Missionary Blog

Missionary Schedule

Missionary Schedule

I read a recent article in the church news, that indicated that the missionary schedule was going to to change. When I was a missionary back before "Preach My Gospel" our schedule was the same everyday. It was, 6:30 AM wake up study  until 10:00 AM and then don't come back until 9:30 PM. In Florida, they would allow us to continue teaching after 9:30 PM if we were in the middle of a discussion so that it would not kill the spirit knowing we had to get back and rushing out of our investigator's homes.  So the new policy...

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Missionary Quotes

Missionary Quotes

Here are a variety of missionary quotes to make you smile and brighten your day.Our young missionaries set aside their education, occupation, dating, and whatever else young adults would typically be doing at this stage of life. For 18 to 24 months they put it all on hold because of their deep desire to serve the Lord. And some of our missionaries serve in their more mature years of life. I know their families are blessed. In our own family, eight are currently serving as full-time missionaries—three daughters, their husbands, one granddaughter, and one grandson. (Russell M. Nelson)“Brethren, the spirit...

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Missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints The Real Tough Guys

Missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints The Real Tough Guys

While serving a mission in Florida, I met a man who had been in a rough spot, he was and is a member however, he had been to prison and was on parole, he was really trying to change his life but it was hard. He used to drive us around because in the area I was in we only had bikes. We got talking and he said the following: ". . . You know . . . you guys are the real tough guys. I always thought I was tough and that those in my gangs were tough but...

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Inspiration for Missionaries

As a former missionary I would like to give some tips to missionaries serving in the field. Although I served in the "dark ages" of missionary service (before "Preach My Gospel), I feel that giving some words of encouragement might help those on missions or those who are preparing to serve missions. Missions Are Worth it Although the savior never said the words "I never said it would be easy, I only said it would be worth it" the principle applies here. Missions are not easy but they are worth it. The skills that I gained as a missionary were...

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