Warren Cowdery was part of a dynamic, two-way relationship between the center places and outlying branches of the early Church. As a local Church leader, he ministered to new converts while also helping host missionaries and leaders from Kirtland.
Prophet's Record-Keeping Began With Simple Volume
Elizabeth McCune Helped Pave the Way for Sister Missionaries
D&C 115, 116, 117
These revelations not only identified new gathering places for the saints in northern Missouri, but imbued those places with a sacred past and glorious future.
D&C 124, 125
On January 19, 1841, Joseph Smith received a revelation that charted a course for the Church in Nauvoo.
How Vichit Ith Brought His New Faith Back to His Native Land
The Life of Zina Young Williams Card
Zina Young Card was remembered as a woman who gave her life in "devoted and selfless service to family, church, and state" and for a "courage born of faith ... worthy of the noble heritage that was hers."
D&C 57, 58, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 71, 73
Many of the missionaries who traveled to Missouri in 1831 were disappointed at first at what they found. But they would each deal with that disappointment in different ways.
In 1833, at the moment when everyday people started to concern themselves with their own cleanliness and bodily health, the Word of Wisdom arrived to light the way.
D&C 3, 5, 10, 17, 19
The story of Martin Harris' conversion and contributions to the publication of the Book of Mormon provides the backdrop for several of Joseph Smith's early revelations.
Artwork from the Church History Museum Collection & Exhibits
A Personal Essay on Race and the Priesthood, Part 2
Ahmad Corbitt on how we can gain perspective through the Atonement of Jesus Christ.