This category of posts is all about characteristics, traits, skills, and abilities that are needed in order to be an effective missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Learning the Language: Tips for Latter-day Saint Missionaries

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A large percentage of missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ…

The Book of Mormon’s Role in Missionary Work

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Last year, I wrote about the power of the Book of Mormon and…

Leadership Part 2: Captain Moroni

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This is the second in a series of three articles on leadership.…

Leadership Part 1: Jesus, the Perfect Leader

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As a missionary, you will have countless opportunities to lead:…

Work Hard, Obey, and Love Others

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When I was in the Missionary Training Center (the MTC), one of…

Open Your Mouth

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One of the most important and most constant tasks you must do…

Magnify Your Calling

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I have been trying for many years to read all the way through…

Learning a Language: My Experience Learning Spanish

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Many Mormon missionaries are asked to serve in places far from…

The Power of the Book of Mormon

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The second area I served in during my mission was called the…

Characteristics of a Good Missionary

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A common topic of discussion I have seen regarding mission preparation…

Missionary Characteristics: Humility

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My wife and I recently watched a movie called Errand of Angels…

Missionary Characteristics: Sociability

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I was recently reading Gospel Doctrine by President Joseph F.…