Given by Elder Tad R. Callister, of the Seventy, in the Provo Missionary Training Center on October 7, 2008 Many years ago I entered the Mission Training Center as a young enthusiastic missionary. The training was shorter and simpler then, but the spirit was just as powerful. I have long forgotten most of what was said, but an observation
Just got your Mission Call Letter? I remember it so fondly. Ah. Regardless, I’ve compiled a list of 45 things to know before entering the MTC. It’s a list of things that I wish I would have known prior to my entry, and I’m sure it can be beneficial to you as well. 1. Get
…you are called of God, by prophecy, and by the laying on of hands to preach the Gospel… (Articles of Faith 1:5) You are “commissioned of Jesus Christ” (D&C 20:73). Christ is “the true light that lighteth every man that cometh into the world…” (D&C 93:2) The Priesthood is like a spiritual power of attorney
1) Let yourself stretch. That’s what a mission does to you. Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not crack under pressure. 2) 50 push-ups in the mornings feels good. Don’t just do sit-ups in bed! 3) For at least one day each week, completely refrain from thinking about home. 4) Homesickness means you are
Only at the MTC will you find: More than 3,000 college students who are happy to go to bed at 10:30pm or earlier. That the ironing boards in the hallways are used for everything BUT ironing, i.e. Taking “Matrix-type” pictures. Teenagers singing the First Vision. In more than 30 languages. People asking you, “Where are
To download the following Plan of Salvation Cutouts, click on the download link at the bottom of the page. Scouring the internet for a GOOD set of Plan of Salvation cutouts was difficult to find. Therefore, I’ve made my own set. I used these many many times while teaching as a Missionary, and it was
So, as I’ve searched the internet for good, free, baptism program templates, I’ve realized that there aren’t any! So I went ahead and created one that looks nice, stylish, and doesn’t suck. It’s free for use! Go ahead and download it here. If you like it or have any changes/suggestions, let me know. Otherwise, enjoy!
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