April 2014 Saturday Morning Session Saturday Morning Session Thomas S. MonsonWelcome to ConferenceThomas S. Monson opens general conference and tells of his experiences at the dedication of the Gilbert Arizona Temple. Jeffrey R. HollandThe Cost—and Blessings—of DiscipleshipJeffrey R. Holland encourages us to live the gospel faithfully and courageously, even when it is difficult. Ronald A. RasbandThe Joyful Burden of DiscipleshipRonald A. Rasband teaches that we can receive joy by serving each other and bearing one other’s burdens as disciples of the Lord. Carlos H. AmadoChrist the RedeemerCarlos H. Amado testifies that all who have lived or will live on earth are blessed by the Atonement of Jesus Christ. Linda S. ReevesProtection from Pornography—a Christ-Focused HomeLinda S. Reeves warns families of the dangers of pornography and explains that the best filter is a strong testimony. Neil L. AndersenSpiritual WhirlwindsNeil L. Andersen encourages youth to trust in God during challenges and promises that they will receive the Lord’s protection and guidance. Henry B. EyringA Priceless Heritage of HopeHenry B. Eyring encourages us to leave an inheritance of hope for those who will follow our example. Saturday Afternoon Session Saturday Afternoon Session Dieter F. UchtdorfThe Sustaining of Church OfficersDieter F. Uchtdorf presents the names of General Authorities and general Church officers to the membership for a sustaining vote. Kevin R. JergensenChurch Auditing Department Report, 2013Church Auditing Department managing director Kevin R. Jergensen reads the auditing report for 2013. Brook P. HalesStatistical Report, 2013Secretary to the First Presidency Brook P. Hales reads the statistical report for 2013, including the total number of members. Russell M. NelsonLet Your Faith ShowRussell M. Nelson counsels us to increase our faith by living our religion. He encourages us not to hide our faith but to let it show. Richard G. Scott“I Have Given You an Example”Richard G. Scott explains how we can follow the Savior’s example and be a loving influence for good in the lives of others. Robert D. Hales“If Ye Love Me, Keep My Commandments”Robert D. Hales teaches of the blessings that come when we use our agency to obey God’s commandments, as the Savior Jesus Christ did. Claudio D. ZivicLet’s Not Take the Wrong WayClaudio D. Zivic counsels us to stay on the gospel path by keeping the commandments and to repent when we need to get back on the right path. W. Craig ZwickWhat Are You Thinking?W. Craig Zwick encourages empathy for others and teaches that we must strive to understand what others are thinking. Quentin L. CookRoots and BranchesQuentin L. Cook teaches the importance of hastening family history and temple work in our day, including through modern technology. Priesthood Session Priesthood Session Dallin H. OaksThe Keys and Authority of the PriesthoodDallin H. Oaks teaches how men and women, though they have different roles, serve and are blessed on the same terms through the priesthood. Donald L. HallstromWhat Manner of Men?Donald L. Hallstrom urges priesthood holders to be willing to change in order to become more like the Savior Jesus Christ. Randall L. RiddThe Choice GenerationRandall L. Ridd offers four principles to help young men educate their desires and use technology wisely. Dieter F. UchtdorfAre You Sleeping through the Restoration?Dieter F. Uchtdorf cautions that selfishness, addictions, and competing priorities can keep us from giving our best effort as disciples of Christ. Henry B. EyringThe Priesthood ManHenry B. Eyring teaches men how they can follow—and be—examples of selfless priesthood service. Thomas S. MonsonBe Strong and of a Good CourageThomas S. Monson counsels priesthood holders to have moral courage in these challenging times and to be willing to defend their beliefs. Sunday Morning Session Sunday Morning Session Dieter F. UchtdorfGrateful in Any CircumstancesDieter F. Uchtdorf teaches that we can choose to be grateful in any circumstances, including in the midst of tribulation. M. Russell BallardFollowing UpM. Russell Ballard encourages Latter-day Saints to be faithful missionaries and to follow up on their missionary efforts. Jean A. Stevens“Fear Not; I Am with Thee”Jean A. Stevens teaches how greater faith and trust in the Lord can help us find peace and overcome challenges. Gary E. StevensonYour Four MinutesGary E. Stevenson uses examples of Olympic athletes to illustrate how we should conduct our relatively short but all-important mortal lives. David A. BednarBear Up Their Burdens with EaseDavid A. Bednar teaches that our challenges help us learn to rely on the Savior’s Atonement. Thomas S. MonsonLove—the Essence of the GospelThomas S. Monson teaches how small acts of love, kindness, and forgiveness can make a big difference in others’ lives. Sunday Afternoon Session Sunday Afternoon Session Boyd K. PackerThe WitnessBoyd K. Packer testifies of God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost. William R. WalkerLive True to the FaithWilliam R. Walker encourages Latter-day Saints to live true to the faith, honoring the legacy of their faithful ancestors. L. Tom PerryObedience through Our FaithfulnessL. Tom Perry teaches that obedience is a choice to trust in God’s unlimited wisdom and power rather than our own limited knowledge and power. Lawrence E. CorbridgeThe Prophet Joseph SmithLawrence E. Corbridge testifies of the important doctrine restored by the Prophet Joseph Smith. Michael John U. TehWhere Your Treasure IsMichael John U. Teh teaches how we can make sure to put the things of God first in our lives rather than the things of this world. Marcos A. AidukaitisIf Ye Lack WisdomMarcos A. Aidukaitis gives guidance for recognizing truth—observing its fruits, experimenting on the word of God, and seeking personal revelation. D. Todd ChristoffersonThe Resurrection of Jesus ChristD. Todd Christofferson shares many of the scriptural witnesses of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ as well as his own testimony. Thomas S. MonsonUntil We Meet AgainThomas S. Monson expresses his hope that the spirit Latter-day Saints felt during general conference may abide with them. General Women’s Meeting General Women’s Meeting Rosemary M. WixomKeeping Covenants Protects Us, Prepares Us, and Empowers UsRosemary M. Wixom encourages girls and women of all ages to make and keep sacred covenants in order to return to Heavenly Father’s presence. Bonnie L. OscarsonSisterhood: Oh, How We Need Each OtherBonnie L. Oscarson teaches that we can learn from girls and women of all ages and that we must avoid judging each other. Linda K. BurtonWanted: Hands and Hearts to Hasten the WorkLinda K. Burton teaches that we can be devoted disciples of Jesus Christ by serving others and furthering the work of salvation. Henry B. EyringDaughters in the CovenantHenry B. Eyring encourages women to keep their covenants, including those made at baptism, as they progress along the path back to Heavenly Father.