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in Every Land

Unto the Least of These

Olivas Aoy's School

Olives Aoy’s Christlike service for the underprivileged children of El Paso exemplifies the Lord’s admonition to Latter-day Saints, that they “should be anxiously engaged in a good cause, and do many things of their own free will, and bring to pass much righteousness.”

of Conviction

A Love for Words

The Legacy of Mabel Jones Gabbott

At a baptismal service, eight-year-olds dressed in white often join with family and ward members to sing of how “Jesus came to John the Baptist, / In Judea long ago, / And was baptized by immersion / In the river Jordan’s flow” (

of the Collection

Brigham Young, September 1864

Sermons during a Trip to the Southern Settlements

Extracts from sermons given by Brigham Young at various settlements in Utah during a trip south in 1864. 

Foundations of Faith Exhibit

Treasures from the Church's Historical Collections

This new exhibit, available online and at the Church History Library in Salt Lake City, tells the story of the restoration of the Church of Jesus Christ through some of its most treasured documents.

Church History Daily

Weak Words

“Whenever a person feels that he must employ profanity to add weight to his words,” Richard L. Evans observed, “one rather suspects that there is some inherent weakness in his words, which fact he is trying to cover up by the use of an overdose of bad language—like trying to kill the offensive flavor of unsavory food with a suspiciously heavy covering of condiments. A simple truth does not need the bolstering of bad language.”

Richard L. Evans,“On Profanity,” Improvement Era, July 1952, 546


of the Restoration

President Ezra Taft Benson Exhibit

13th President: 1985–1994

An early career in agriculture prepared Ezra Taft Benson to, as an Apostle, lead Church relief efforts in Europe after WWII and build relationships for the Church. As prophet, he challenged Latter-day Saints to flood the earth with the Book of Mormon, to heed its warnings against pride, and to let Christ transform their inner natures. 

Upcoming Events

2015 Lecture Series

Pioneers in Every Land

"Pioneers in Every Land" is the theme of the 2015 Lecture Series at the Church History Library in Salt Lake. Videos of each presentation will be available online after the events. 

in Context

The Acceptable Offering of Zion’s Camp

D&C 103, 105

After the saints were driven out of Jackson County, Missouri by mobs, the Lord called for volunteers from the eastern states to go west to help protect their fellow members. Nathan Baldwin was among those who offered his time and energy for the cause of Zion, and then went on to record his perspective on the experience. 

Behold, there shall be a record kept among you

D&C 21:1