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A series of video’s have been added to 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. 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 […]

This Sunday the 23rd of February there will be a devotional commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Church in Hong Kong, China. Elder Holland will be speaking. It was in July 1949 Elder Matthew Cowley dedicated the land to the preaching of the gospel.  

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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.

The Church History Library recently launched a new series on their website site entitled “Pioneers in Every Land”. One of the first articles is about the missionary Vernon Poulter and his experiences in the Southern Far East Mission.

The LDS Church announced a new website today specifically for Chinese member living outside of China. This website seeks to answer “Frequently Asked Questions” by PRC Church members outside China and by Church leaders who work around the world with those members.  It gives needed basic information for PRC Chinese members returning to China, […]

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 […]

Here are a few books I would recommend reading if you are interested in LDS Church History in Asia. From the East: The History of the Latter-Day Saints in Asia, 1851-1996 by Lanier Britsch Unto Every Nation – Gospel Light Reaches Every Land by Donald Q. Cannon The Church encounters Asia by Spencer J Palmer Turning […]