Truly “Serving” A Mission

We are all familiar with the phrase, “My (son or daughter) is serving an LDS mission in Peru, Madagascar, Louisiana, Pocatello,” etc. The words bring to mind images of neatly dressed missionaries with clean hands and neatly organized backpacks filled with...

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...

Will Your Missionary Be Able To View The Eclipse?

It is hard to imagine that anyone could have escaped the news that there will be a total eclipse next week. This will be the first total eclipse viewable in the contiguous United States in 38 years. Many of you will be able to look up and watch this wonder of the...