Remember This

    “Remember This,” Preach My Gospel: A Guide to Missionary Service (2018), inside back cover

    “Remember This,” Preach My Gospel, inside back cover

    Remember This …

    • Your purpose is to bring souls to Christ.

    • Prepare people to meet the qualifications for baptism in Doctrine and Covenants 20:37 and the baptismal interview questions.

    • Pray often for yourself and for others.

    • Rely on the Spirit to show you where to go, what to do, and what to say.

    • Be exactly obedient.

    • Study the language of your mission each day.

    • Plan every day and focus on people and the key indicators for conversion.

    • Work effectively all day, every day.

    • Ask for referrals from everyone!

    • Teach when you find; find when you teach.

    • Read the Book of Mormon with those you teach.

    • Teach people that an important way to know that Joseph Smith is a prophet of God is to read and pray about the Book of Mormon.

    • Contact the people you are teaching daily.

    • Bear testimony frequently.

    • Have a member at every lesson possible.

    • Always set specific dates and times for the next lesson.

    • Invite all the people you are teaching to baptismal services.

    • After each lesson, provide people with something to read and ponder in preparation for the next meeting.

    • Build relationships with members by serving them and working with the leadership of the ward.

    • Help ward leaders with retention and activation activities.

    • Help everyone you teach make commitments that will bring about repentance and will strengthen their faith in the Savior.

    • Love the Lord and serve Him the very best you can.