A reader emailed me and asked what are the requirements to serve a mission. It was then that I realized that I had never put all the qualifications for full-time missionary service in one place, so here we go. Full-Time Missionary Requirements The Lord expect each able young man, and as many young women as [...]
Let’s talk about what it means to be worthy to serve a mission. The prophets have long taught that every worthy young man should serve a mission, and that every young man should strive to be worthy. Worthiness requirements for missionaries are set forth in the scriptures and through the living prophets. Let’s first discuss what [...]
Mission Called to: Calgary Canada MTC Entry Date: November 16 Hometown: Richmond, Utah Website/Blog: none Why you are going on a mission? Testimony, or Other Comments: I love serving other people, and i know that it will change my life, and the many other people’s lives who i will touch.
A frequent question I receive from young readers is regarding the repentance process. In many of these cases, the young people have developed their testimony of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ, and they desire to serve a mission. Upon reflection of their past actions, though, they realize they have committed serious sins that need to be [...]