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International Resources for Latter-day Saints

The Cumorah Project is a privately funded initiative that engages in research and education. All resources developed are made available online at no cost. Our major areas of emphasis include:

  • Country and culture research
  • Missiology research (church growth, research, education)
  • Gospel topics
  • Ancient language research
  • Digitization and preparation of electronic texts on related themes
  • Development of original resources

Quote of the day!

"A . . . marvel of the Book of Mormon translation process is that from what we know, rarely would Joseph go back, review, or revise what had already been done. There was a steady flow in the translation. . . .Emma Smith said of the inspired process: 'After meals, or after interruptions, [Joseph] would at once begin where he had left off, without either seeing the manuscript or having any portion of it read to him.' One who has dictated and been interrupted must usually resume by inquiring, 'Now, where were we?' Not so with the Prophet! If one were manufacturing a text, he would constantly need to cross-check himself, to edit, and to revise for consistency. Had the Prophet dictated and revised extensively, there would be more evidence of it. But there was no need to revise divinely supplied text. Whatever the details of the translation process, we are discussing a process that was truly astonishing! "
Neal A. Maxwell   \"By the Gift and Power of God,\" Ensign, Jan. 1997, 39–40

Reaching the Nations

Country reports on the LDS Church around the world from a landmark almanac being developed. Includes detailed analysis of history, context, culture, needs, challenges and opportunities for church growth. These articles can be viewed in any web browser except Internet Explorer.

Case Studies

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LDS International Atlas - Google Maps

An online atlas providing the location and organizational structure of LDS congregations, missions, stakes, and districts worldwide. The atlas also contains country and state maps of the most populous unreached cities and the status of LDS outreach by ethnolinguistic group. Access the atlas on the left-hand column under "LDS International Atlas - Google Maps." The atlas is strictly for educational purposes. For information regarding LDS meetinghouse locations and times, visit lds.org/maps. Below are links to world regions of the atlas.

More Resources

Law of the Harvest:
Practical Principles of Effective Missionary Work.
Original research on effective LDS missionary work around the world.

Missiology Encyclopedia
LDS Growth Encyclopedia on Missionary Work and Church Growth (Missiology).

Cumorah Gospel Library Electronic Text Project
Originally prepared electronic versions of classic LDS texts.

Cumorah Best Books Electronic Text Project
Digitized texts of some of the world's best books. World classics, history, self-improvement, and more.

Words to Live By Quotation Database
Over 2000 inspirational quotations, many related to missionary work. Great for talks or lessons on any topic.

Discussions with My Friend: An Introduction to the Gospel
Resource essays for sharing the gospel.

Non-English Gospel and Language Resources
Short missionary-oriented articles and resources in other languages including many original translations of the Cumorah Foundation.

International Photos
Photos taken by Latter-day Saints around the world.