Spanish: My Experience Learning a Language

November 19, 2013 // 1 Comment

My Mission Call One evening in mid-April,I sat against the fireplace in the lounge of my apartment complex during my first year in College. With friends and family surrounding me, I ripped open my Mission call. With hands shaking and four cameras shoved in my face, different countries flashed ... [More]

14 Creative Ways to Find New Investigators

November 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

1. Sing while you walk Hey, people might think you’re crazy, but at least they’ll notice how cheery you are. And it’s always a conversation starter! 2. While exercising During morning exercises (whether jogging or walking), yell “Good Morning!” to people across the ... [More]

12 Ideas for Fellowshipping New Converts

November 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Remembering back to my Mission, either right before a baptism or immediately after, I would often think to myself, “I love this family so much. I hope that when I’m gone, someone takes care of them.” All the people that I was able to teach during my time as a Missionary hold a ... [More]

My Top 25 Favorite Book of Mormon Scriptures

November 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

I recently decided to go through the entire Book of Mormon, and in green, I highlighted all of the scriptures that made me “glad.” It took me quite some time to do, mind you. But in doing so, I found some pretty awesome scriptures that I absolutely love. To be honest, the majority of my ... [More]

Plates of the Book of Mormon: Explained

October 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

Large plates, small plates, 24 plates, yikes! There are a lot of things in Mormon Doctrine that are fairly easy to understand. However, the plates discussed in the scriptures are not one of those things. With all the plates talked about, it’s easy to get confused. I know I do. I’ve ... [More]

How is the LDS Prophet Chosen?

October 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered how the next Prophet is chosen in the LDS Church, if the current one were to pass away? Is it the most senior apostle that replaces him? Does God choose? Do they vote on it? Does it have to be unanimous? Or is it more like a Presidential election where the Apostles all have ... [More]

The Parable of the Camel

October 17, 2013 // 1 Comment

A traveler set up a tent in the wilderness. He snuggled under his covers for his night’s sleep. The night became cold and his camel poked his nose into the tent. The owner asked the camel, “What are you doing?” The camel replied, “It’s cold outside. If I could only put my ... [More]

Entertaining Children in Sacrament Meeting

October 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Whether you’ve been a member your entire life, or you’re an investigator new to Church, it’s pretty obvious to see that kids can get pretty restless during an hour and a half-long Sacrament Meeting. Nursery and Primary are taken care of with toys, activities, songs, sharing time, ... [More]

10 Member / Missionary Etiquette Tips

October 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Upon serving a Mission, I felt that the majority of the time, members were very respectful to the work that we were doing and treated us like we truly were servants of the Lord Jesus Christ. Occasionally, however, we ran into situations that were either inappropriate or uncomfortable. I thought I ... [More]

Mormon Lingo Made Easy

October 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

The following is a list of “Latter-day Saint Lingo.” Those of us who have been in the Church for a long time, or even born into the Church, we never think of some of these terms. For those who aren’t familiar, however, the adjustment and learning can be quite the task. For this ... [More]
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