Resources for LDS Missionary Preparation

Resources for LDS Missionary Preparation

This article reviews key materials that prospective missionaries can use to prepare for missionary service.   Standard Works. It goes without saying that prospective missionaries should read all four books of scripture before their missions. Order printed scriptures....
Church Updates Missionary Handbook

Church Updates Missionary Handbook

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles have approved several updates to the Church’s handbook for missionaries to address commonly asked questions from missionaries and mission leaders and clarify existing standards. Examples of updates:...
How to Apply for a Senior Mission

How to Apply for a Senior Mission

Have you thought about serving a senior mission? Too scary? Too expensive? Don’t want to leave the grandkids? Here are answer to all these questions. Too scary? Most senior missions are not proselyting missions and they don’t have the same rigorous...
Church Publishes Second Edition of ‘Preach My Gospel’

Church Publishes Second Edition of ‘Preach My Gospel’

Nearly 20 years after the first publication of Preach My Gospel: A Guide to Missionary Service, the Church has published a second edition. Preach My Gospel helps missionaries and members to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. The second edition provides updates based on...
Video: How Can I Love, Share, and Invite as Jesus Did?

Video: How Can I Love, Share, and Invite as Jesus Did?

Watch a new Church video “How Can I Love, Share, and Invite as Jesus Did?” Love, Share, and Invite are principles to help you share the gospel in ways that are right for each of God’s children. As you think about these ideas, pray to Heavenly Father for...
Tour the Provo Missionary Training Center

Tour the Provo Missionary Training Center

Want to take a tour of the Provo Missionary Training Center (MTC)? You can do so in three ways: in person, virtual tour, or video tour. The Missionary Training Center allows tours for Church youth groups as well as for families and other members of the general public....
Fifth-Sunday Meetings Focus on Sharing the Gospel

Fifth-Sunday Meetings Focus on Sharing the Gospel

The fifth-Sunday lesson on July 31, 2020 will center on the responsibility, joy, and blessings of sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. Leaders received instructions in a Sharing the Gospel broadcast on June 25 and will share what they learned with other members in a...
Advice from Returned Missionaries About Serving a Mission

Advice from Returned Missionaries About Serving a Mission

If you want to serve a mission but are nervous—or have lots of questions you wish could be answered—watch these videos with advice from 10 returned missionaries and members of the Pacific Area Presidency to help answer your questions. Mission Q&A—Advice for...
Video: How to Be a Member Missionary

Video: How to Be a Member Missionary

Having trouble sharing the Gospel in an ever changing world? Or not even sure where to start? This entertaining video created by missionaries shows how you can more effectively share the gospel using social media.   Posted by Hunter Evans on Tuesday, February 16,...
Video: Benefits of Serving a Mission

Video: Benefits of Serving a Mission

“Why Missions Rock” is the title of a video created by missionaries. Presented in a fun, quippy way, this video explores the benefits of serving a mission from the perspective of those currently in the field.  The video was created by a group of missionaries,...
Growth in Missions During the Last 10 Years

Growth in Missions During the Last 10 Years

Since 2012, the number of missions in the Church has grown from 347 to 409. The Church News has created two infographics that show the regions of the world with the largest increases and the U. S. states with the largest increases. See the article “Graphs Show...

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