About a year into his mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Moscow, Russia, Warren and his companion were frustrated that they had only made three contacts in six weeks.
"We thought there's gotta be a better way to get them to listen," Warren said, "We did a brainstorming session. My companion had a brother who served in France and did chalk drawings."
Warren loved the idea. His mission president loved the idea. Most importantly, the Russian people loved the idea. He described his first drawing as a "dinky practice" of Joseph Smith's first vision, but right away it drew the curiosity of a local man who asked if they were Mormons and if he could learn more.