Gordon bitner hinckley june 23, 1910 january 27, 2008 was an american religious leader and author who served as the 15th president of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints lds church from march 12, 1995, until his death. You must have a solid foundation if youre going to have a strong superstructure. Considered a prophet, seer, and revelator by church members, hinckley was the oldest person to preside over the church in its history. Hinckley quotes from you cant build a great building on a weak foundation. The biography offers detailed information related to his childhood, career, life, works and timeline. He led the church from march 1995 until his death in january 2008.
Sherman bittner hinckley is 16 months younger than his brother, gordon b. Hinckley recalls a story of an older boy and his young companion as they find an old coat and a badly worn pair of shoes by the roadside. Hinckley, who is the current president of the lds church. Gordon b hinkley was his mothers first child, 8 older siblings. Hinckley who was a prominent educator at brigham young university. Hinckley was first counselor in the first presidency of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints when this fireside address was given at brigham young university on 1 march 1992. President gordon b hinckley, his final testimony and last address given in the british isles, preston, england. The life and ministry of gordon b hinckley by spunky published november 22, 2016 updated november 22, 2016 this is a long lesson, and might best be presented over 2 classes.
You had better take seriously that which should be taken seriously but, at the same time, we can bring in a touch of humor now and again. Hinckley of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints died at about 7. Gordon hinckley was the 15th president of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Gordon b hinckley emotional final testimony youtube. Raised in the salt lake city area, he was baptized by his father, bryant, on april 28, 1919. President dieter uchtdorf pride and the priesthood duration.
Hinckley would have been 97 years old at the time of death or 105 years old today. Genealogy for gordon bitner hinckley 1910 2008 family tree on geni, with over 190 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. Hinckley was a religious leader and the president of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Browse all of the gordon b hinckley photos, gifs and videos. The church of jesus christ of latterday saints 66,205 views. Hinckley, who would later serve as an apostle and the president of the lds church. If the time ever comes when we cant smile at ourselves, it will be a sad time.1428 1583 1381 1611 471 1294 1119 1182 915 619 668 549 1615 544 1181 1159 299 911 1541 763 57 1082 959 1261 630 1382 294