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...

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...

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

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...