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How One Couple Went from Working for the CIA to Serving a Mission for the Church

by Church News | May 24, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

They were world-traveling career CIA administrative employees who had lived in Ecuador, Macedonia, Argentin...

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Rising Latter-day Saint Opera Singers Say Missions Helped Them to Get Where They Are Today

by Church News | April 18, 2019 | Mormon Life

Mary Hoskins and her brother Jonah Hoskins are two rising stars in the opera business. According to  C...

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When Your Child Decides Not to Serve a Mission

by Katie Lambert | March 16, 2019 | Mormon Life

Editor's note: Not every family's reaction to a child not serving a mission is the same, and  LDS Livi...

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From Mission Fasts to the Testimony of a Former NFL Player: How These 7 Temple Sites Were Acquired

by Katie Lambert | February 28, 2019 | Mormon Life

There's an excitement felt by all members when a new temple is announced. Whether these temples are built i...

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Why Elder Rasband Was Initially Disappointed with His Mission Call and the Scripture That Changed His Mind

by Elder Ronald A. Rasband, excerpted from "Led by Divine Design" | February 13, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

There was never any question in my mind that I would serve a mission. The only question I had was, “Where w...

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David Archuleta Talks New Christmas Album with "Billboard," Shares How His Mission Helped His Career

by Billboard | Mormon Life

"Taking that two-year break to be a missionary helped me gain independence," Archuleta shared with  Bi...

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After Incredible Conversion, Sister Missionary Sells Her Hair to Serve Mission

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Kellys Fandiño's mother bought a book she would later discover was the Book of Mormon; the entire family fe...

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3 Powerful Lessons Having a Mission Companion with Depression Taught Me About God's Love

by Lucy Stevenson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Throughout my service as a full-time missionary, I was blessed to serve closely with many people who touche...

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First Presidency Calls 8 New Mission Presidents to Serve in Utah, Brazil + More

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | From the Church Mormon Life

From Utah to Brazil and Japan to Canada, the First Presidency has called eight new mission presidents and t...

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Why God Didn't Call Me on a Mission I Longed to Serve

by The Mormon Women Project | Mormon Life

Anna Lenhart struggled for years with the decision to go on a mission. She'd wanted to serve since she was ...