Interview with Elder Paul V. Johnson

    Episode 46


    Paul V. Johnson grew up in a large family and learned how to work hard on a farm in northern Utah. His wife, Jill, grew up in a small southern Utah town. This episode of Conversations features an informal yet inspiring interview with the Johnsons, who tell how they met, the trials of a serious illness, and how Elder Johnson's interest in teaching led him into unexpected paths.

    Elder Johnson currently serves as the Commissioner of the Church Educational System. This interview is filled with excellent advice on gaining an education, raising families, facing trials, and more, all while helping us get better acquainted with this outstanding couple.

    Sister Johnson - Introduction and Growing Up

    Elder Johnson - The Importance of Education

    Elder Johnson - Career Development

    Elder Johnson - Courtship

    Elder Johnson - Characteristics of Sister Johnson

    Elder Johnson - Counsel to Young Families

    Elder Johnson - Hobbies

    Elder Johnson - The Call as a General Authority

    Elder Johnson - Influential People

    Elder Johnson - The Influence of General Conference

    Elder Johnson - The Church Educational System

    Elder Johnson - Submitting Ourselves to the Lord's Will

    Elder Johnson - Dealing with Afflictions

    Elder Johnson - Illness and Trials

    Sister Johnson - Testimony

    Elder Johnson - Testimony