Saturday, March 30, 2019

A Special Call to the Break-offs


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Hyrum Smith Harris

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While serving in Indiana during the late 1880s and fast coming to the end of his mission, Hyrum Smith Harris had his mission extended by his mission president to preach to the break-offs from Mormonism. He saw success. He was able to baptize three apostles and their wives from what break-off group?
a.                  The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
b.                  The Community of Christ
c.                   The Strangites
d.                  The Bickerton Church
Yesterday’s answer:
A   Milwaukee, Wisconsin
From the life of Benjamin Franklin Tanner:   He was appointed to a second mission, also to Germany, but the assignment was subsequently changed to the Northern States Mission to labor among the German people there, being located at Milwaukee, Wis.,at which place he has worked and is working with good success.
Andrew Jenson, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History Company, 1914), 58.

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