Around the web today for stories of interest to future missionaries, missionary moms, returned missionaries, member missionaries, and missionaries of every sort and variety.
- Deseret News “Mormon Missionaries”– Deseret News started a new Pinterest board to highlight all things missionary. It’s still pretty new, but check it out.
Lainey Prest “The Sister Missionary Song” -You need to check out these original lyrics set to the tune of Janice Kapp Perry’s “As Sister’s in Zion” and played by two missionaries on ukuleles.
Mormon Tabernacle Choir “Carol of the Bells”– A second song for your Sunday. This classic carol recently performed by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir should help you kick off the Christmas season right.
- Brian Passey “LDS Art Evolves” As member missionaries, we each try to find ways to share the gospel that are personal to us. For many, the visual arts are the perfect medium to share their testimony. This article explores the huge growth in LDS artists sharing their faith through painting. “One thing that links these diverse artists is the subject matter of faith, whether depicted through images of pioneers, prophets or Christ himself. ‘I just paint what I love — the imagery I love,’ [J. Kirk] Richards says. ‘It makes me think about life. It makes me think of the state of my soul. I often equate it with prayer. Painting, for me, is like a prayer for heavenly help.'”
Jordan Ormond “Sculptor of LDS temple Angel Moroni Passes Away”– The Angel Moroni statue that sits atop most temples has become a recognizable symbol of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Karl Quilter, the man who originally crafted it passed away yesterday, November 30, 2013.