Elder Neil L. Andersen: "For those who are beginning the solemn yet liberating road of repentance, I give you my assurance that your Heavenly Father and His Beloved Son, whom you seek to serve, will strengthen you in having the humility and courage to share the complete truth, in overcoming your fears of disappointing others, and in accepting the time it may take to complete your repentance."
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Women who serve full-time missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gain quality developmental tools that provide leadership skills in the workplace and other areas of life, according to a new study released Tuesday.
Elder Henriquez and his companion were walking down the street when a drunk, trying to be funny, called out to them, snickering that he knew of some girls they would like. Elder Henriquez walked back to him and gently said, "We're missionaries representing Jesus Christ. Please afford us the same respect we afford you." Two days later, and a little more sober, Roberto, touched by Elder Henriquez’s words, felt compelled to find the missionaries again.
Because Morocco is predominantly Moslem, our most important directive here is the complete anonymity of anything religious. We represent Latter-day Saints Charities, but we wear no name tags and no religious dialogue must ever escape our tongues. The only tool I had in my toolbox appeared to be what I could communicate nonverbally.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the following statement from spokesman Daniel Woodruff on the passing of a young, full-time missionary in Central Africa.
A state of emergency has been declared in parts of Chile following violent protests and looting.