This week, the Church News begins a series reviewing significant events of the 20th century, decade by decade. One of the significant moments in the first decade of the century was the creation of the Japan Mission in 1901 by ELder Heber J. Grant. Painting by artist Dale Kilbourn portrays the apostle in Japan, where he also dedicated the land for the preaching of the gospel.
The story on the first decade, accompanied by historic photos, begins on page 4.