“Behold, I will send for many fishers, saith the Lord, and they shall fish them; and after will I send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and out of the holes of the rocks.” – Jeremiah 16:16
“The Church of Jesus Christ always has been and always will be a missionary church. The individual members of the Savior’s Church have accepted the solemn obligation to assist in fulfilling the divine commission given by the Lord to His Apostles.” – David A. Bednar
This Day in LDS History
1877: Romania Pratt (Penrose) graduates from the Women’s Medical College in New York. She is one of the first LDS women to earn a medical degree.
1961: The Central German Mission is organized.
1970: The Tokyo Stake, the first stake in Asia, is organized.
1989: The first LDS branch in Kenya is organized in Nairobi.