being purified

Being Purified

(A letter written by a Stake President to his children in the Mission Field. This talk is also known as the “40-Day Missionary Fast talk. Take it as you wish.) One day, a member informed us that he had an investigator that was ready to be taught and he volunteered to attend the first discussion.

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mtc

Inside the MTC

Every year, thousands of Missionaries enter the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah. Not only that, but around the world. As of this date, there are 15 Missionary Training Centers operating around the world. Argentina, Brazil, Spain, and Peru are just to name a few. Missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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lds mission cost

LDS Mission Cost

Some of you may be wondering, “How much is my Mission going to cost me?” The cost comes out to around $400 a month, which means over the course of a 24-month period of time for an Elder, it will cost $9,600. And for a Sister over the course of 18-months, it will cost $7,200.

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easy missionary meals

Easy Missionary Meals (or anyone)

Thinking back as a Missionary, I had companions who I’m pretty sure lived for two years completely off of cold cereal. If it weren’t for the members who were very generous in providing us with a meal each evening, I think they may have starved. I prided myself on having a little bit more skill

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9 myths about mormons

9 Myths About Mormons

1. Mormons worship Joseph Smith While we do see Joseph Smith as the man who restored the true Church of Jesus Christ, we definitely do not worship him. We respect him and are very grateful for the sacrifice that he placed forth for the entire world, but we do not worship him. The only people

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parable of the bicycle

The Parable of the Bicycle

After I had come home from school one day, I was sitting in a chair reading the newspaper. My daughter Sarah, who was seven years old, came in and said, “Dad, can I have a bike? I’m the only kid on the block who doesn’t have a bike.” Well, I didn’t have enough money to

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