12 Misconceptions About Missionary Work

12 Misconceptions About Missionary Work. Is one of the 12 misconceptions about missionary work holding you back from sharing the Gospel? Here are 12 misconceptions about missionary work. We either tell ourselves these things, or we’ve been told them by others. Once we understand these are misconceptions, we can overcome them, and receive the blessings of sharing the Gospel. And, once we…

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How Mormon Missionaries are like Jedi

How Mormon Missionaries are like Jedi   As a missionary we often would talk about how Missionaries were like the Jedi, it was even brought up in a Zone Conference, one of the Assistants said, “President Wilkey is like Yoda, listen to him”. At lunch, everyone talked about how Missionaries are like Jedi. Here are…

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7 Ways to Come “Pre-Trained” for Your Mission. A Mission Prep Guide!

7 Ways to Come “Pre-Trained” for Your Mission. A Mission Prep Guide!   As a trainer on my mission, I often talked with other trainers about how training was going. We would share ideas and talk about how our missionaries were doing. Oftentimes 1-2 trainers per flight group would say something like, “It is super…

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5 Types of Letters That Missionaries Love Getting!

5 Types of Letters That Missionaries Love Getting! As a missionary, a good letter will boost your spirits, and encourage you to keep going when it is hard. As I was writing the article “5 things to avoid writing you missionaries about”  I started to think, what type of letters did I love to get?  I…

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5 Topics To Avoid Writing Your Missionary About

5 Topics To Avoid Writing Your Missionary About   Because of the drama surrounding letters and emails Pday became a day of mixed emotions when I was serving my mission. Some missionaries loved getting emails, and letters, but others dreaded emails and letters. Why did some love letters and others dread them? Because some emails…

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5 Critical Things My Mission President Taught Me.

5 Critical Things My Mission President Taught Me   When I was preparing to go home from my mission, our mission president called all the returning missionaries in and gave them this counsel to live by as we return home and start preparing for marriage. Some of these change slightly when you get married, but…

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5 Things I Wish I Was Told Before I Served A Mission.

5 Things I wish I was told before I served a mission   As a returned missionary, I often think of things I wish I had learned or was taught before I went on my mission or even earlier on my mission. These things would have changed how I taught, and my approach to my missionary…

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