October 2021 general conference Saturday Morning Session Saturday Morning Session Russell M. NelsonPure Truth, Pure Doctrine, and Pure RevelationPresident Nelson welcomes people to conference and invites them to listen for pure truth, the pure doctrine of Christ, and pure revelation. Jeffrey R. HollandThe Greatest PossessionElder Holland teaches us to love God and follow Him completely. Bonnie H. CordonCome unto Christ and Don’t Come AloneSister Cordon teaches that we are children of God and that our eternal purpose is to bring others to Christ. Ulisses SoaresThe Savior’s Abiding CompassionElder Soares teaches us that we should follow the Savior’s example of compassion for others by withholding judgment and having patience. D. Todd ChristoffersonThe Love of GodElder Christofferson teaches that the commandments represent God’s love for us and mark the path of healing, happiness, peace, and joy. Clark G. GilbertBecoming More in Christ: The Parable of the SlopeElder Gilbert teaches that regardless of our circumstances, the Lord can help us reach our ultimate potential. Patricio M. GiuffraA Faithful Search RewardedElder Giuffra invites us to enjoy the blessings that come from having faith in Jesus Christ. Dallin H. OaksThe Need for a ChurchPresident Oaks teaches the blessings of belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ. Saturday Afternoon Session Saturday Afternoon Session Henry B. EyringSustaining of General Authorities, Area Seventies, and General OfficersPresident Eyring presents the General Authorities, Area Seventies, and General Officers for a sustaining vote. David A. BednarWith the Power of God in Great GloryElder Bednar teaches that honoring our covenants helps us receive the power of godliness in our lives. Ciro SchmeilFaith to Act and BecomeElder Schmeil teaches that we can become better disciples of Jesus Christ as we ask, act, and study. Susan H. PorterGod’s Love: The Most Joyous to the SoulSister Porter teaches that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ have a pure love for each of us and that sharing Their love can bless us. Erich W. KopischkeAddressing Mental HealthElder Kopischke shares some observations about mental illness, based on some of the trials his own family has gone through. Ronald A. RasbandThe Things of My SoulElder Rasband shares seven “things of his soul”—precious principles that give purpose to his life as a disciple of Jesus Christ. Christoffel GoldenPreparing for the Second Coming of ChristElder Golden teaches that we are getting closer to the Second Coming, a mournful day for the wicked but a day of peace for the righteous. Moisés VillanuevaFavored of the Lord in All My DaysElder Villanueva uses the examples of the Savior, Nephi, and a young missionary to show how we can face adversity with joy and compassion. Gary E. StevensonSimply Beautiful—Beautifully SimpleElder Stevenson uses stories from four Latter-day Saints to illustrate ways we can fulfill our divinely appointed responsibilities. Saturday Evening Session Saturday Evening Session M. Russell Ballard“Lovest Thou Me More Than These?”President Ballard teaches us how we can show that we love the Savior above all worldly things by believing in Him, serving Him, and serving others. Sharon EubankI Pray He’ll Use UsSister Eubank reports on the Church’s recent humanitarian aid efforts. Brent H. NielsonIs There No Balm in Gilead?Elder Nielson teaches that the Savior has the power to heal our hearts and sustain us through our trials as well as heal our bodies. Arnulfo ValenzuelaDeepening Our Conversion to Jesus ChristElder Valenzuela teaches that we can deepen our conversion as we study the scriptures and learn more about Jesus Christ. Bradley R. WilcoxWorthiness Is Not FlawlessnessBrother Wilcox teaches that we do not need to be perfect to have the grace and atoning power of Jesus Christ in our lives. Alfred KyunguTo Be a Follower of ChristElder Kyungu teaches about four principles that can help us become better disciples of Jesus Christ. Marcus B. NashHold Up Your LightElder Nash teaches us to share the gospel in normal and natural ways so that we and those we share with can have joy and many other blessings. Henry B. EyringThe Faith to Ask and Then to ActPresident Eyring teaches that we can receive revelation as we exercise faith and are willing to act. Sunday Morning Session Sunday Morning Session Dieter F. UchtdorfDaily RestorationElder Uchtdorf teaches that we all drift spiritually at times but that we can get back on course by daily following the spiritual landmarks God has provided. Camille N. JohnsonInvite Christ to Author Your StorySister Johnson teaches us how we can let the Savior be the author and finisher of our personal narrative by having more faith and letting God prevail in our lives. Dale G. RenlundThe Peace of Christ Abolishes EnmityElder Renlund teaches that by putting the love of God and our discipleship of Jesus Christ first, we can overcome our differences and find peace. Vaiangina SikahemaA House of Sequential OrderElder Sikahema teaches the blessings that can come when we live the gospel and do things in proper order. Quentin L. CookPersonal Peace in Challenging TimesElder Cook shares five of Jesus Christ’s teachings that can help us lessen contention and find peace in today’s challenging times. Russell M. NelsonThe Temple and Your Spiritual FoundationPresident Nelson refers to work on the Salt Lake Temple foundation to teach how temple ordinances and covenants strengthen our spiritual foundation. Sunday Afternoon Session Sunday Afternoon Session Gerrit W. GongTrust AgainElder Gong teaches that trust is an act of faith and that as we trust in God and each other, we receive heaven’s blessings. L. Todd BudgeGiving Holiness to the LordBishop Budge reports on the Church’s recent humanitarian efforts and teaches that our sacrifices in these and other efforts are consecrated gifts to the Lord. Anthony D. PerkinsRemember Thy Suffering Saints, O Our GodElder Perkins shares four principles to help those who suffer find hope and joy in Jesus Christ. Michael A. DunnOne Percent BetterElder Dunn teaches that each effort to repent, no matter how small it may seem, can bring great blessings. Sean DouglasFacing Our Spiritual Hurricanes by Believing in ChristElder Douglas teaches that we face adversity best by having faith in Jesus Christ and keeping His commandments. Carlos G. Revillo Jr.Miracles of the Gospel of Jesus ChristElder Revillo teaches that obeying the principles and ordinances of the gospel blesses us and helps us become converted. Alvin F. Meredith IIILook down the RoadElder Meredith uses the story of Peter walking on water to teach that if we focus on Christ and beware of distractions, we can be rescued. Neil L. AndersenThe Name of the Church Is Not NegotiableElder Andersen teaches about the importance of using the revealed name of the Church. Russell M. NelsonMake Time for the LordPresident Nelson teaches about the importance of making time for the Lord each day and announces new temples.