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How the Missionary Age Change Was an Answer to This Mother's Desperate Prayer

by Rachel J. Trotter | Mormon Life

I love this moment a mother describes her "gut-wrenching" prayer for her son. "That night as I prayed I pou...


LDS Church's Provo MTC Will Expand South into BYU Campus

by Deseret News | Official Church Info

The expansion in the number of LDS missionaries over the past year will be met with an expansion of the chu...


Missionary Age Change Decreases Enrollment at BYU–Idaho

by News.lds.org | Official Church Info

Statistics released for fall semester 2013 at Brigham Young University–Idaho show a total campus enrollment...


Part 2: 18 is NOT the New 19 – The Elephant in the Room

by Middle-Aged Mormon Man | Best of LDS Blogs

As the feedback to the post started rolling in, I was surprised to see how many different perspectives were...


18 Is Not the New 19 for Missionary Service

by Middle-Aged Mormon Man | Best of LDS Blogs Opinions & Features

I saw this coming – the good and the bad – and you probably did, too. Last October, President Monson announ...


Mormon mission age drop not as significant as feared on Utah colleges and universities

by Deseret News | News from Utah

The enrollment fallout at Utah colleges and universities from the age drop of LDS missionaries will not be ...


Mexico City MTC training hundreds of missionaries

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Several weeks ago, Bryce Rodabough was serving as a Bingham High School student body officer, sporting T-sh...


Missionary Service: Guys Have it Easy

by Middle-Aged Mormon Man | Best of LDS Blogs

To serve a mission or not to serve a mission, that is the question... Guys have it easy - the answer is "Ye...


Quiz: How much do you know about the changing face of Mormon missionary work?

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Almost 10 months after President Thomas S. Monson announced the lower age requirement for missionary servic...


BYU Cougars expect small recruiting classes for next few years

by Salt Lake Tribune | Saints & Sports

Of the 11 known high school football players who have committed to sign with BYU next February, only one is...