And blessed is he that is found faithful unto my name at the last day, for he shall be lifted up to dwell in the kingdom prepared for him from the foundation of the world. And behold it is I that hath spoken it. Amen.—Ether 4:19
With covenant identity and belonging, we are called by the name of Jesus Christ.—Lisa L. Harkness
This Day in Church History
1898: Elders Brigham F. Duffin and Thomas H. Chambers two missionaries from Utah, hold the first Latter-day Saint meeting in Caldwell County, Missouri, since the Saints were expelled from the state in 1838.
1954: George Q. Morris is ordained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles at eighty years of age (making him the oldest man ordained an apostle in this dispensation).
1990: The Umtata Branch, the first branch of the Church in the South African country of Transkei, is organized, with Emmanuel Danso as president.
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.