Entries by Jimmy

Submitting Mission Application, Receiving the Call, and Preparing to Leave – Interview with Hannah Smith – Podcast Episode 17

This video is part 2 of an interview with Hannah Smith, a young woman in the process of submitting her application to be a full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Hannah talks about submitting her mission application, receiving the call, preparing to leave, and receiving the temple endowment. The transcript […]

Mission Prep Quotes from April 2022 General Conference

Preaching the Gospel of Peace By President Russell M. Nelson Today I reaffirm strongly that the Lord has asked every worthy, able young man to prepare for and serve a mission. For Latter-day Saint young men, missionary service is a priesthood responsibility. You young men have been reserved for this time when the promised gathering […]

Mission Prep Quotes from October 2021 General Conference

Becoming More in Christ: The Parable of the Slope By Elder Clark G. Gilbert “As a young boy, I had great aspirations. One day after school, I asked, “Mom, what should I be when I grow up: a professional basketball player or a rock star?” Unfortunately, Clark “the toothless wonder” showed no signs of future […]

Mission Prep Quotes from April 2021 General Conference

God among Us By Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf “As I pondered this question, I thought about our young American missionaries who served among us during those years. They had left the safety of their homes half a world away and traveled to Germany—land of their recent enemies—to offer divine hope to our people. They came […]

Seek Christ in Every Thought

I was asked to give a talk in sacrament meeting based on the October 2020 talk by Elder Ulisses Soares called “Seek Christ in Every Thought” so I thought I would share my remarks here. I think the topic is very applicable to missionaries and pre-missionaries. Elder Soares’ talk is about how we all suffer temptations […]