“April 2015 Conference Notebook,”
Ensign, September 2015, 8–9 April 2015 Conference Notebook
“What I the Lord have spoken, I have spoken; … whether by mine own voice or by the voice of my servants, it is the same” (
As you review the April 2015 general conference, you can use these pages (and Conference Notebooks in future issues) to help you study and apply the recent teachings of the living prophets and apostles and other Church leaders.
Each conference, prophets and apostles give inspired answers to questions Church members may have. Use your May 2015 issue or visit
conference.lds.org to find answers to these questions:
I believe in the Atonement of Jesus Christ, but how can I access its power in my life? See Dale G. Renlund,
“Latter-day Saints Keep on Trying,” 56.
How are missionary assignments made? What can I do to make the transition from missionary to returned missionary? How will I be blessed by attending seminary and institute? See M. Russell Ballard,
“The Greatest Generation of Young Adults,” 67.
How can I be a better father? See Larry M. Gibson,
“Fatherhood—Our Eternal Destiny,” 77.
What are the unique blessings of a mortal body and earth life? See Joseph W. Sitati,
“Be Fruitful, Multiply, and Subdue the Earth,” 126.
What catches our attention better than a great story? Following are four of many stories shared during conference:
Why doesn’t Sister Yazzie of the Chinle Arizona Stake know how many grandchildren she has? Sister Yellowhair shares the unexpected answer. —See Carole M. Stephens,
“The Family Is of God,” 11.
Drama and courage describe the story of Marie Madeline Cardon, a young woman who defended her Latter-day Saint faith in 1850 against a mob in the Alps of northern Italy. She stands as an example for us today. —See Bonnie L. Oscarson,
“Defenders of the Family Proclamation,” 14.
Read how fast offerings blessed the Turay family during the 1991 civil war in Sierra Leone. —See Henry B. Eyring,
“Is Not This the Fast That I Have Chosen?” 22.
This story of courage, hope, and following the light comes from recent news headlines, but its message has eternal application for us. —See L. Whitney Clayton,
“Choose to Believe,” 36.