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The Harrowing Story of a Convert Missionary Trapped in Civil War

by Jeff Hampton | January 5, 2019 | Makes You Think

In 1980, a man named Samuel Doe led a military coup d'état that overthrew the elected government of Liberia...


Church Announces 4 New Missions, Boundary Changes for 12 Missions

by Newsroom | January 2, 2019 | From the Church Makes You Think

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the creation of four new missions and boundar...


5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Returned from My Mission

by My Life By Gogogoff | January 2, 2019 | Mormon Life

When I got home from my mission, everyone wanted to help me "adjust" back to the "real world." I got so muc...


8 Tips for Preparing for a Senior Couples Mission

by Sunny Morton | December 22, 2018 | Mormon Life

For many retired people, serving a senior mission can sometimes seem a distant dream, but recent changes to...


How the Rome Temple and Government Legislation Have Helped the Church Grow in Italy

by Church News | December 18, 2018 | Mormon Life

The Church News recently featured how the Church has grown in Italy since missionary work began in 1850. Le...


The Prompting That Helped One Teen Realize “It’s Never Too Late to Get Back on the Right Path"

by Jason F. Wright | December 14, 2018 | Mormon Life

I serve as a bishop in Woodstock, Virginia, and working with youth is easily the highlight of the calling. ...


Watch: How One Missionary Uses Parkour to Spread the Gospel

by LDS Living Staff | December 3, 2018 | Videos Fun

Thanks to  Meridian Magazine  for making us aware of this video. "The more you sacrifice, the mor...


Why I Didn’t Marry an RM After All

by Victoria Adams | November 8, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Back when I was in the Young Women program, I remember being told that RM needed to be at the top of my dat...


When Bullying Happens on Missions: What You Can Do About It

by Kelsey Berteaux | October 25, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

From the very first day, Elder Davis* knew it was going to be a hard transfer. He just didn’t realize how h...


The Lessons One Woman Learned After Following a Nerve-Racking but Undeniable Prompting

by Elizabeth Reid | October 19, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I stood on the porch and knocked at the door, my rapidly beating heart pounding against my ribs. You’d thin...