LDS Sister Missionary Clothing

Sister Missionary Clothing

Now that we’ve gone over whether or not you should serve, let’s talk about how you should dress. For elders, it’s pretty simple – a couple of suits and ties, and some shorts and t-shirts for p-days. If only it were that easy for girls – there’s SO much to think about! When you receive…

Sister Mormon Missionaries

Should I Serve a Sister Mission?

Some of you ladies might be trying to decide whether or not to serve a mission. In the end, it is between you and God, but hopefully this will give you some things to think about. For starters, sit down and think about why you are considering serving a mission. Be honest with yourself. Please…

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A Letter to a CES Director

Recently a CES director asked a lifelong Latter-day Saint to share his concerns about the church. In response, he 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 released it…

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What if You Were an Investigator

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…

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Understanding the Mormons Who Leave

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…

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Success Through Service

My third area was one of the most difficult. Due to its massive success the previous year, there were four sets of missionaries in an area that could only sustain one. People who wanted to convert already did and the rest were sick of the white boys in ties clapping (Brasilians don’t knock) at their…