Persuasion and Love Unfeigned : The Exercise of Agency, Influence, and Principle
England, Breck,Gregersen, Hal B.,Mendenhall, Mark E.,O'Driscoll, Jeffrey S.,Swinton, Heidi S.
Joseph and Hyrum Leading as One
Religious Studies Center, BYU
The authors discuss the method of leadership used by Joseph and Hyrum Smith during the early years of the Church. Revelation contained in the Doctrine and Covenants, Section 121, states that leadership is effective when people are led by persuasion and love unfeigned, as opposed to leading by force.