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Mormon History

The Church of Christ (now officially The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint) was organized with six founding members in Fayette, New York, on April 6, 1830.

Mormon Gold

Many people have called Joseph Smith a gold digger, but who knew that Mormon gold would one day be so valuable? The early history of Latter-day Saints (“Mormons”) in the Utah Territory certainly wouldn’t have led anyone to believe it.

Women’s Rights and Mormonism

Women belonging to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have always done remarkable things.

Our Purpose

The history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—casually dubbed Mormonism—is a modern epic. As a website, we desire to share that story with the world by sharing engaging, factual, and succinct accounts of the faith, dedication, and sacrifice of church members. We seek to be an honest resource where one can find biographies of past presidents and other influential members of the Church, personal accounts of church members, sourced articles regarding historical events, and online books on church history.

In addition to providing educational content, this website seeks to provide knowledge that may be used to satisfy one’s own curiosity, clear up confusion regarding certain historically-rooted subjects within the Church, strengthen personal testimonies, and promote open conversation between members and non-members alike. We invite you to not only read the information provided about the history of the Church, but to ponder upon the things which you learn.

Sincere questions and comments are always encouraged, as is guest content. 

Origins of the Mormon Temple

As early as 1830, Joseph Smith received revelations alluding to the fact that God would require the young Mormon Church to build a temple.  Even earlier, the Book of Mormon (which Joseph Smith had translated from the records of an ancient people who lived in the...

Temples to Dot the Earth

In 1995, Gordon B. Hinckley became President and Prophet of the Mormon Church.  Perhaps no person in Mormonism since Joseph Smith has had such an impact on Mormon temples and Mormon temple ceremonies.  In the Mormon temple ceremony, instructional material was...

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 Mormon...

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...

Russell Marion Nelson

Russell Marion Nelson is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (often mistakenly called the Mormon Church). CHILDHOOD Russell Marion Nelson was born in Salt Lake City on September 9, 1924, to Marion C. and...

First Mormon Missionaries

The first Mormon missionary was undoubtedly Joseph Smith, the Prophet, who told his family and neighbors about his First Vision in which he saw Jesus Christ and God the Father.  Though ostracized and harassed because of this, Joseph continued to assert the truth and...

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