I’ll say this straight off: For me, this was the most important General Conference I’ve ever seen. It’s not every 6 months that you go with a question and have nigh-on every talk touch on it in some way, and, like pieces of a puzzle, form a map to an answer.
I also think this conference is significant as a culmination of a certain urgency that I’ve been detecting in recent conferences. The question before us is “Who do we trust as our guides?”. This conference has laid out a guide to preparing for the trials to come, if we will accept it. Otherwise, we may let our insistence that the Lord do things our way lead us to follow another path, and lack the necessary preparation. Continue reading