In the spring of 1820, a young man named Joseph Smith took his questions to God. He knelt in a grove of trees and offered up his heart in prayer. These are his words describing what happened that day - the day that changed the course of history for people around the world.
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With MTCs resuming on-site training, most new missionaries will begin their training online at home for a third of their training. A new video from the Church explains how this approach provides unique benefits.
Elder Lance Smith is currently serving a full-time mission in Wisconsin and though he's far away from his family, he wanted to share a birthday tribute to his mother in the form of a song. The song is a cover of "Mom" by Garth Brooks and is liable to make you a little emotional.
In a unique decision from the Church, the Tonga Nuku’alofa Mission was recently divided to enable local missionaries to serve in Tonga while overseas assignments are not possible due to the pandemic.
In these latter days, we are sending missionaries to more places to share the gospel than ever before in the history of the Church. But what about places where missionaries cannot or generally do not go? We are still commanded to send our testimony to the people in those places.
Fourteen months after closing its 10 missionary training centers worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is preparing to reopen three teaching facilities for new missionaries, leaders announced in a news release Monday.
We are saddened to share news of the passing of two young missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who were killed in a head-on traffic collision on Tuesday in Denton, Texas. The missionaries were both assigned to the Texas Fort Worth Mission.