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    Journal Keeping

    A common topic of discussion on this website, for young women but also for some young men, is figuring out whether or not you should serve a mission. Figuring...

    • September 18, 2016
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    Finishers Wanted

    In 1972, President Thomas S. Monson delivered his classic talk entitled, Finishers Wanted. In that talk, he quoted this famous poem: Stick to your task ’til it sticks to...

    • July 22, 2016
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    Mission Prep Quotes from April 2016 Gen Conf

    Trust in That Spirit Which Leadeth to Do Good, by President Henry B. Eyring “The first thing you must commit to do is to go and serve, knowing that...

    • April 14, 2016
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    Obey with Exactness

    The success of a full-time missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is largely measured by their ability to find, teach, baptize, and confirm new members...

    • March 1, 2016
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    Preparing to Receive the Melchizedek Priesthood

    One of the requirements to serve a mission is for young men to be ordained to the Melchizedek Priesthood which John Taylor, third President of the Church, called “simply the power...

    • February 3, 2016
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    Preparing for the Temple

    Of all the things we do in the church, there is nothing more worthy of our preparation than temple worship. The topic of preparing for the temple is especially...

    • December 13, 2015
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    President Monson on the Divine Inspiration of Every Mission Call

    President Thomas S. Monson has testified that divine inspiration attends each and every missionary assignment. He has said, “Too numerous to mention are the many instances where a particular call proved...

    • December 1, 2015
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    Cost to Get Ready to Go on a Mission

    One question that has come up often from readers is how much do missionaries need to have saved to buy clothes, suit cases, and other gear (dresses, suits, shoes, socks,...

    • October 26, 2015
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    8 Stories: Missionary Exhibit at Temple Square

    A new missionary-themed exhibit was recently opened at the North Visitors’ Center at Temple Square in Salt Lake City. The exhibit explains how the teachings of Jesus Christ and missionary service affect...

    • September 19, 2015
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    Top 10 Reasons the LDS Church Participates in Boy Scouts

    Summary: This is a list of the top 10 reasons why the LDS Church participates in Boy Scouts and how those ten reasons also make Scouting a great missionary preparation tool. ...

    • August 29, 2015
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