Tag Archives: Missionary Work

Mrs. Bader’s conversion

The Conversion of Mrs. Bader Two missionaries had been enjoying a beautiful spring day until they knocked on the door of Mrs. Bader.  She hadn’t noticed the lovely day, and it soon became apparent that she didn’t feel there was … Continue reading

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Willard Bean & Rebecca Bean – Missionaries in Palmyra

Willard Bean: Palmyra’s “Fighting Parson” By Vicki Bean Zimmerman accessed from LDS.org on 12.8.16 When Willard Bean and his young bride moved to Palmyra, New York, in the spring of 1915, they were the first Latter-day Saints to live in … Continue reading

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Rebecca Bean’s experience

Visions are not limited to prophets or to those in positions of authority. A special vision occurred to Rebecca Bean, who with her husband, Brother Willard Bean, serve a mission in Palmyra, New York from 1915 to 1940. They were … Continue reading

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The Gathering of Israel

I am teaching an Institute class right now – Teachings and Doctrine of the Book of Mormon FDREL 275, and wanted to put together some quotes that help students see how the gathering is to take place, especially with respect … Continue reading

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William Budge – Dedicated Faith in Jesus Christ

William Budge William Budge was a convert to the Church in Scotland, local missionary in the British Mission and on the continent for nine years, pioneer of Utah, and president of Bear Lake Stake for twenty-nine years. William Budge was … Continue reading

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The temporal salvation of man

The temporal salvation of man Taken from an address at a Church Welfare Meeting, Salt Lake Tabernacle, General Conference, Saturday, April 5, 1941. In 1897 when I was on my first mission, I found myself, one morning, distributing tracts in … Continue reading

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I Only Touched Ground Once

I would like to call your attention to what happens to a man in this church when he is converted to the truth. I hope you are all converts. I was in a meeting not long ago and I asked … Continue reading

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The Parable of Two Lamps

Among the material things of the past,—things that I treasure for sweet memory’s sake and because of pleasant association in by-gone days,—is a lamp. It is of the Argand type, commonly known in the day of its popularity as the … Continue reading

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The doctor isn’t home

I love this experience shared by Elder Matthew Cowley: When I went over to New Zealand on my first mission, I had only been there a day or two when a nice sister came running to me. And she said, … Continue reading

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I am afraid I can’t answer that

I should like to tell you an experience I had while laboring as a missionary in New Bedford, Massachusetts, some years ago. We were approaching the Easter Sunday, and I had a discussion with a minister of the gospel about … Continue reading

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