Conference Story Index
November 2008

“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