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An upcoming book about the history of the LDS church in Taiwan is due out July 31, 2017. This book is written by a friend and coworker of mine Felipe Chou and his wife Petra. Both have extensive knowledge of the church in that area and have spent the last few years researching and interviewing […]

The most recent edition of Mormon Historical Studies is out and has a few great articles on the Church in Asia. You can see the Table of Contents here as well as order a copy. http://mormonhistoricsites.org/mormon-historical-studies-springfall-2016-vol-17-no-1-2/ Early Mormon Missionary Work in Hong Kong: The Letters of James Lewis to Apostle and Church Historian George A. […]

This year is the 60th Anniversary of Missionary work in Taiwan. You can view the proceeding via a Facebook group. A great video was made for the Memorial Event. You can watch that here.

The Asian Mormon Studies Conference held back in March has now posted full videos of each of the presenters. All Videos: http://asianmormonstudies.org/2014/06/23/conference-videos-are-up/ or http://vimeo.com/channels/752125/ Melissa Inouye from Paris Fox on Vimeo. Pierre Vendassi from Paris Fox on Vimeo.

A series of video’s have been added to lds.org with the title “Unto All the World: Travels of the Apostles“. There are a few videos on Asia. Watch below.  

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 will be the Fourteenth Annual Mormon Studies Conference @ Utah Valley University. The conference theme is: Mormonism and the Asian Traditions Speakers will include: Jessie Embry, Reid Neilson, Lanier Britsch and many others. There will also be an interfaith dialog between a Buddhist priest and a member of the LDS Church. I had the opportunity to listen to […]

Here is an article about Elder Holland’s recent visit to Taiwan, Hong Kong and other parts of Asia. https://www.lds.org/church/news/the-church-is-wonderfully-well-in-asia-elder-holland-reports?lang=eng Also a Deseret News Article. Watch the Video.  

Yesterday, Thursday the 6th of March was the first day of a two day conference on “The Worldwide Church: The Global Reach of Mormonism“. We were privileged to hear from John Hilton III and Felipe Chou on the first few years of the Church in Taiwan. You can see the full schedule here. Adam Mears […]

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There is a great article on the Deseret News website about one of the first missionaries in Taiwan in the 1950’s. Enjoy. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865593777/Weldon-Kitchen-and-the-baptismal-waters-of-Taiwans-Wu-lai-Canyon.html

I have recently heard a rumor from a couple reliable sources that they knew of a mission call recently given to a couple different young men. This rumor states they would be called on a three year mission with the first year served in Taiwan and the remaining 2 years in Mainland China. I remember […]