A Concise History of Kirtland
by E. Keith Howick
In the early 1800s, God called a latter-day prophet. The Times of the Gentiles were fulfilled, but a tempest raged in the hearts of men. To protect the Saints from terrible persecution the Lord commanded the Church to move to Kirtland, Ohio. Amazing things happened during those few short years, including Jesus' acceptance of the first temple to be built in His name in almost two thousand years.