Saturday, April 20, 2013

Feminist activism results in women praying in conference

Sister Jean A. Stevens became the first woman to pray during a General Conference during the Saturday Morning Session of the 183rd General Conference.Excerpts of Historic prayers in General Conference by Kurt Hanson, Daily Universe
Sister Jean A. Stevens and Sister Carol M. Stephens made history in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by offering prayers during the 183rd Annual General Conference.
When Sister Stevens gave the benediction on Saturday morning it was the first time a woman has prayed during a session of General Conference. 

Holland says openly doubting is OK, but lean toward faith

Excerpts of "Lord I Believe" by Jeffery R. Holland, April General Conference
Honestly acknowledge your questions and your concerns, but first and forever fan the flame of your faith, because all things are possible to them that believe.