In the News

After writing about JustServe as a Church News reporter, Mary Richards interviews those who connect with service opportunities the online platform.

From Church leaders to historians and from family members to topical experts, the Church News podcast covers a lot of ground in 129 episodes.

Former MTC choir director joins the podcast to speak about the power of music, the role of music in general conference and sacrament meetings, and the ability of music to testify of Jesus Christ.

Jill Adair shares the history of the pageant that draws more than 100,000 people each year to the Mesa temple grounds to celebrate the life and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.

The Church Historian’s Press recently published the 1883 journal Belle Harris kept while she was in prison and Church history specialist Ken Adkins shares about her story of faith.

Elder Kevin S. Hamilton, a General Authority Seventy and the executive director of the Church’s Family History Department, and FamilySearch CEO Steve Rockwood join the Church News podcast to discuss the events of RootsTech 2023.

Publisher Burke Olsen joined the Church News podcast to discuss the history of the Deseret News and how its early motto of “Truth and Liberty” have relevance today.

Morgan Jones Pearson shares what she has learned as a Deseret Book author, an interviewer and a podcast host from the testimonies of other Church members on the Church News podcast.

How did Cotopaxi gear founder Davis Smith receive his call to lead the Brazil Recife North Mission? He shares his story in this week’s episode of the Church News podcast.

President Bonnie H. Cordon, Sister Michelle D. Craig and Sister Rebecca L. Craven talk about implementing the new “For the Strength of Youth” guide.

At the end of a long career to acquire, manage and train others to collect Church history, Matt Heiss talks about the blessings of record keeping.

Presiding Bishop Gérald Caussé, Bishop W. Christopher Waddell and Bishop L. Todd Budge answer the question: “What does the Presiding Bishopric do?”

Gloria Irion, Laurie Marsh and Russell Nelson Jr. discuss the lessons learned as children from their father, President Russell M. Nelson.

Filipino social media influencers Megan Young and Mikael Daez share their impressions of the Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert — as well as celebrating Christmas every day of the year.

President Dallin H. Oaks, Sister Wendy Nelson, and others joined the Church News podcast in 2022

This episode of the Church News podcast recaps the important events of 2022 and how they affected Latter-day Saints and the world.

This episode of the Church News podcast features a professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University offering historical insights and biblical context on Bethlehem.

Sunday School General President Mark L. Pace and his counselors, Brother Milton Camargo and Brother Jan E. Newman, talk about how the scriptures point to a deeper understanding of Jesus Christ.

Elder W. Mark Bassett, a General Authority Seventy, and Aaron Hall of the Missionary Department join the Church News podcast to share behind-the-scenes details of the Light the World initiative.

In this episode of the Church News podcast, reporter Trent Toone talks about Church history, the Joseph Smith Papers project and his coverage of the fan-funded television series “The Chosen.”

Historians Jennifer Reeder, Lisa Olsen Tait and Cherry Bushman Silver talk about the life and influence of Eliza R. Snow and Emmeline B. Wells.

Army Lt. Col. Sonie Munson, media operations chief for U.S. Northern Command, and Andrea Wagenbach, who works for the U.S. Department of Defense, talk about their service on the Church’s Military Advisory Committee

Suzanne Bates gives insight to the 2022 American Family Survey, which finds that Americans are divided politically and losing confidence in marriage.

In this episode of the Church News podcast, President Ballard speaks about pioneers, leadership and testimony.

As Latter-day Saints study the Old Testament, Jewish Rabbi Meir Soloveichik shares insights into the Hebrew Bible, religious liberty and being light kindlers.

This episode of the Church News podcast features the Young Men leaders talking about the new guide, FSY conferences and the 2023 youth theme.

This episode of the Church News podcast highlights charity and healing after 14 Wyoming football players were dismissed from their university team five decades ago.

This episode includes a recap of messages from Church leaders during the October 2022 general conference.

In this episode of the Church News podcast, Church News chief copy editor David Schneider talks about how the gospel of Jesus Christ has helped him move forward despite complex life changes.

In this episode, Family Services Emergency Response program manager highlights five principles to support individuals during crisis.