Conference Story Index

    “Conference Story Index,” Ensign, May 2008, 126

    Conference Story Index

    The following is a list of selected experiences from general conference addresses for use in personal study, family home evening, and other teaching. Numbers refer to the first page of the talk.



    Doctrines or Principles

    Elder Ronald A. Rasband

    visits faithful members on Lake Titicaca, 11

    example, faith

    Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin

    as a seven-year-old, stands up for an older boy with disabilities, 17


    Elder William R. Walker

    photo of First Presidency hangs in grandparents’ home, 37


    Elder Quentin L. Cook

    great-grandfather helps rescue handcart companies, 47

    courage, devotion

    Thomas S. Monson’s Church leadership experience, 47

    Church service, ministering

    Bishop H. David Burton

    accounts of Church humanitarian aid, 51

    humanitarian aid, service

    Elder John M. Madsen

    12-year-old Gordon B. Hinckley attends first stake priesthood meeting, 55

    Joseph Smith, testimony

    President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

    airplane crashes into a mountain, 57

    obedience, repentance

    President Thomas S. Monson

    boy imitates Thomas S. Monson, 65


    stalwart missionary with cancer, 65

    example, faith

    President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

    Thomas S. Monson visits bedridden member in Germany, 68

    compassion, ministering

    conversion of Harriet Uchtdorf and family, 68


    Elder Sheldon F. Child

    young Sheldon F. Child pays tithing after selling calf, 79


    breadfruit falls from tree in front of family who paid tithing, 79

    faith, tithing

    West African mother’s testimony of tithing, 79


    President Thomas S. Monson

    pioneer ancestors’ hardships, 87

    dedication, faith

    Elder David A. Bednar

    mother and sick son pray that he will be healed, 94

    faith, prayer

    parents pray to embrace dying daughter, 94

    comfort, prayer

    Elder W. Craig Zwick

    young man asks if he must lower standards to keep friends, 97

    righteousness, standards

    Elder Robert R. Steuer

    testimony of boy in Recife, Brazil, 99

    agency, testimony

    Elder Lance B. Wickman

    wounded soldier in Vietnam begs to stay with his men, 103

    commitment, mortality

    Susan W. Tanner

    investigator receives testimony of Jesus Christ, 113

    missionary work, testimony

    youth live gospel standards amid peer pressure, 113

    integrity, obedience

    less-active woman is asked to teach Young Women, 113

    example, reactivation

    Elaine S. Dalton

    young man stands up for chastity, 116

    courage, testimony

    runs the Boston Marathon, 116


    Mary N. Cook

    young woman learns to be modest, 120

    example, standards

    two sisters smash a CD that did not have uplifting lyrics, 120


    young woman’s example helps her family return to Church activity, 120

    example, Sabbath