Though we are a “peculiar people,” through some simple acts, we can help correct the misconceptions that surround our faith and, in doing that, maybe create a desire in another person to know just a little bit more.
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"It is with great sadness that we share news of the death of a young missionary. Sister Heidi Andrea Ortega Huber, age 22, died yesterday after she came in contact with a live electrical wire."
“Every year tens of thousands of young men and young women, and many senior couples, eagerly anticipate receiving a special letter from Salt Lake City...The content of the letter affects forever the person to whom it is addressed, as well as family members and a great number of other people."
Young adults typically leave home to study, to work or to travel. But missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leave home, sometimes across the world, to serve others and teach about Jesus Christ. A new video follows two of these young Mormon missionaries, giving a glimpse into what missionaries do and why they do it.
Mormon missionaries from the United States entered Botswana again last month after a four-year prohibition, U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, said on Thursday. Flake described how Botswana agreed to allow American missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as he delivered the keynote address at BYU's Religious Freedom Annual Review.
Despite the unpredictable urgency of the medical situation, everything went as well as, if not better, than could be expected. What was not expected was that this valiant young missionary would seize every personal encounter along the way to let the individuals know who he was and what he stood for.