Pre-Mission Bucket List: 10 Things to do before the MTC

Here are some things you can do before you report to the MTC for your LDS mission! Pre-Mission Bucket List Sleep in. You could start adjusting now, but you’re better off enjoying lazy mornings while they last. Spend some time by yourself. It’s good to have some reflection time, and as much as you’ll love Read more about Pre-Mission Bucket List: 10 Things to do before the MTC[…]

MISSION GEEK: The New Zealand MTC – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

‘New Zealand’ probably dreams up visions of huge snow capped mountains, sheep covered rolling fields and fierce looking local tribes with tattooed faces, who war-dance in a pit surrounded by flaming torches. But in the best possible way, The MTC couldn’t be further from that vision. There are few people who know more about the Read more about MISSION GEEK: The New Zealand MTC – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW[…]

MISSION GEEK: ONE TRICK EVERY MISSIONARY SHOULD KNOW

There’s one trick that every missionary needs to know. It’s a super awesome secret that the best missionaries figure out pretty early on into their missions. And one I’m going to give you for free! (I know, how kind of me) Most missionaries learn this skill through some hard times, big trials and ‘rough patches’, Read more about MISSION GEEK: ONE TRICK EVERY MISSIONARY SHOULD KNOW[…]

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[…]

MTC using Skype for Language Training

The church is ever embracing technology as a tool to help accomplish the Lord’s purposes. One such tool that is starting to be implemented for some missionaries in training is Skype. The Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, has started using Skype for some missions as a way to help missionaries get more practice in Read more about MTC using Skype for Language Training[…]

Some Missionaries called ‘Stateside’ Report to Mexico MTC

If you’ve been called to a Spanish-speaking stateside  mission recently, don’t be surprised if you don’t stop in Provo, Utah for your language training. You might go to Mexico City, Mexico. Because of the huge influx of incoming missionaries this summer, the Provo Missionary Training Center is no longer able to accommodate everyone. With the Read more about Some Missionaries called ‘Stateside’ Report to Mexico MTC[…]

Provo MTC extends to Raintree and Wyview apartments

The LDS Church is renting out the Raintree and Wyview apartments to house it’s growing number of missionaries. Raintree Apartments become extension of MTC This week over 800 residents at Raintree Apartments were notified they would need to move out in a month to make room for incoming missionaries.  The LDS Church contracted to lease Read more about Provo MTC extends to Raintree and Wyview apartments[…]

MTC plans to expand campus to house more missionaries

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently announced its plans to expand the MTC campus to house more missionaries. The Provo Missionary Training Center could possibly expand it’s campus to include the lot South of the MTC and/or the field East of the MTC.  Here are some details about both of these areas. MTC Read more about MTC plans to expand campus to house more missionaries[…]