Skip main navigation Skip main navigation Aintab to Aleppo, 1921
In 1921, as violence engulfed the collapsing Ottoman Empire, Moses Hindoian worked with Mission President Joseph W. Booth to lead saints from danger in Aintab, Turkey into Aleppo, Syria.
Nigerian Builds ‘LDS’ Congregation, Waits for Missionaries
After dreaming of the Salt Lake Temple, Anthony Obinna built a congregation years before missionaries came to Nigeria.
Samuel Boren: Pioneer of the Church in Argentina
Like most pioneers, Samuel Boren—baptized just outside Buenos Aires in 1936—sacrificed much when he traded his old life for a new one in the gospel.
Child's Vision Prepares her Family for the Gospel
"Suddenly the thought came to me that I must look at them that I might remember them in the future." - Marie Cardon Guild
Eight Liberian Missionaries Flee War-Torn Nation
When civil war erupted in Liberia in 1989, eight native missionaries found themselves in deadly circumstances.
First Convert Became Foundation of Church in Jamaica
Victor Nugent's family was baptized more than four years before the Church was organized in Jamaica and, through their faithfulness, became the backbone of the restored gospel in that country.
West African Pioneer Preached the Gospel Before Missionaries
Fourteen years before LDS missionaries arrived in West Africa, Joseph William Billy Johnson was converted to the Church after reading the Book of Mormon and other tracts. He spent the next fourteen years laying a solid foundation for the Church in Ghana.
Storm Threatened Members, Missionaries in Dominican Republic
Less than a year after the first LDS missionaries arrived in the Dominican Republic, the island suffered one of the worst natural disasters in its history.
Humble Convert Proved Boon to Church in Taiwan
Southern Far East missionary recalls a fruitful day of tracting that, in time, led to the publication of the Book of Mormon in Chinese.
Saints in Brazil Travel Twelve Days to Attend Temple
Thousands of miles from the nearest temple, members of the Church in Manaus, Brazil, embarked on a long journey over both land and sea in 1992 to receive ordinances there.
German Prisoner of War Finds Home in British Branch
When a German Latter-day Saint became a prisoner of war in England near the end of World War II, friendships blossomed between political enemies.
Saints in Togo See Daniel's Stone Rolling Through Own Land
'When I’ve been baptized, my first intention is to spread this gospel in Togo.'
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