- Throughout my life as I have heard the General Authorities speak and felt the power of their messages, I have gained a great reverence for the sacred role they perform in the Church.
He talks about his examples in his life, mainly his parents, who were serving a mission when this call came to him. He talks about him being a mission president and a great lesson that he learned with his missionaries in France.
- Uncompromising faith will always prevail in a doubting and cynical world.
Finally he notes that he will need the Lord's help so much in this new calling and that he will be looking for His guidance as he serves in this new role.
- When we are on the Lord’s errand, he will be with us, he will strengthen us, he will build our capacities.
It's so great to review the first conference talk given by our apostles and prophets. They are so humble, never thinking that such a great calling would or should be theirs. Elder Andersen is the perfect example of giving all you have to the Lord and let him mold you into what he needs you to become. That is the challenge of my life. How do I put all my trust in God and let Him have all the power? It is examples like Elder Anderson that show me what the Lord can do if I just trust Him.