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23 Things I Wish I Would’ve Known Before My Mission

My mission was different from what I thought it would be. I imagined I would knock on a door, the father of a family of six would answer, and the entire family would be baptized the following Saturday. Throngs of investigators would gather around the baptismal font and feel the Spirit and they would all be baptized the following week. I …

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NCAA Releases New Video Featuring BYU Basketball’s Tyler Haws

Tyler Haws: Man on a Mission

“It was a difficult thing, stepping away from basketball.” Tyler Haws, shooting guard for the BYU Men’s Basketball team, left for two years after his freshman season to serve a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Though it was hard for Haws, “I knew what I was doing was right.” In this new video released …

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You’re a Returned Missionary – Now What?

New Orem Mission

So, you’re home. You’ve been a missionary. The one goal you worked so hard to accomplish is complete. Long before your mission, you did all you could to prepare yourself to serve the Lord. If you grew up in the Church, you probably wanted to serve as a missionary from a very young age. You attended Primary and sang the …

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A Healthy Missionary

I recommend that health preparation begin at least two years in advance of the anticipated missionary service. Those who wait to prepare until the last minute or until after they have received the call to serve may not be ready and may even have their missions delayed. Check out this family home evening lesson on Health Preparation! Scripture: Alma 53:20-21 Hymn: Called to Serve- Hymn Book #249 Lesson: Missionary Health Preparation Treat: Sweet Potato Chips & Caramel Apple Cider Activity: Obstacle course, or healthy meals View entire lesson...

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