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David A. Bednar
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"We are not and never need be alone.  We can press forward in our daily lives with heavenly help." #ldsconf #ElderBednar 

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“Faithful parents can invite the power of heaven to influence their children. Nevertheless, those children remain agents unto themselves, and the choice to repent or not ultimately is theirs.” — David A. Bednar
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"Pray and seek for strength to change our circumstances rather than praying for our circumstances to be changed." #ElderBednar http://bit.ly/1kqxRuZ
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“We should remember that saying ‘I love you’ is only a beginning. We need to say it, we need to mean it, and most importantly we need consistently to show it.”—Elder David A. Bednar

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“Your faith strengthens my faith. Your devotion makes me more devoted.” #ElderBednar #ldsconf http://bit.ly/1b6cvPr
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Join us as David A. Bednar speaks at general conference. #ldsconf
 
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The April 2014 general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be held April 5-6, 2014.

General conference is a semiannual worldwide gathering of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in which Church members and others meet in a series of two-hour sessions to receive inspiration and instruction from Church leaders.
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Even prophets in the scriptures struggled when their children made poor choices. See how they found helpful answers. http://bit.ly/PtAyCw

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Listen to #ElderBednar teach how we often receive answers to our prayers.
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David A. Bednar was ordained and set apart as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on October 7, 2004. Prior to his call to the Quorum of the Twelve, Elder Bednar served as an Area Seventy, Area Authority Seventy, regional representative, twice as a stake president, and as a bishop.

Elder Bednar was born on June 15, 1952, in Oakland, California. He served as a full-time missionary in Southern Germany and then attended Brigham Young University, where he received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree. He also received a doctoral degree in organizational behavior from Purdue University.

After completing his education, Elder Bednar was a professor of business management at Texas Tech University and at the University of Arkansas. He then served as the president of Brigham Young University–Idaho (formerly Ricks College) from 1997-2004.

Elder Bednar married Susan Kae Robinson in the Salt Lake Temple on March 20, 1975, and they are the parents of three sons.

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  • Brigham Young University
  • Purdue University
    Doctoral in Organizational Behavior
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