Decription: If you need a burden lifted, I want you to imagine I am in a personal, private, closed-door chat with you. I want to help you if I can. With those words, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland invites every reader of his latest book to become a friend, to receive instruction and encouragement, counsel and comfort.
Elder Holland addresses these powerful messages to my friends who love the Lord, to my friends who want to change, to my friends who face opposition, and more. Each chapter begins with a beautifully designed quotation to help convey the message in an artistic way, making the book a lovely gift for friends to share. Throughout, Elder Hollands powerful witness of the Savior shines through, for, as he writes, I am grateful for the greatest friend any of us could ever have, in time or eternity, the Lord Jesus Christ.
About author: JEFFREY R. HOLLAND was called as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in June 1994. A native of St. George, Utah, he received bachelors and masters degrees from Brigham Young University and a masters degree and PhD in American Studies from Yale University. In 1974 he became dean of Religious Education at BYU and two years later was named Church Commissioner of Education. In 1980 he was appointed president of BYU, where he se