Race and the Priesthood

Race and the Priesthood

The power of the priesthood is the authority to act in God’s name and can only be given to those whom the Lord ordains. The ability to exercise the power of the priesthood, after one has been ordained to it, depends strictly upon one’s personal worthiness....
Church History Library and Archives

Church History Library and Archives

by Doris White The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on April 6, 1830, in New York. At this organization, the Lord revealed to Joseph Smith a commandment that the Saints should keep a record of the history of the Church (Doctrine and Covenants...

Modern History of the Church

This website focuses a great deal on the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but what has happened in recent years is no less important. After the Saints’ arrival in Utah, and after many of their persecutions began to subside, the...
History and Growth of the Church under Thomas S. Monson

History and Growth of the Church under Thomas S. Monson

Having only served as president of the Church for just over a year (as of the close of 2009), Thomas S. Monson has already accomplished much. He as already dedicated six temples, with eight more under construction since 2007, and more announced each year. The temples...
History and Growth of the Church under Gordon B. Hinckley

History and Growth of the Church under Gordon B. Hinckley

Gordon B. Hinckley was involved in Church leadership from the time he was very young. In 1935, at the age of 25, President Hinckley was called to serve on the Radio, Publicity, and Mission Literature Committee of the Church. He worked hard in this calling, making...
Copyright © 2018 Mormon History. All Rights Reserved.
This website is not owned by or affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes called the Mormon or LDS Church). The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the position of the Church. The views expressed by individual users are the responsibility of those users and do not necessarily represent the position of the Church. For the official Church websites, please visit LDS.org or Mormon.org.

Pin It on Pinterest