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3 Missionaries with Down Syndrome Who Have Made a Big Impact in the Church

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month this October, we wanted to highlight some remarkable Latter-day S...


Watch: Church Shares Easy Ways to Invite Others to See, Help, and Stay

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

It can be really difficult to invite others to experience the gospel. No one wants to be too overbearing, b...


What Happened After One Sister Shared the Only Place She Did Not Want to Serve a Mission

by Barbara Morgan Gardner, excerpted from "The Priesthood Power of Women" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

President Oaks instructed that “all priesthood authority in the Church functions under the direction of the...


Refinery 29 Highlights a Day in the Life of a Sister Missionary in New York

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

What could compel a 21-year-old college athlete on a full-ride scholarship to put her education, dating lif...


An 11-Year Mission, Imprisonment + More Early Saints Endured to Spread the Gospel

by R. Mark Melville and Reid L. Neilson, excerpted from "The Saints Abroad" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The scriptures are stocked with examples of how disciples, apostles, and missionaries overcome the hardship...


NPR Shares How a Jewish Man Became a Latter-day Saint Missionary

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

When Daniel Ortner was 18 years old, his faith in God was shattered. "My mom, when I was in high school, wa...


Latter-day Saint Whose Cancer Returned 13 Days Before His Mission Serves Unique Mission

by Emily Abel | Makes You Think

January 23, 2019—the day Kyle Dory of Laramie, Wyoming, eagerly looked forward to entering the missionary t...


Watch: Church Video Explains 4 Roles of Missionaries + Why We Do Missionary Work

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

Seeing young missionaries walking around and proselyting in fancy clothes with black name tags can be confu...


5 Questions RMs Will Be Surprised (and Delighted) You Asked

by Brock Booher | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following article previously ran on  LDS Living  in February 2015. I watched a young missiona...


How One Woman's Impromptu Speech Led to the First Sister Missionaries Being Called

by Kathryn Jenkins Gordon | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following article was originally shared on LDS Living in June 2016. Let’s consider a woman who really “...