Missionary Leadership Skills

Missionary Leadership Skills

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...
I Was A Stranger

I Was A Stranger

I Am a Stranger   Who is a stranger? What constitutes a stranger? My husband was once a stranger. My now dearest friends were once strangers to me.   Our missionary mailed his first missionary journal home to us this last week. As I eagerly read through his...
A New Normal

A New Normal

When does the pain stop when your missionary leaves home?   I think everyone has a different response to their missionary leaving home. Some parents are so thankful that their child is able to serve a mission that there are only tears of grateful joy at parting....
A Tool With Greater Purpose

A Tool With Greater Purpose

“My companion is the biggest tool I’ve ever known!”   My overly loud laugh rang out with our congregation’s as we processed through this missionary’s double meaning, when he finished his thought, “He’s a tool in the Lord’s hands!” All of us listened as he shared...
Make Your Companion Laugh Game

Make Your Companion Laugh Game

Pranks. Practical Jokes. Dastardly deeds of trickery. What to send our missionary for the First of April in two weeks? Hmm …   After brainstorming for a bit, I decided to create my own “Make Your Companion Laugh Game”.   First, I searched online for the...
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