This is just a small list of talks that I’ve compiled that I really wish I would have read before going on my Mission. They completely changed the way that I think and saw the way that I did Missionary Work. Listed below, are four other books that really helped my thought process as well.
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
The other day, someone asked me, “Do you have a list of all of your favorite LDS talks?” In fact, I do! This isn’t necessarily in any specific order, although I do think that this first one listed by Brad Wilcox is by far my favorite. So give them a read! They’re great! It’s hard
This talk was given by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland in the Missionary Training Center (MTC) on January 11, 2011. It’s entitled “Feed My Sheep” and was a precursor to the talk that he gave in General Conference. Download links to the MP3’s and PDF files are located at the bottom of the page. What a
Brothers and Sisters, Welcome. I’m grateful that you’ve come. And I’m glad that you’re here. Parents, I’m glad that you came. I appreciate your support, but tonight, I am here to speak to the young people. And young people, this message is for you. Tonight, we’ll be dealing with a topic that is very important.
Bruce R. McConkie was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when this fireside address was given at Brigham Young University on 1 June 1980. I have sought and do now seek that guidance and enlightenment which comes from the Holy Spirit of God.
Brad Wilcox was serving as a member of the Sunday School General Board of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as well as a BYU associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education in the David O. McKay School of Education when this devotional address was given on 12 July 2011. I am
by Elder Boyd K. Packer Marriott Center, 15 October 1996 I speak to you today as a teacher. I reflect the influence of a teacher that I knew more than fifty years ago. As is often the case, the influence of that teacher did not center on the subject he taught. Dr. Schaefer was a
If there are problems in the mission that you can give me light on so that I can help your President and help you, that’s what I’d like. if there are situations that are difficult, if there are problems that are unknown – let me give you one example: In one of the missions I
(From a devotional given at Ricks College, 27 September 1988.) I have to tell you this is quite an awesome experience to stand before this many people. I have the opportunity of speaking fairly regularly in the corporate world, but rarely to four thousand people, and I want you to know that it’s a great