Missionary Work

May 10, 2024 04:56 AM MDT
The kingdom of heaven is more inviting, more colorful, more remarkable, and more effective because “fishes of every kind” belong to it.
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May 09, 2024 10:20 AM MDT
A family once trapped by darkness was lovingly shown a way to invite light.
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May 08, 2024 03:00 PM MDT
I believe reading this book will help missionaries have a better mission experience, which will ultimately impact the rest of their lives.
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April 25, 2024 10:41 AM MDT
When Ashley Hatch invited her professional soccer team to a temple open house, she didn't realize until later how much the experience touched one of her teammates.
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April 16, 2024 07:36 AM MDT
“If there is one thing I know, it is that when Jesus Christ asks us to take His hand and walk with Him onto the water, we should have no fear in saying yes.”
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April 15, 2024 02:37 PM MDT
From a new Q&A, it’s clear that this iconic Latter-day Saint director’s passion for bringing true stories of faith to the big screen runs deep.
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April 09, 2024 02:57 PM MDT
Right before WWII, 79 missionaries rushed to escape Germany. They experienced miracles—and so did those who brought their stories to the big screen.
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March 14, 2024 07:53 AM MDT
When Jessica and Jeremy Rock competed in a new reality series, they had opportunities to share the gospel and strengthen their own foundation.
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February 12, 2024 01:24 PM MST
Maybe you’re like me and found it bittersweet to send your child on a mission. Here are a few thoughts to bring peace during the pain of saying goodbye.
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January 31, 2024 10:59 AM MST
Brighten a missionary’s day this February with these fun ideas.
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January 25, 2024 04:56 PM MST
“I think the more open you are about these things, the less weird it becomes.”
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Church leaders have also adjusted a policy: Prospective missionaries can submit their missionary recommendations up to 150 days prior to their availability date instead of 120 days.
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September 26, 2023 10:59 AM MDT
In my early thirties, I watched general conference for the first time and experienced a long-awaited message from Heavenly Father that began to heal some deep-seated wounds.
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August 28, 2023 11:41 AM MDT
From sharing her conversion story to praying the Spirit would touch people’s hearts, Miss Utah Sarah Sun has striven to be a window to the light of Christ. “So that when people see me, they see Him.”
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August 28, 2023 06:00 AM MDT
A Fortune.com editor wrote of Davis Smith, “Of all the founders I’ve interviewed, not one had ever even brought up their faith, let alone cited religion as a factor in any kind of decision-making.”
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August 14, 2023 07:30 AM MDT
In a new video from Church News, President Ballard, Elder Holland and Elder Cook reflect on the history and impact of ‘Preach My Gospel’ and how families can use it.
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August 07, 2023 06:12 AM MDT
Raised by a devout Baptist minister in India and living in Samoa, Elsie was an unlikely source for bringing the gospel to her home country.
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July 07, 2023 06:00 AM MDT
One Latter-day Saint’s journey to fashion success started with the Relief Society and has taken him all the way to the runway. Here’s how.
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June 30, 2023 12:53 PM MDT
The Church’s new Serve a Mission landing page can help answer questions for prospective young, service, and senior missionaries.
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June 29, 2023 01:50 PM MDT
The number of missionaries representing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has increased over the past year. Here are the inspiring numbers behind the shift.
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June 28, 2023 06:07 PM MDT
President Nelson recently announced a second edition of Preach My Gospel, saying, “It contains some of the best instruction I have ever seen to help people accept the Lord’s invitation to come unto Him.”
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President Russell M. Nelson announced the second edition of “Preach My Gospel” at the Church’s seminar for new mission leaders on June 22, 2023
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June 06, 2023 04:45 PM MDT
Read the stories of two faithful Latter-day Saint women, including a convert from Guatemala who inspired the Gospel Principles class and the consolidated Sunday meeting block.
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May 18, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
The Church couldn’t get past all the government red tape—until a well-connected local woman had a remarkably specific dream.
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May 05, 2023 06:00 AM MDT
When one woman’s mission ended sooner than she wanted, she felt her ancestors’ support in taking her next steps.
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April 10, 2023 09:56 AM MDT
Can you imagine being missionary companions with your sibling? Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon doesn’t have to imagine it—she lived it!
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March 21, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Day, we wanted to highlight some remarkable Latter-day Saint missionaries who have helped move the work of the Lord forward around the world.
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March 18, 2023 11:46 AM MDT
“People perhaps do not know who Jesus Christ and President Nelson are, but they can listen to their words in my messages.”
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March 16, 2023 06:00 AM MDT
Hamilton, Missouri, was once in serious financial trouble. But in a matter of a few years, Jenny Doan and her family transformed the sleepy town into a magical destination. How did the Doans do it? By the power of faith—and quilts.
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February 03, 2023 11:00 AM MST
Think of this as a job board for senior missionaries, and a lot of the opportunities listed are of “critical” need.
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February 03, 2023 10:00 AM MST
I had no idea that reaching out on LinkedIn from my home in Anchorage, Alaska, would lead to what I consider significant experiences with Georgians.
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February 01, 2023 07:00 AM MST
In 1951, Martha Ann and her husband, Abner, were called to serve an extraordinary mission, one that was never again duplicated.
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January 12, 2023 02:36 PM MST
For new missionaries training at the Brazil, England, Mexico, Peru, and Provo MTCs, the schedule for online, at-home training will be adjusted.
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On Wednesday, the Church announced that six new missions will be created in 2023—five of which will be on the same continent. Find out where they will all be located.
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November 27, 2022 12:34 PM MST
A recent convert in Spain. A Farsi-speaking sister missionary in California. An accidental but special phone call to bring them together.
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November 16, 2022 11:32 AM MST
“It’s not unusual for missionaries to have a time on their mission when they second-guess why they came out and if they should stay.”
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Elder Daniel Amako is the first full-time missionary called from his country. He has been called to serve in the Congo Brazzaville Mission.
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November 02, 2022 01:45 PM MDT
Courses are taught by experts in their fields and range from how to improve your scripture study to overcoming doubts to talking to your kids about tough topics like pornography.
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October 24, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Since the unprecedented age change requirement for missionaries in October 2012, what other significant changes have taken place? The full list might surprise you.
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September 21, 2022 10:00 AM MDT
Can you name the locations of all 10 of the Church’s Missionary Training Centers?
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The Church will close the Colombia Missionary Training Center in Bogota, effective January 2023.
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September 07, 2022 06:00 AM MDT
“Faithful Saints flew in from Puerto Rico and bussed in from Haiti. My husband and I watched in awe as people patiently waited outside because there wasn’t enough room inside to accommodate everyone.”
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September 06, 2022 12:45 PM MDT
Martins’ eyes fill with tears when he thinks about the influence of one man's willingness to share the gospel has had on generations of the Martins family.
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September 01, 2022 11:02 AM MDT
The options available to missionaries today are truly extensive, and service missionaries often benefit from these unique opportunities.
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August 10, 2022 03:39 PM MDT
A distraught teenager sought to leave his troubles behind and find relief in the US. He would not only find peace in the gospel but also help introduce it to South Dakota.
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August 05, 2022 06:07 AM MDT
Jonathan Monteon’s natural pull to God had waned a bit over recent years, but now something inside was tugging him back.
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“This app is miraculous. It allows us to be better instruments in sharing God’s word with His people, wherever they are, in whatever language they speak.”
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July 22, 2022 02:02 PM MDT
Instead of approaching missionary work by telling others that they need the Church, we can let them know that “the Church needs you.”
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July 19, 2022 02:29 PM MDT
The Church recently announced an invitation for congregations throughout the world to study and discuss the same topic on Sunday, July 31.
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July 16, 2022 09:00 AM MDT
In 2013, Carlos Martins, a Brazilian Latter-day Saint, sold his English-learning school chain for $720 million. But before that, he had a radical and powerful idea for sharing the gospel with the students they were teaching.
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Hundreds of Mozambiquans are joyfully entering the waters of baptism as COVID restrictions ease.
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