Keywords

Missionary work, Ghana, Spencer W. Kimball, priesthood, ordination, Official Declaration 2, West Africa, Mormon Church, LDS Church, William Billy Johnson, Charles Kofie Ansah, Dean Bond, LaBelle Bond, Ghana Accra Mission, Emmanual Dei Anin, Kumasi, Holbrook C. MacArthur, Annoh George Abu, Kweku Akuam, Kofi Kwequir-Aggrey, Thomas Kwamena Appiah, Juliana Anno, Alphonse Amawwho, the Freeze

Abstract

This chapter (from the 2014 book “An Eye of Faith,” a festschrift for Dr. Richard O. Cowan, published by the Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center) shares the story of the establish of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the nation of Ghana. This essay shares numerous individual stories and is divided into “Before Official Declaration 2” and “After Official Declaration 2” sections.

Original Publication Citation

JeanMarie Stewart and Kenneth L. Alford, “Visions of Faith: Early Church Pioneers in Ghana” in An Eye of Faith: Essays in Honor of Richard O. Cowan, Kenneth L. Alford and Richard E. Bennett, eds. (Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book, 2015), 349–363.

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2014

Publisher

BYU Religious Studies Center

Language

English

College

Religious Education

Department

Church History and Doctrine

University Standing at Time of Publication

Associate Professor

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