Category Archives: Missionary Work

Mrs. Bader’s conversion

The Conversion of Mrs. Bader Two missionaries had been enjoying a beautiful spring day until they knocked on the door of Mrs. Bader.  She hadn’t noticed the lovely day, and it soon became apparent that she didn’t feel there was … Continue reading

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Willard Bean & Rebecca Bean – Missionaries in Palmyra

Willard Bean: Palmyra’s “Fighting Parson” By Vicki Bean Zimmerman accessed from LDS.org on 12.8.16 When Willard Bean and his young bride moved to Palmyra, New York, in the spring of 1915, they were the first Latter-day Saints to live in … Continue reading

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Rebecca Bean’s experience

Visions are not limited to prophets or to those in positions of authority. A special vision occurred to Rebecca Bean, who with her husband, Brother Willard Bean, serve a mission in Palmyra, New York from 1915 to 1940. They were … Continue reading

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The Gathering of Israel

I am teaching an Institute class right now – Teachings and Doctrine of the Book of Mormon FDREL 275, and wanted to put together some quotes that help students see how the gathering is to take place, especially with respect … Continue reading

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William Budge – Dedicated Faith in Jesus Christ

William Budge William Budge was a convert to the Church in Scotland, local missionary in the British Mission and on the continent for nine years, pioneer of Utah, and president of Bear Lake Stake for twenty-nine years. William Budge was … Continue reading

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Joseph W.B. Johnson – A Modern Day Miracle

Steadfast African Pioneer 1999 By Dale LeBaron, as found on LDS.org See also: Our Heritage – A People Prepared: Joseph W. “Billy” Johnson  “As a young man, I started searching for spiritual peace,” says Joseph Johnson of his early religious … Continue reading

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The First Sunday School in Utah

Richard Ballantyne Richard Ballantyne, convert to the Church, pioneer of Utah and founder of the first Latter-day Saint Sunday School, was born in Whitridgebog, Scotland, on August 26, 1817. When Richard was eleven years of age, his father died, and … Continue reading

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