Entries by Jimmy

Mission Prep Class: Lesson 13: Teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ (Part 1) – Video and Podcast

In this video and podcast, I am teaching Lesson 13 of the Mission Preparation class from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to my teenage kids. The lesson is called “Teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ (Part 1)” and discusses how missionaries help investigators complete the first principles and ordinances of the gospel–faith […]

Mission Prep Quotes from Oct 2020 General Conference

Moving Forward By President Russell M. Nelson “Our missionaries and mission leaders have been resourceful, resilient, and truly remarkable. Although most missionaries have had to find new, creative ways to do their work, many missions have reported doing more teaching than ever.” God Will Do Something Unimaginable By Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf “Many of our […]

Preparing for the Physical Demands of a Mission

“Bishops and stake presidents have the serious responsibility to identify worthy, qualified members who are spiritually, physically, and emotionally prepared for this sacred service and who can be recommended without reservation” (First Presidency letter, Dec. 11, 2002). I have written previously about preparing for the emotional demands of missionary service, and much of this site is […]