According to mission myth, the two periods when most missionaries go home is at the three month mark and the seven month mark. After our missionary shared this bit of missionary lore with us, I began to think about it and it made sense.
Let’s have an honest discussion of what makes a good leader. All of us have experienced poor leadership and all of us have experienced good leadership. Being someone who has been both the follower and the leader, I’d like to offer some insights into what makes a good missionary leader. (You may fill in mission president, assistant to the president, zone leader, district leader, sister training leaders, trainer, or participant on a mission leadership council.)
I Am a Stranger
When does the pain stop when your missionary leaves home?
Every year, our family has a traditional Easter egg hunt with a twist. The plastic eggs when opened each contain a small token reminding us of some aspect of Jesus Christ’s agony in Gethsemane, His death on the cross, and His miraculous overcoming of death.
“My companion is the biggest tool I’ve ever known!”