Article of the Week

The History of the Name of the Savior’s Church: A Collaborative and Revelatory Process
October 1, 2019
Article of the Week
The History of the Name of the Savior’s Church: A Collaborative and Revelatory Process
Author K. Shane Goodwin

During the October 2018 General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson emphasized using the full name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Throughout the history of the Church, many different names have been used both officially and unofficially. As you prepare for General Conference this weekend, be sure to check out this week’s article of the week. It charts the refining process by presenting a timeline of the Church’s official and unofficial names and explores the nature of human and divine collaboration along the way.