Church History Stories

This timeline shows the development of the Church in Durban as they grew to having a temple
The groundbreaking for the newest temple on the African continent will take place on 9 April 2016 in Durban, South Africa. In the days leading up to the event, we will share testimonies and stories about the church in its early days in that area.
The man who invented Zims has spent his life helping to build the Lord's kingdom
Sister Fourie was Primary Mother to 50 children before she was baptised
Despite much persecution, the first missionaries taught the gospel and eventually established six branches
The story of the translation of the Book of Mormon into Afrikaans
Where is the Church History Centre in Africa, and what's in it?
Brother Hubert Hodgkiss was the first convert baptism in Zimbabwe
Meet the man who oversees Church History for both the Africa Southeast Area and the Africa West Area
 Primary began in 1878 with 224 children attending. Today there are one million children in Primary.
Miracles provide inspirational pictures of the Johannesburg Temple  
The Church has recently released footage of the first baptisms in Ghana and Nigeria in 1978.