Entries by Jimmy

Preparing for the Physical Demands of a Mission

“Bishops and stake presidents have the serious responsibility to identify worthy, qualified members who are spiritually, physically, and emotionally prepared for this sacred service and who can be recommended without reservation” (First Presidency letter, Dec. 11, 2002). I have written previously about preparing for the emotional demands of missionary service, and much of this site is […]

Mission Prep Quotes from April 2020 General Conference

Spiritually Defining Memories by Elder Neil L. Andersen “Sister Damasio told me that missionaries in her village had given a priesthood blessing to a critically ill baby who miraculously recovered. She wanted to know more. As she prayed about their message, an undeniable witness of the Spirit confirmed to her that Joseph Smith was a […]