History and Growth of the Church under Heber J. Grant

The administration of President Heber J. Grant saw the dedication of three more temples: the Laie Hawaii Temple in 1919 (which was also the first temple constructed outside of the continental United States), the Alberta Temple in 1913, and the Arizona Temple in 1921....
LDS Perspectives on Education

LDS Perspectives on Education

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also called the LDS Church or the Mormon Church) believe seeking a good education is a direct commandment from God. In Doctrine and Covenants Section 109, verse 7, it reads, “And as all have not faith,...
Ezra Taft Benson Goes to Europe

Ezra Taft Benson Goes to Europe

While stationed at Marseilles, France, I received an assignment transferring me to London. I headed to London by way of Paris. I had a few days before I had to report to London, and while in Paris, I looked up Sherm Brinton, an M.D. working in a Paris hospital, and...
Development of the Church Welfare Program

Development of the Church Welfare Program

The Great Depression hit the United States hard on Ocotber 29, 1929.  Its effects reached everyone, the Saints not excluded. In 1932 unemployment in Utah had reached a staggering 35.9 percent. Many were willing to work, but were unable to find it. People had to stand...
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