Over 56,000 strong, the missionaries are a force for good in the world. Through their efforts thousands of new converts come into the Church every year.
These missionaries provide invaluable service to the Church and to people the world over.
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But what is the value of a returned missionary to the Church? And, why is it so important that the youth of the Church serve full-time missions?
The answers to these questions provide a powerful case for parents, priesthood leaders and youth to significantly increase the number of young men and women serving full-time missions in the Pacific Area.
Preparing more faithful missionaries is how real growth happens in the Church. It is evidenced not only by the number of new converts that result from their service, but also by the impact the mission experience makes on each missionary, and that positively shapes the rest of their lives.
Read the full message at www.ldschurch.org.nz.