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The Strength Behind the Missionaries

The Strength Behind the Missionaries

You are probably aware, from the letters your sons, daughters, friends, or even parents send home that they are kept very busy and regularly have amazing experiences that test their mettle and increase their testimonies. But most of us don’t stop to consider the hard...

Truly “Serving” A Mission

Truly “Serving” A Mission

As we have seen in recent months, in some cases nothing could be further from the truth. Following the aftermath of hurricanes in both Florida and Texas, the areas were flooded a second time—with LDS missionaries, sleeves rolled up, mud on their shoes, and ready to work hard to bring relief to God’s suffering children. One stick and shovel-full at a time debris was cleared, trash was removed, and mud was scooped out. One hug at a time people realized they were not alone. Hearts were softened and a degree of comfort was given.

How Does Serving a Mission Change you?

How Does Serving a Mission Change you?

You may have heard the phrase “He left as a boy, but returned as a man.” This is, in so many ways, a true statement - for young women as well. A young man will continue to grow taller, his neck may fill out, and his shoulders grow wider until he is about age 21 or...

Receiving the Call

Receiving the Call

Nothing is awaited with more excitement, apprehension, fear and joy than the envelope containing a call to serve a mission for the Church of Latter-day Saints. Dreams of faraway places, strange languages, and interesting food experiences inspire the imagination and...

Called to Serve

Called to Serve

Here at LDS Mission Tracker, we often receive orders from people sending their third or fourth, or even their fifth child on a mission. For first-timers, preparing a child to serve a mission and getting through the application process can feel overwhelming, and there...

What Do the New Mission Boundary Changes Mean?

What Do the New Mission Boundary Changes Mean?

Mission Boundary Changes At LDS Mission Tracker, we strive to maintain accurate mission boundaries so that our maps are up to date. It was announced last spring that the boundaries of several missions would be changed beginning in July of 2018. We want to assure you...