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What Has Been Your Favorite Calling?: Poll + Top 5 Responses from Our Readers

by Katie Lambert | May 22, 2019 | Fun Mormon Life

Let's make this clear: all callings are equally important. From Nursery leader to bishop to Relief Society ...

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6 Ways to Rise Up to the Calling of Ministering

by Richard Anderson | January 30, 2019 | Makes You Think

Shortly after the special announcement by President Russell M. Nelson that we would now be “ministering” in...

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The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Respond to Misconceptions About Their Calling

by Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“Being called as an Apostle is not an accomplishment or achievement,” explained Elder Dale G. Renlund, disp...

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Asking to Be Released from a Church Calling: 4 Questions to Consider

by Austin Lee | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The big question: Should I “resign” from a Church calling? This is more complicated than it sounds. Some pe...

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President Eyring Shares the 5 Words President Faust Told Him When He Felt Overwhelmed in His Calling and Overcome by Self-Doubt

by Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“You may have times when you wonder if your call is beyond you,” President Henry B. Eyring told recently ca...

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What "the Worst" Church Calling You Can Get Is (and Why I Asked for It)

by Katie Lambert | Mormon Life

"What did you do, make someone angry? That's like the worst calling." I looked at my sister's text and smil...

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Elder Renlund's Humbling, 13-Word Conversation with His Father That Changed His Life

by Elder and Sister Renlund, "The Melchizedek Priesthood" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When I was released as a stake president, I was expecting a big thank you from the presiding authorities. I...

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7 Myths That Keep the Sabbath from Being a Day of Rest

by Yvonne Liu | Makes You Think

Sunday is a day of rest and a day of worship. However, there are some misconceptions that might cause unnec...

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A Message to Primary Teachers: You Have a "Sacred, Noble Stewardship"

by LDS Church News | From the Church

President M. Russell Ballard said, “Clearly, those of us who have been entrusted with precious childre...

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The Surprising and Touching Reason Elder Bednar Left a Stake Leadership Meeting to Attend a Sporting Event

by David A. Bednar, as excerpted from "One by One" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from Elder Bednar's book One by One .   Many years ago, while serving as a...