(Video) LDS Father Breaks Record On NBC’s American Ninja Warrior

An LDS father from Utah broke the record as the oldest participant to qualify for the finals on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. Watch the video: Story Quick Facts: Jon Stewart is 54 years old. Jon is a father of five from Washington County, Utah. Jon is one of the 15 finalists who qualified for the National Read more about (Video) LDS Father Breaks Record On NBC’s American Ninja Warrior[…]

108 LDS Missions No Longer Require Suit Coats

I’ve talked with so many returned missionaries who’ve served in hot climates and only wore their suit coat once or twice throughout their entire mission (usually on their first day in the mission field and occasionally on Sundays or for Conferences.)  I think this new rule will be a huge blessing to help missionary families Read more about 108 LDS Missions No Longer Require Suit Coats[…]

Healthy Missionaries are Happy Missionaries

Mission Health “Your health and safety are of great importance.  Maintain your health so that you can serve with all your heart, might, mind, and strength.” -Missionary Handbook Preventable Illness Hinders the Work Serving with all your heart, might, mind, and strength is nearly impossible when you’re sick! Every year, thousands of missionaries return home early Read more about Healthy Missionaries are Happy Missionaries[…]

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: 10 THINGS MISSIONARIES WISHED THEY’D PACKED

MISSION CALL in the mail box! Woohoo, I knew it. I just had that feeling. It was awesome. And then a few papers down I found… ‘THE LIST’. It was like the Christmas-list of stuff I didn’t really want to have to buy. (well I say ‘me’ but it was really my parents). It was Read more about MISSION GEEK: 10 THINGS MISSIONARIES WISHED THEY’D PACKED[…]

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[…]

Missionary Health Preparation

“Physical and mental preparation should begin at least two years before a full-time mission. . . Today about 3 percent of missionaries have their missions shortened by either physical or mental health problems. Losing three out of 100 missionaries may not seem like very many. But to the individual and his or her family, having a Read more about Missionary Health Preparation[…]