“The Race”

“The Race” By D.H. (Dee) Groberg is a great poem that I heard for the first time on my mission. It means a lot to me especially because I was a runner in high school. But even if you are not a runner, the mission life, as well as life in general, can be compared Read more about “The Race”[…]

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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[…]

Misconceptions about LDS Missions

Have you planned to serve a mission since you were little? Have you heard others talking about serving a mission? Rumors can spread especially when they seem exciting or partly true. Here are a few common misconceptions about missions. Some are from those not familiar with the Church or missions in general while others are simple Read more about Misconceptions about LDS Missions[…]

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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[…]

40 Great Ways to Exercise on the Mission

As you know or will soon find out, exercising is part of the missionary schedule. Each mission may have a unique schedule that is tailored to the needs of the mission but exercising will still be crucial during your missionary service. No matter where you are called to serve you will have time allotted to Read more about 40 Great Ways to Exercise on the Mission[…]

LDS Mission Prep Guide: Important Things To Know and Do

Here’s a great LDS mission prep guide to help you prepare to serve as a missionary! Serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is a great opportunity and a privilege. However, there are lots of “unknowns” and uncertainty as you prepare to serve. I hope to add a few tips Read more about LDS Mission Prep Guide: Important Things To Know and Do[…]

How to Save Money for a Mission

Here’s a guide to help you know how to save money for your LDS mission. Below is a helpful list of 10+ ways to save money for a mission. Hopefully these tips will be helpful for you! Quick Guide: Overview      Important Things To Know      Ways To Make Money For A Mission      Read more about How to Save Money for a Mission[…]

LDS Missionary Schedule ~ BIG Changes!

This week the First Presidency approved new changes to the LDS missionary schedule that will allow mission president more flexibility to customize their missionaries’ daily schedules and will give missionaries a longer preparation day for relaxing, writing home to family, doing laundry, etc. LDS Missionary Schedule Changes LDS Missionary Schedule (Pre-2017) LDS Quotes About The New Read more about LDS Missionary Schedule ~ BIG Changes![…]

LDS Missionaries In Fatal Car Accident In South Africa

On December 23rd, Elder Nofo-I-Lelenga Latu of the South Africa Johannesburg Mission passed away in a car accident. Three other missionaries were in the car with Elder Latu at the time of accident and sustained minor injuries. Shortly after the accident Church spokesman Eric Hawkins issued the following statement: “We are deeply saddened to share news of Read more about LDS Missionaries In Fatal Car Accident In South Africa[…]