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Parents Preparing Missionaries

Preparing the Greatest Generation of Missionaries: A Mission for Every Woman" - Anne Pingree, 2003 BYU Women's Conf.

Raising the Greatest Generation of Missionaries - M. Russell Ballard - BYU Women's Conf. (PDF)

"What I Want My Son to Know Before He Leaves on His Mission" - James E. Faust - Gen. Conf.

Library Books & CD's

Making Your Home A Missionary Training Center - book by Joe J. Christensen  (Chapters on developing spirituality, social skills, nutrition, manners, exercise--start when your children are young to develop all of these good and necessary qualities and skills).

Raising up a Family to the Lord - book/CDs by Gene R. Cook 


Preparing for a Mission

A girl's decision to only marry a returned missionary in the temple - Richard G. Scott

 "And That's the Way It Is" - Bishop H. David Burton - Gen. Conf.  (Raising of the Bar)

"Becoming a Missionary - David A. Bednar - Gen. Conf.

"Faithful Laborers" - Loren C. Dunn - Gen. Conf. (stories of sacrifice of early missionaries)

It's a Privilege to Serve a Mission - Vaughn J. Featherstone - (excerpt)

"Missions--Only You Can Decide" - Devin G. Durrant, Gen. Conf. (Priesthood Session)

"Planning for a Full and Abundant Life" - President Spencer W. Kimball - Gen. Conf.

"Prepare Now For Your Mission" - Thomas J. Fyans - Gen. Conf.

Prepare to serve a mission - Blessings of missionary service - Pres. Hinckley (excerpt from Gen. Conf.)

"Preparing for a Mission" - N. Eldon Tanner (excerpt from Gen. Conf.)

Promises for serving a mission

Quotes about Preparing for a Mission

"Rest"  (Early to bed and early to rise brings more personal revelation)

"Running Your Marathon" - Joseph B. Wirthlin - Gen. Conf.

Sacrifice--Monte Brough (excerpt)

"Setting Goals and Progressing" - Spencer W. Kimball - Gen. Conf.

"Sharing our Blessings"  (FHE lesson from FHE Resource Book)

Special Missionary Preparation Issue of New Era

Staying Worthy

Sterling W. Sill's Mission  (excerpt from It's a privilege to serve a mission) - Vaughn J. Featherstone

"Success is Gauged by Self-Mastery" - N. Eldon Tanner - Gen. Conf.

"The Divine Call of a Missionary" - Ronald A. Rasband - Gen. Conf.

"The Making of a Missionary - M. Russell Ballard - Gen. Conf.

"The Power of Correct Principles" - Richard G. Scott - Gen. Conf.

"The Question of a Mission" - Gordon B. Hinckley - Gen. Conf.

"The Responsibility of Young Aaronic Priesthood Bearers" - David B. Haight - Gen. Conf.

"The Violin" - a story of sacrifice - President Thomas S. Monson

"To the Young Men of the Priesthood" - President Benson

Library Books & CD's

"Bless Our Missonaries in the Field and Lead Them to the Honest in Heart",  pp. 218-224, book: Glimpses into the life and heart of Marjorie Pay Hinckley (1999) 

Books by Randy Bott:  Serve with Honor, Return with Honor, and Prepare with Honor.

To Grow in Spirit  -  book by Joe J. Christensen.

"What I Wish I'd Known Before My Mission" -  John Bytheway


Articles for the Beginning of a Mission

Blessings from a Mission

Blessings of Missionary Service - Pres. Hinckley - Gen. Conf.

Emotions

Homesickness

Honeymoon Stage of Companionship

Learning a Language--Foreign or English

Marks of a Man

Mission Rules

Poem: Highs and Lows

Staying Worthy

"Why was it so hard to learn Italian?" - Ensign (scroll down)

Your Relationship to the Mission President


Articles for Near the End of a Mission

Ninety-Nine Yards Doth Not a Touchdown Make

Dealing with those who tease about going home

Marks of a Man

Writing Yourself a Letter

End of Mission Advice  - (excerpt from a BYU Dev.)

Home From a Mission - Ensign

When "The Best Two Years" Are Over - Ensign