Conference Story Index

    “Conference Story Index,” Ensign, Nov. 2008, 124

    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 L. Tom Perry

    Elder and Sister Perry visit Walden Pond, 7


    Silvia H. Allred

    Conversion of Sister Allred’s family, 10

    missionary work

    Elder Neil L. Andersen

    Missionary realizes God loves him, 13

    love, faith

    Man whose daughter died in an accident chooses to have faith, 13


    Hadley Peay tells boy with disabilities about her deafness, 13

    testimony, trials

    Elder Marcos A. Aidukaitis

    Conversion of Elder Aidukaitis’s father, 15

    missionary work

    President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

    President Uchtdorf’s mother prays to find her children, 21

    faith, hope

    Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin

    Young Joseph B. Wirthlin listens to his mother’s counsel after he lost a football game, 26

    optimism, trials

    Wirthlin family finds humor in embarrassing dating situation, 26


    Parents receive blessings from raising a son with autism, 26

    joy, trials

    Daughter with persistent health problems puts her trust in God, 26


    Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

    Boy is rescued by his father after crossing a flooded river, 29

    ministering angels

    Elder D. Todd Christofferson

    Young single adults in eastern Europe attend conference, 37


    Home teacher gives a table to an immigrant family, 37


    Elder David A. Bednar

    Sister Bednar offers prayer of thanks during time of tragedy, 41


    Elder Jay E. Jensen

    Young man saves a child in the Grand Canyon, 47

    love, service

    President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

    Men “lift where they stand” to move a grand piano, 53


    Stonecutter John Rowe Moyle walks six hours to work on the Salt Lake Temple, 53

    persistence, service

    President Thomas S. Monson

    Young men visit grave of Martin Harris, 60

    priesthood, teaching

    Missionary couple serves five years in Poland, 60


    Theron Borup prays for help after his plane is shot down in World War II, 60

    prayer, priesthood

    Bishop Keith B. McMullin

    Chinese official visiting Salt Lake City fasts and donates to the Church welfare program, 75

    fasting, welfare

    Priesthood blessing given to seriously injured girl, 75

    healing, priesthood

    President Thomas S. Monson

    War prisoner Jay Hess sends brief message to his family, 84

    family, priorities

    Borghild Dahl is grateful before and after sight was restored, 84

    gratitude, optimism

    Elder Quentin L. Cook

    Helen Mar Whitney’s and Bathsheba Smith’s pioneer experiences, 102

    faith, optimism

    Ellen Yates grieves with mother of young man involved in car accident that killed Sister Yates’s husband, 102

    Atonement, forgiveness

    Silvia H. Allred

    Members in Central America make financial sacrifices and travel five days to attend the temple, 112