Missionary Service Partnership a Success

In the Saturday morning session of April General Conference, Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Seventy invited all members to follow Christ by reaching out to others in service.  Missionaries in Houston, Texas, USA have been engaged in doing just that.

Kidnapped, Beaten, and Held for Ransom

Saratov, Russia, winter, 1998.   Two young missionaries serving for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints lay bound, gagged, and blindfolded in a frigid little room.  They had no idea where they were or who had taken them.  They only knew that two men were talking about ransom – and about killing them.

Houston Mormons serve homeless veterans

A successful second round of donations for the Adopt-A-Vet program this weekend put Compassionate Houston’s goal of 300 welcome home baskets in 100 days within reach. Compassionate Houston is a coalition of faith-based organizations and private citizens. Their goal is to provide a place to stay, social services and job assistance for chronically homeless veterans […]