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

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 New Zealand MTC than myself. […]

April 23, 2014 at 8:32 pm 0 comments

MISSION GEEK: ONE TRICK EVERY MISSIONARY SHOULD 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’, which I know you want […]

April 10, 2014 at 9:02 pm 1 comment

Tips for Packing Your Mission Carry-on Baggage

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 mission! Carry-on baggage dos and […]

March 27, 2014 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

MTC using Skype for Language Training

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 their mission language. In the […]

May 31, 2013 at 1:06 pm 1 comment

Some Missionaries called ‘Stateside’ Report to Mexico MTC

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 Mexico MTC up and […]

May 14, 2013 at 8:05 pm 0 comments