Elder Holland tells missionaries to “invest” in the work

There might have been a more exciting time to be a missionary in the Church, “but I do not know when that would be,” Elder Jeffrey R. Holland declared to the missionaries at the Provo Missionary Training Center in a devotional address January 15.

“There is an enthusiasm, an excitement, a zeal right now that is unlike anything I know of in recent years,” Elder Holland said. He referred to the dramatic increase in interest since President Monson announced in October general conference the lowering of the age of eligibility for missionary service to 18 for men and 19 for women.

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