Date: January 11, 2021 12:33PM
Isn't it wonderful? Isn't it marvelous?
What an inspired guy he was.
"Upon arriving home, President McKay stated that the Swiss Temple “would be the first of several such temples to be erected for the Saints in Europe,” explaining that “the Church could bring temples to these people by building smaller edifices for this purpose and more of them.” "
"President Gordon B. Hinckley, then a newly called Assistant to the Twelve, arrived in Britain ahead of other General Authorities so he could “coordinate final arrangements” for the dedication."https://rsc.byu.edu/regional-studies-latter-day-saint-church-history-british-isles/tale-two-temples
""And yet, they've had to travel all the way to Mesa, Ariz., to go to a temple," President Hinckley noted.
He said as they quietly drove along, "I thought of these things and what could be done. The concept of these smaller temples came into my mind."https://www.thechurchnews.com/archives/1998-08-01/inspiration-came-for-smaller-temples-on-trip-to-mexico-126869