Around the web today for stories of interest to future missionaries, missionary moms, returned missionaries, member missionaries, and missionaries of every sort and variety.
The Cumorah Foundation “November Newsletter”– This month’s newsletter, which highlights progress in missionary work worldwide, highlights the dedication of Gabon, a West Central African country for missionary work. “The Church . . . organized the first official branch in Libreville in December 2012, assigned the first senior missionary couple sometime in early 2013, and received full government recognition in October 2013.”
- “Christmas Mission”– Celebrate Christmas and missionary work in this short film starring Corbin Allred from Saints and Soldiers. The film is now available on YouTube.
LDS.net “Need Help Finding Former Missionary” – A currently serving full-time missionary could use your help. He is looking for the missionaries who originally taught a man in the Sao Paulo Brazil mission, who is now getting baptized. Click the link for more details.
- Mark Albright “Baptisms in Mongolia”– How can missionaries teach the gospel in a language without even a translation of The Book of Mormon? Find out how one missionary did in this inspiring story. “Our entire family was converted by reading just a single verse of scripture from the Book of Mormon that the missionaries were able to translate for us onto a piece of scrap paper.”
- Rakthisud Saedan “Open Mission Calls”– I don’t think I’ve ever seen a group of people so happy as this brother and sister open up their mission calls at the same time.
Caleb Warnock “Free Mormon advent calendar aims to focus Christmas on Christ”– Christmas can be a wonderful opportunity to share your faith in Jesus Christ because there are so many additional opportunities. These free advent calendars you can put in your home will both put you in the holiday spirit and signal your faith to those who visit you.