Presenter – Jed Woodworth

How to Minister to Members with Historical Doubts


How do I help my loved one who has left the Church? Do I need to become an expert on Church history in order to do it? What do I need to do to fortify myself? The answers might surprise you. Q-A to follow presentation.


Jed Woodworth is a historian and writer for the Church History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is currently the managing historian of Saints, the multi-volume history the Church began publishing in 2018. Prior to joining the Church History Department in 2012, he was employed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he earned a PhD in history. He holds additional degrees from BYU and Harvard. Jed is married to the former Shawna Cluff and together they have five children, ages two to thirteen.

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