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Highlights

Enjoy videos and transcripts of a variety of lectures on the history of the Church.

Featured Lectures:

Learning Lessons of Faith from the History of the Church in Africa

Presented by Matthew K. Heiss

The majority of Latter-day Saints in Africa are first-generation pioneers who joined the Church following the 1978 revelation that extended the priesthood to every worthy male member. Matthew K. Heiss will present the stories of these incredible Saints and discuss what their journeys teach us about faith, enduring to the end, and understanding the blessings that the gospel brings into our lives.

Subcontinent to Salt Lake City: Voices of Latter-day Pioneers in India

Presented by Taunalyn Rutherford

The roughly 11,000 Latter-day Saints in India, a country of 1.2 billion people, are truly pioneers. Drawing from oral history narratives of Church members in India, this discussion will uncover lessons learned through a 50-year struggle to establish Zion on the Indian subcontinent.

“To Every Nation, Kindred, Tongue, and People”: Pioneers in Every Land

Presented by Elder James J. Hamula

No longer an organization made up mostly of U.S. members, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has spread from Tahiti to Taiwan. Latter-day Saint men and women are building the kingdom of God all over the world.  All are invited to come hear their stories, feel their challenges, and be inspired by their faith.