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Why Do We Do Missionary Work?
We do missionary work in order to baptize and confirm. That is the doctrinal basis of missionary work.
Cast Off Thine Afflictions
Stuck with a broken leg, I read one scripture that changed my attitude.
Baptism Comes First
Missionaries are 600 times more successful when members participate.
Let Us Give You a Hand
Ryan Pegram is taking steps to apply the lessons he learned in band.
A Rebel No More
A missionary befriends a young man who hates going to church.
The Book of Mormon Has Come Forth
Questions and Answers
“My Christian friends believe in the Bible, but they don’t understand why we have the Book of Mormon. What can I tell them?”
Cheering Each Other On
Two friends helped make Brittany Crockett’s dream come true.
Friends Tend to Become Like You
Talk to your friends about the gospel.
From the Field
A Timely Testimony
A missionary sees the results of a chance meeting.
Temple Teens in Aberdeen
Scotland youth look forward to making the trip to the temple.
Water Polo and Prayer
For one young swimmer, following the example of his roommate changed his life.
Who Is Ready?
My prayers were answered in a most unexpected way.
The Extra Smile
Twin runners find their strongest support in each other.
Columbine: Ten Years Later
Is there anything to be learned after a great tragedy?
What Joseph Smith Taught
What does it mean to be a true friend?
The Deacon’s Baseball
His prize ball was ruined by some poor choices.
We’ve Got Mail