This category of blog posts contains articles designed to help members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in preparing for a mission. The articles are on a variety of topics containing both practical tips for preparing physically as well as many posts on spiritual topics designed to help missionaries be prepared with knowledge and testimony of the restored gospel.

History of the For the Strength of Youth Pamphlet

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In December 2011, the pamphlet called For the Strength of Youth…

The History of LDS Seminary as It Celebrates 100 Years

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The LDS Seminary and Institute programs are wonderful tools in…

Patriarchal Blessings

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As I mention in my post on the mission application timeline,…

Missionary Requirements

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A reader emailed me and asked what are the requirements to serve…

What Does It Mean to Be Worthy to Serve a Mission

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Let's talk about what it means to be worthy to serve a mission. The…

Keeping the Sabbath Day Holy

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Keeping the Sabbath day holy is one of the best things you can…

The Mother’s Role in Mission Prep Part 2

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Last year, Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve…

Lessons Learned from Sheep and a Shepherd

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The Savior uses sheep and shepherd analogies throughout his teachings…

Respect for Women

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Learning respect for women is an important part of mission prep. A…

Scripture Mastery and New Seminary Site

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I'd like to talk today about Scripture Mastery, both the Seminary…

The MTC Experience – KSL Video

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This video shows what happens on the inside of the Missionary…

Missionary Preparation Class

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Spencer W. Kimball, 12th President of the Church, once asked…