“Address to the Church Coordinating Committee Meeting” 

Elder Boyd K Packer

8 September 1987, Copy in Historical Department Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints; cited in lee Copeland, “From Calcutta to Kaysville: is Righteousness Color-coded’” Dialogue 21, no. 3 (Fall 1988), 97.

Elder Boyd K. Packer said in 1987 concerning our entry into third-world nations, “We can’t move there with all the baggage we produce and carry here! We can’t move with a 1947 Utah Church!”