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6 Ways to Rethink Member Missionary Work

6 Ways to Rethink Member Missionary Work

Whether you are a returned missionary or not, as an LDS you are a missionary for life. A member missionary. However, your role is different as a “civilian saint” and sometimes it helps to have some pointers after you take off the name tag. Here are six. Editors Note: The intent […]

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4 Liberating Principles That Changed the World (And Can Change Your World)

4 Liberating Principles That Changed the World (And Can Change Your World)

Today is the 4th of July and it is independence day for the USA. Below are 4 truths that were believed and lived by the founding fathers of the United States of America. Because of their belief in these principles, the world is a different place. If you apply these […]

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8 Resources for Answers and Peace Concerning Women and the Priesthood

8 Resources for Answers and Peace Concerning Women and the Priesthood

The purpose of this post is to point those who are peacemakers to a few resources to help clarify the confusion that has been created in the recent dust storm of media about LDS women and priesthood. These are not to be used as weapons in debates, but as personal […]

by × June 22, 2014 × 5 comments
6 Things to Avoid When Doing Online Missionary Work

6 Things to Avoid When Doing Online Missionary Work

You are probably be here because of the online missionary work post. I hope you are anxiously engaged in this cause. It is a worthy cause that has huge potential. Click here to learn why it is so important to get involved. If you engage in online missionary work, you will […]

by × June 9, 2014 × 10 comments
4 Reasons Why Online Missionary Work is SO Important

4 Reasons Why Online Missionary Work is SO Important

You are probably here because of the online missionary work post on our site. I hope you are already anxiously engaged in this work. I also hope you know what to look out for as you do online missionary work. Here are 4 reasons why online missionary work is SO […]

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8 Powerful Reminders for Missionaries Who Come Home Early

8 Powerful Reminders for Missionaries Who Come Home Early

If you or someone you know came home from the mission before the time that the mission call originally prescribed, even if it was an “honorable release,” it isn’t easy. In fact, most missionaries who come home early drop into a winter of depression that is hard to melt. Click […]

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6 Ways to Activate the Power of the Atonement In Your Life

6 Ways to Activate the Power of the Atonement In Your Life

  You may have seen my article about why God gets angry. In short, His divine frustration comes when we don’t take advantage of the power that is given to us because of the atonement. Well, here are 6 ways that you can activate that power today. 1. Remember Where You’re […]

by × May 18, 2014 × 18 comments
1 Big Reason Why God Gets Angry

1 Big Reason Why God Gets Angry

I am not a huge fan of the idea that God is sitting up in heaven with thunderbolts in hand ready to strike down the first person to break the commandments. I don’t believe in the “angry-umpire god” who is just waiting to scream in our face “YOU’RE OUT!!!” when we […]

by × May 10, 2014 × 0 comments
9 Closets to Pray in when you Don’t have a Closet

9 Closets to Pray in when you Don’t have a Closet

IMPORTANT NOTICE: An entire mission of missionaries comes home almost daily. We are writing a book to help this amazing force of returning missionaries and need YOUR help! Your response can help THOUSANDS of recently returned missionaries by taking this survey. Click here to take the survey. “Ye must pour out […]

by × April 12, 2014 × 18 comments
"Squints" from The Sandlot glancing at Wendy Peffercorn just before jumping into the deep-end

8 Ways to Make Someone Like You

Squints was pretty bold when he faked drowning in the deep-end of the pool in order to get a kiss from his lifeguard crush Wendy Peffercorn. I can’t help but chuckle every time I watch this scene in The Sandlot. People will do the darnedest things to get someone to […]

by × February 13, 2014 × 6 comments