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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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    Paying for your Mission

    Summary: Figuring out how to pay for an LDS mission is one of the top things on the minds of youth and seniors who are planning to serve a mission soon....

    • August 27, 2015
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    Poem: He’s Been There Before

    He’s Been There Before is a great poem credited to Elder Troy Whittle of the Texas Houston Mission. I’ve heard this poem read in sacrament meetings, and it’s all over the...

    • August 22, 2015
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    Online Donations Website Lets You Contribute to Missionaries Around the World

    One of the more frequent questions I’ve gotten over the years is from people who want to contribute to the missionary fund of a friend or relative in another...

    • August 17, 2015
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    My Missionary Commission

    Early on in my mission, perhaps before I even left the MTC, I received a copy of a document entitled “My Missionary Commission” by Elder Bruce R. McConkie. While...

    • August 15, 2015
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