Joseph Fielding Smith

Joseph Fielding Smith

Birth and Childhood After being blessed with three daughters, Julina Smith desired more than anything to have a son. She promised the Lord that if He would bless her with a son, she would do everything possible to see that he grew up to serve God and be a credit to...
Brigham Young: American Moses

Brigham Young: American Moses

Brigham Young—American Moses Brigham Young, second Prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (which church is often misnamed the “Mormon Church”), ranks among the most influential and important historical figures, not just in...
David Allen Bednar

David Allen Bednar

David Allen Bednar is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (which church is frequently misnamed the Mormon Church). Childhood David A. Bednar was born on June 15, 1952, in San Leandro, California, to Lavina...
Howard W Hunter

Howard W Hunter

Howard W. Hunter Heritage Howard William Hunter’s great grandparents, John and Margaret Hunter, joined the Mormon Church in 1860 when Mormon missionaries brought the message of the restored gospel to Scotland. At this particular time the Church leaders were...
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