Argentina Website: Information Resource for Pre-Missionaries (LDS)

What do I wish I would have known about Argentina before leaving on the mission? >>> roctober92.github.io <<< As a returned missionary, I created this above website to answer this question through Culture, Lifestyle, Speech, Mate, and Food sections neatly and succinctly detailed. Each section has pictures, brief summaries, and links to informative and outside sources, to Read more about Argentina Website: Information Resource for Pre-Missionaries (LDS)[…]

When Disaster Strikes, the Mormons Are There

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is always among the first to respond to natural disaster.  Why? Over the past few months, many natural disasters have occurred around the world.  From famines, to hurricanes, to wildfires- disasters have devastated the lives of millions, sometimes leaving them with little to no options for assistance.  That’s where the Read more about When Disaster Strikes, the Mormons Are There[…]

INCREDIBLE Mission President Prophecy That Came True

Here’s an incredible story from a returned missionary of the Portugal Lisbon Mission about a mission president who felt inspired to promise to a companionship that if they would knock a building that night, they would meet someone prepared, who would be baptized within a month. The companionship knocks the entire building and has no Read more about INCREDIBLE Mission President Prophecy That Came True[…]

If President Trump Were A Mormon Missionary (Parody Video)

Over the past five years, we’ve interviewed nearly 1,000 returned Mormon missionaries. We thought we’d try something new and decided to interview President Donald Trump about his experiences being a missionary ;). Enjoy! ***Click here to download a free copy of The Book of Mormon on Amazon*** Video transcription: Interviewer: Let’s just get down to the questions, Read more about If President Trump Were A Mormon Missionary (Parody Video)[…]

UVU President to Serve as LDS Mission President

Utah Valley University President Matthew Holland has decided to leave the presidency in order to preside over an LDS mission.  President Holland is the son of Elder Jeffrey Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and has been president of UVU since 2009.  His mission is to begin in July 2018. President Holland is Read more about UVU President to Serve as LDS Mission President[…]

Hilarious Home Teaching Video..What NOT To Do

For those who have participated in home teaching, this video will be really funny! It illustrates the “mistaken” spirit of home teaching, and highlights what we should change when we do our home teaching each month. Instead of doing it just to get it done, we should try to focus on really helping those we Read more about Hilarious Home Teaching Video..What NOT To Do[…]

Returned Missionary, University of Utah Student Dead After Shooting

This morning I was deeply saddened to learn that ChenWei Guo, a returned missionary who served in the Utah Provo Mission was shot and killed when a man attempted to steal his car, near a gate in Red Butte Canyon. Though I don’t know ChenWei personally, I know about 20 of his friends, many of whom I’ve Read more about Returned Missionary, University of Utah Student Dead After Shooting[…]

LDS Church Announces New Schedule For Priesthood and Women’s Sessions of General Conference

On Friday, the Church announced it will now be holding priesthood and women’s sessions of conference annually, as opposed to semi-annually.  This means that every April general conference will hold the annual priesthood session, and every October general conference will hold the annual women’s session. What does this mean for these two sessions of general Read more about LDS Church Announces New Schedule For Priesthood and Women’s Sessions of General Conference[…]

Major Changes Coming To The Missionary Program (2017-2018)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement regarding some changes that will take effect in the church’s missionary program very soon. These changes range from smartphone usage to new interview questions, especially for missionaries. Because missionary work is constantly changing, it is only fitting that the program change with it. One Read more about Major Changes Coming To The Missionary Program (2017-2018)[…]