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BYU Devotional

Every Tuesday students, faculty, staff and the greater BYU community gather for a weekly Devotional or Forum address. Devotionals & Forums will be in the de Jong Concert Hall of the Harris Fine Arts Center.

Eric Gillett

Eric Gillett, chair of the BYU Department of Design, explained how basic principles of design combined with gospel thinking help solve some of life's "wicked" problems.

Erin Holmes

Erin Holmes, a professor in the BYU School of Family Life, offered reassurance at Tuesday's BYU Devotional, speaking about what individuals can do to wait faithfully upon the Lord during times of uncertainty.

Keith Vorkink

Keith Vorkink, a finance professor in the BYU Marriott School of Management, discussed the challenges of learning how to make correct judgments in the face of uncertainty at Tuesday's BYU Devotional.

Doris Kearns Goodwin, presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize–winning author, shared insight and stories about former U.S. Presidents and what we can learn from their examples at Tuesday's BYU Forum.

Elder Weatherford T. Clayton

Elder Weatherford T. Clayton, a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, expressed his sincere desire for students to build their foundation on Jesus Christ during Tuesday's devotional.

Dr. Clayborne Carson, a historian at Stanford University and expert on the life and writings of Martin Luther King, Jr., discussed how we can best answer the question King wrote in his final book. The question: Where do we go from here?

Cassy Budd

Cassy Budd, professor in the School of Accountancy, shared a few stories about her personal failures in order to help BYU students recognize the strength that comes from acknowledging their own personal weaknesses.

Elder Quentin L. Cook

Elder Quentin L. Cook, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke about the adversary's efforts to falsely interpret  the blessings of living according to God's plan.

Craig Manning

Craig Manning, BYU Athletics' Mental Strength Coach, spoke Tuesday about the psychological ability to think positively under extreme pressure or boredom and how it relates directly to the first principle of the gospel: faith.