Highlights from the 189th Semiannual General Conference
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Highlights from the 189th Semiannual General Conference

Church leaders who spoke during general conference extended over and over the invitation to become—to become happier, to become holier, to become more like the Savior, and to help others do the same.

What’s more, they made that change seem within reach for each of us.

“The Lord wants all His children to partake of the eternal blessings available in His temple,” President Russell M. Nelson taught. “… Individual worthiness to enter the Lord’s house requires much individual spiritual preparation. But with the Lord’s help, nothing is impossible.”

Finding Happiness and Holiness

President Nelson invited each of us to qualify for the blessings of the temple (see page 120).

President Henry B. Eyring explained the connection between increasing holiness and increasing happiness (see page 100).

Elder D. Todd Christofferson taught us how to find “the joy of the saints” (see page 15).

An Invitation to Love and Share

President Nelson taught the importance of loving our neighbor and detailed the far-reaching humanitarian work of the Church (see page 96).

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf explained the power of inviting others to “come and see” (see page 86).

Sister Cristina B. Franco described the joy of sharing the gospel (see page 83).

Strengthening Youth

The prophet introduced changes to the youth organizations that will encourage youth in quorum and class presidencies to rise up and lead (see page 38).

Elder Quentin L. Cook presented how Aaronic Priesthood leadership will function (see page 40).

Sister Bonnie H. Cordon shared changes to the Young Women organization (see page 67).

Building Temples; Building Us

President Nelson announced eight new temples during the women’s session (see page 76).

On Sunday afternoon, he taught about qualifying to enter the temple and introduced revised temple recommend questions (see page 120).