What a Woman with a Broken Umbrella Taught Me About the Gospel

Returned missionaries often keep precious mementos from their mission to remind them of the important lessons they learned. 

Whether it's a favorite picture or a collection of mission journals, these treasures remind them of the people they served and the lasting impact the gospel has on their lives.

And while an umbrella riddled with holes isn't exactly what would come to mind when thinking about these mementos, to Scott, it's exactly the right keepsake to remind him of what the gospel means to him. 

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“Uncomfortable.” “Intimidating.” That's how many people describe member missionary work. Clayton Christensen admits that he and his wife, Christine, felt that way in the past too. But they also recognized the tremendous blessings associated with the work, and they wanted to learn how to share the gospel in ways that would be natural and rewarding.

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