BYU seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character. Students at BYU are taught the truths of the gospel of Jesus Christ, which gospel encourages the pursuit of all truth. President Gordon B. Hinckley said of BYU:
Here we are doing what is not done in any other major university of which I am aware. We are demonstrating that faith in the Almighty can accompany and enrich scholarship in the secular.
Denise Stephens, professor of astronomy, spoke at Tuesday’s devotional about how understanding stars can help us understand our place in the universe.
Steven Shumway, professor in the Technology and Engineering Studies program, spoke at Tuesday’s BYU Devotional about keeping our spiritual lifeblood flowing by ministering to others.
Michael Orme, BYU’s General Counsel, spoke at Tuesday’s Devotional about the mission of the university and the unique spiritual experiences students and employees can have at BYU.
As mortal beings, we have an imperfect knowledge, so we need to trust in God and expand our knowledge through personal revelation. How do we do that? Professor Magnusson outlined a few steps.
“As children of our Heavenly Father, we must make more effort than to simply ask Him,” said Barrett. “We must put forth effort and prepare before He can guide us.”
Sister Susan L. Gong and Elder Gerrit W. Gong spoke in Friday afternoon’s closing session of BYU’s Women’s Conference. They each discussed how participants in Women’s Conference can take what they learned during the conference to minister to those around them.
During Friday morning’s session of BYU Women’s Conference, Jennifer Brinkerhoff Platt spoke about following Christ’s example to love one another.
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