April 2015 General Women’s Session General Women’s Session Cheryl A. EsplinFilling Our Homes with Light and Truth Carole M. StephensThe Family Is of GodCarole M. Stephens uses the words of a Primary song to teach about the role of the family—our earthly family and our heavenly family—in God’s plan. Bonnie L. OscarsonDefenders of the Family ProclamationSister Bonnie L. Oscarson encourages Latter-day Saint women to defend marriage, the divine roles of parents, and the sanctity of the home. Henry B. EyringThe ComforterHenry B. Eyring describes how our baptismal covenant inspires us to extend the Savior’s compassion to those who are carrying life’s heavy burdens. Saturday Morning Session Saturday Morning Session Henry B. Eyring“Is Not This the Fast That I Have Chosen?”Henry B. Eyring teaches about the temporal and spiritual blessings of fasting and fast offerings. Boyd K. PackerThe Plan of HappinessBoyd K. Packer teaches about marriage, the power of procreation, repentance, and eternal families. Linda K. BurtonWe’ll Ascend TogetherSister Burton teaches that as men and women keep their covenants and strengthen each other, all can reach their full potential. Dallin H. OaksThe Parable of the SowerDallin H. Oaks discusses the parable of the sower and warns of attitudes that prevent the word of God from growing in our hearts and bearing fruit. L. Whitney ClaytonChoose to BelieveElder L. Whitney Clayton of the Seventy teaches that we follow spiritual light in our lives when we choose to believe in the Savior and His gospel. L. Tom PerryWhy Marriage and Family Matter—Everywhere in the WorldElder L. Tom Perry explains why marriage and family are still a universal ideal and why we must support efforts to strengthen them worldwide. Saturday Afternoon Session Saturday Afternoon Session Dieter F. UchtdorfThe Sustaining of Church OfficersDieter F. Uchtdorf presents names of General Authorities and general officers of the Church for a sustaining vote. Kevin R. JergensenChurch Auditing Department Report, 2014Church Auditing Department managing director Kevin R. Jergensen reads the auditing report for 2014. Brook P. HalesStatistical Report, 2014 David A. BednarTherefore They Hushed Their FearsDavid A. Bednar teaches how we can overcome mortal fears by having faith in Jesus Christ and building our lives on His foundation. D. Todd ChristoffersonWhy Marriage, Why FamilyElder Christofferson discusses the importance of marriage between a man and a woman and its place in God’s plan of happiness. Wilford W. AndersenThe Music of the GospelElder Wilford W. Andersen of the Seventy teaches how we can teach and enjoy the harmonious music of the gospel in our homes, with our children. Dale G. RenlundLatter-day Saints Keep on TryingElder Dale G. Renlund teaches that being a Saint means to keep trying and encourages us to do so while allowing others the same opportunity. Michael T. RingwoodTruly Good and without Guile Quentin L. CookThe Lord Is My LightQuentin L. Cook teaches that if we follow the Savior and live in unity, we will flourish despite the harsh realities surrounding us. General Priesthood Session General Priesthood Session M. Russell BallardThe Greatest Generation of Young AdultsElder M. Russell Ballard encourages returned missionaries and all young adults to live gospel standards of righteous discipleship. Ulisses SoaresYes, We Can and Will Win!Elder Ulisses Soares testifies that if we will stay true to our testimony of Jesus Christ and His gospel, we will win our battles against evil. Larry M. GibsonFatherhood—Our Eternal DestinyBrother Larry M. Gibson teaches men of the Church about the central importance of their role as fathers, both now and in eternity. Dieter F. UchtdorfOn Being GenuinePresident Uchtdorf teaches priesthood holders the importance of humble, genuine discipleship. Henry B. EyringPriesthood and Personal PrayerPresident Henry B. Eyring teaches priesthood holders that as they humbly pray and seek the Spirit, God will help them know what to say and do. Thomas S. MonsonThe Priesthood—a Sacred GiftThomas S. Monson teaches priesthood holders to appreciate the gift of the priesthood, to live worthy of using its power, and to follow the Savior. Sunday Morning Session Sunday Morning Session Thomas S. MonsonBlessings of the TempleThomas S. Monson teaches of the comfort, peace, and strength that can come to us as we attend the temple. Rosemary M. WixomReturning to FaithRosemary M. Wixom shares the story of a woman who returned from doubt to faith and of the family members and friends who lovingly supported her. José A. TeixeiraSeeking the LordElder José A. Teixeira of the Seventy teaches three habits that will help us learn about the Savior and experience joy, even in difficult times. Gérald CausséIs It Still Wonderful to You?Bishop Gérald Caussé invites us to always remember the wonders of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Brent H. NielsonWaiting for the ProdigalElder Brent H. Nielson shares a personal story about how to include, love, and wait for others who have lost their faith. Jeffrey R. HollandWhere Justice, Love, and Mercy MeetJeffrey R. Holland testifies of the Savior’s Atonement and explains its relationship to the Fall of Adam and Eve. Dieter F. UchtdorfThe Gift of Grace Sunday Afternoon Session Sunday Afternoon Session Robert D. HalesPreserving Agency, Protecting Religious FreedomElder Robert D. Hales explains why religious freedom is necessary for us to exercise agency and fulfill Heavenly Father’s plan. Kevin W. PearsonStay by the TreeElder Kevin W. Pearson explains how Lehi’s vision of the tree of life teaches us what we must do to endure to the end. Rafael E. PinoThe Eternal Perspective of the GospelUnderstanding the plan of salvation gives us an eternal perspective that helps us value the commandments, our covenants, and trials and tribulations. Neil L. AndersenThy Kingdom ComeElder Neil L. Andersen discusses the role Church members have to help build the kingdom of God and prepare for the Second Coming of the Lord. Jorge F. ZeballosIf You Will Be ResponsibleElder Jorge F. Zeballos shares four key principles to help us be responsible to our Father in Heaven and become like Him. Joseph W. SitatiBe Fruitful, Multiply, and Subdue the EarthElder Sitati teaches about our roles in the plan of salvation and how fulfilling those roles will help us become like God. Russell M. NelsonThe Sabbath Is a DelightRussell M. Nelson teaches how we can make the Sabbath a delight through strengthening family ties, doing family history work, and serving others.