Everyone will tell you that it’s the “best 2 years”, but what is it actually like? This site is an honest look at the good, the bad, and the exhausting of being on a mission.Find Out More
Recently a CES director asked a lifelong Latter-day Saint, Jeremy Runnells, to share his concerns about the church. In response, Runnells wrote him a letter outlining his concerns and questions from a year of research into the Church’s origins. After sending it privately, he decided to publish the letter publicly on the internet. He even…
This post is in response to a lot of frustration being expressed on our Facebook page regarding what missionaries should know and what info they should share. It’s easy for us to look at things from the perspective of a member or even a missionary, but so hard to step into the shoes of someone…
One of the most important tasks you have as a missionary is reactivation. In many cases, reactivation can be even harder than making a new convert. To help reactivate someone, you need to understand them. John P. Dehlin, founder of Mormon Stories, was a strong missionary and a strong member, but went inactive because he…
The truth is not uplifting; it destroys. Historians should tell only that part of the truth that is inspiring and uplifting.
… it [masturbation] too often leads to grievous sin, even to that sin against nature, homosexuality.
Antidepressant drugs are prescribed in Utah more often than in any other state, at a rate nearly twice the national average.
President Hinckley has called us to make a concerted effort to double the number of converts who are currently being baptized each year.
…all other churches are entirely destitute of all authority from God; and any person who receives Baptism or the Lord’s supper from their hands will highly offend God, for he looks upon them as the most corrupt of all people.
Women should not feel obligated or be urged unduly to serve full-time missions… [especially] if it will interfere with imminent marriage plans.