The cult of Mor­monism was found­ed by Joseph Smith on April 6, 1830 in Fayette, NY. It was known as The?Church of Christ. Lat­er, the church became offi­cial­ly known as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day?Saints in 1834.

Accord­ing to the LDS Church, Joseph Smith was vis­it­ed by God the Father and God the Son after praying?about which church he should join. He was told that he should join none of them because they were all an?abomination to God. It was after this event in 1820 that young Joseph was led by the angel Moroni to?discover the Book of Mor­mon and lat­er estab­lish the Mor­mon Church.

The Mor­mon Church now has a mem­ber­ship of over ten mil­lion and is grow­ing at an unprece­dent­ed pace,?doubling in size every ten years.

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