches by Topic | Church Organization
I believe something powerful happens anytime we gather as God’s covenant people anywhere in the world, no matter how many people the gathering may include. That power can be difficult to describe, but perhaps these words of the Savior explain it best: “Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them”.
There is much work a quorum must do as a quorum and much a Relief Society is to do as a circle of sisters, and there is much that is to be coordinated between them.
I...have chosen to see the hand of the Lord not only in our history but also in the discovery of new understandings of His handiwork in the Restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ in these latter days.
Out of Obscurity: The Emergence of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in “That Vast Empire of Russia”
In June of 1843 the Prophet Joseph Smith announced the appointment of apostle Orson Hyde and George J. Adams to serve as missionaries in “that vast empire” of Russia, with which, he continued, are connected “some of the most important things concerning the advancement and building up of the kingdom of God in the last days, which cannot be explained at this time” (HC 6:41). Although months of preparation followed this…
I appreciate the opportunity to share some ideas with you and would like to invite you to explore with me some ways of applying gospel truth. I prefer to define this process as exploring avenues of application rather than as a mere erudite academic inquiry. The kingdom of God is not a spectator sport. It is an action process requiring learning, commitment, and a special kind of understanding in order…
The scriptures teach that prophets and apostles, called by God, are the foundation of the Church, with Christ as the chief cornerstone.
N. Eldon Tanner explains the organization and administration of the restored Church and how departments work in tandem to accomplish the Lord's work.
Following the death of President Harold B. Lee, Elder McConkie shares some information and insight regarding the process of succession in Church leadership.
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Jesus Christ called apostles and gave them special authority. That calling, its priesthood authority, and its spiritual mission have all been restored.
Some aspects of church organization change as needed, and others are eternal. All, however, are based on the revelation of truth from God to man.