25+ Scriptures for Your Missionary

Every missionary could use some of the added strength that can be found in the scriptures. Read through these and share one with your special Elder or sister. Be Thou an Example: Missionary Examples to Follow Nephi In the Book of Mormon, a righteous son of Lehi and Sariah (1 Ne. 1:1–4; 2:5). Nephi had strong Read more about 25+ Scriptures for Your Missionary[…]

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10 ways to know you are a successful Missionary

A Successful Missionary When I was preparing to serve a mission, I would often hear stories from returned missionaries who would tell me funny stories, uplifting stories, or bizarre experiences they had on their missions.  A mission sounded like such a unique time of life– I came to realize that that is true!  At the Read more about 10 ways to know you are a successful Missionary[…]

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Adjusting To Post Mission Life: 4 Misconceptions About Coming Home

4  Misconceptions About Coming Home –And the Doctrine to refute them– Coming home from a Mission is one of the sweetest times of your life if you let it be!  Unfortunately Mormon culture has generated some false ideas about what it is like to come home.  If we let these thoughts and perspectives sink into Read more about Adjusting To Post Mission Life: 4 Misconceptions About Coming Home[…]

5 Simple Steps to Become More Enthusiastic!

We all go through phases in our life when we feel blue, or unfulfilled– however, by applying a few simple tips you can become more enthusiastic! #1 Accept personal responsibility for your attitude. Here are a few tips from Sri Sri Ravi Shanker about the secrets of enthusiasm! As you watch this short clip, try Read more about 5 Simple Steps to Become More Enthusiastic![…]

Intro to Prepared to Serve Academy

The Prepared to Serve Academy is a new 2-day training seminar created to help pre-missionaries prepare for their missions before entering the Missionary Training Center. Prepared to Serve Academy is a branch of Becoming Your Best Global Leadership. Registration for the two-day seminar is $395 per person. Click here to register for a seminar. *Buy their book Read more about Intro to Prepared to Serve Academy[…]

LDS Mobile App: Inspired Questions – For Missionaries

Can young men and women really be ready to serve at 18 and 19?  There’s an App for that! In response to the announcement by President Monson that missionaries would be eligible to serve at younger ages, a Priest Quorum and their adviser from Connell, WA developed an iPhone/iPad app that would help them get Read more about LDS Mobile App: Inspired Questions – For Missionaries[…]

Tips for Packing Your Mission Carry-on Baggage

I am currently studying at BYU, and have been traveling back and forth from my home country (Hong Kong) to the U.S. and other countries and cities by plane for the past seven years. Here are some personal experiences about packing luggage that can help you have a safe and pleasant trip to your LDS Read more about Tips for Packing Your Mission Carry-on Baggage[…]

How to Practice Sharing the Gospel Before You’re a Full-time Missionary

Hopefully, you’ve decided to go on a mission because you have a testimony of the gospel and you want to share it with others. But are you ready to share the gospel message with everyone you meet, including random strangers? Opening your mouth and talking to all you meet about something so important to you Read more about How to Practice Sharing the Gospel Before You’re a Full-time Missionary[…]

Preparing Emotionally for Missionary Service

Elder Robert K. Wagstaff wrote an excellent Ensign article on preparing  emotionally for a mission, based on this statement by Elder Perry: “Missionary service is emotionally demanding. Your support system is going to be withdrawn from you as you leave home and go out into the world. … There will be days of rejection and disappointment. Read more about Preparing Emotionally for Missionary Service[…]

Free Newsletter for Prospective and Current LDS Missionaries

Would you like a free missionary newsletter emailed to you each month?  The newsletter is entitled Be Prepared: A Newsletter for Prospective & Current LDS Missionaries.  If so, please send me your name and email address (or that of your missionary son or daughter) to vfulmer@facebook.com   Your name and email address will be kept Read more about Free Newsletter for Prospective and Current LDS Missionaries[…]