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.

Ideas for Earning Money and Saving for a Mission

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The blessings of missionary work are infinite and eternal, though…

Latter-day Saint Mission Cost? 

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How much does a Latter-day Saint mission cost? $400 a month,…

Truman Madsen

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 I was sad to hear that Truman Madsen passed away last week…

How to Write a Talk

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Giving impromptu Church talks is a pretty common request of missionaries.…

Preparing Youth for a Mission

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Note from the site editor, Jimmy Smith: Though they probably…

Special Missionary Preparation Issue of New Era

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I’ve added the March 2007 special Missionary Preparation Issue…

Practical Steps for Mission Prep

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"Practically Out the Door" is the name of an article in the April…

Mission Prep from General Conference April 2009

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As I listened to the General Conference talks last weekend, I…

Temple Is Important Part of Mission Preparation

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I received my temple endowment in 1995, in the Washington, DC…