Area Presidency Messages

    The family unit is not only fundamental to society and the Church but also our hope for eternal life. Making our homes the ultimate setting for learning, living, and becoming.
    Elder Michael U. Teh reminds us of the importance of creating a strong foundation for our spiritual homes-our personal testimonies and conversion. A foundation built on our testimony of Jesus Christ and His atonement and having a current temple recommend that signifies to the Lord that we are trying our best to obey His commandments and keep our sacred covenants.
    Elder Evan A. Schmutz invites every member to give our all to establish The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Philippines with the help of the Area Plan.
    Elder Taniela B. Wakolo invites all of us to make, honor, and renew sacred covenants they will open the door to every spiritual blessing and privilege available to all of us.
    Elder Teh shares lessons learned during the different stages of his life.
    Elder Evan A. Schmutz reminds us of the blessings that come when we love others first.
    Elder Taniela B. Wakolo counsels that we can commit to making a fresh start, to follow God’s prophet and focus our lives on the Savior through home-centered and Church-supported gospel learning and living.
    Elder Michael Teh reminds us that the correct name comes a correct understanding of the reason for the season.
    Elder Evan A. Schmutz shares how the Holy Ghost can change our countenances, fill our bodies and our minds with light, and refine our attitude and appearance so that we can be seen by others as disciples of Christ.
    Elder Shayne M. Bowen of the Seventy reflects on the four years he and his, Sister Lynette, have lived and served in the Philippines.
    Elder Evan A. Schmutz shares how each of us must become the ministering brothers and ministering sisters that President Nelson has envisioned.
    Elder Allen D. Haynie of the Area Presidency talks about the significance of our agency, the freedom to choose, and how sin robs us of our freedom.