Being a Mormon missionary builds character and teaches life skills, communication skills and how to cope with stress, say two young men serving in this area.
“It builds confidence and helps us learn how to deal with disappointment and rejection,” said Elder Christian Bowers, 19, Logan, Utah, who is in his seventh month of missionary work.
“People are very kind in what we have to share and very comfortable in where they are in life,” he said.
“Where there is no vision, the people perish,” said Elder John Postma, 20, Henderson, Nev., who has just wrapped up his two-year mission and returns to his family home in Henderson.
"We believe in our Savior Jesus Christ,” said Elder Postma. “Through Him all mankind can be saved. We believe that there is a living prophet on the earth today. His name is Thomas S. Monson. He is church president at the church headquarters in Salt Lake City.”