Mission Leadership Seminar

President Ballard challenges mission leaders to help elders, sisters discover their ‘missionary purpose’ President M. Russell Ballard reflects upon his own spiritual growth as a young missionary to teach timeless lessons on inviting other to follow the Savior.
Changes due to COVID-19 should be seen as refining advantages, President Oaks teaches mission leaders The adjustments made to missionary work during the pandemic do not change the most basic principles of it or its leadership, President Dallin H. Oaks said.
Elder Uchtdorf underscores the ‘one thing’ at conclusion of seminar for new mission leaders "The Lord's promise has been fulfilled. The Lord has been among us," said Elder Uchtdorf in his concluding message at the 2021 Seminar for New Mission Leaders.
‘Love, Share, Invite’ event provides simple examples of sharing the gospel To love, share and invite is “a normal and natural pattern that fits right in with simply being a follower of the Savior,” said Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf during the worldwide broadcast.
The words of Christ are the best ‘why’ missionaries need, Elder Holland says “Please teach the scriptures to your missionaries,” Elder Holland told mission leaders. “Stand in front of them with your scriptures in your hand. Let those elders and sisters see where you find your inspiration."
How Elder Renlund relates a long, ascending mountain road and the Finnish word ‘sisu’ to lifelong conversion The road to eternal happiness depends on lifelong conversion to the truths of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ, said Elder Dale G. Renlund during the 2021 Seminar for New Mission Leaders.
Greater faith in missions comes when ‘higher love’ blends with ‘higher expectations’, Elder Andersen teaches Elder Neil L. Andersen taught mission leaders to follow Christ's example by ministering to the needs of individuals and inviting them to find greater faith in God.
Elder Bednar outlines 8 principles about spiritual gifts and Christlike attributes "The Lord determines if and when all spiritual gifts and Christlike attributes are received. Nevertheless, we should do all in our power to desire and become eligible for such gifts," Elder David A. Bednar taught during the 2021 Seminar for New Mission Leaders.
How understanding the ordinance and covenant of baptism will change one forever, Elder Nash explains Elder Marcus B. Nash said at the 2021 Seminar for New Mission Leaders: “The covenant of baptism is not a self-improvement program. ... We agree to live according to the prescribed pattern of discipleship."
‘The most worth’ is becoming transformed by the Savior, Elder Uchtdorf teaches Mission leaders who become transformed by the Savior can lead their missionaries through a similar transformation, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf taught during the 2021 Seminar for New Mission Leaders.
President Nelson teaches new mission leaders how ‘repeated, miraculous tutoring’ prepared Joseph Smith for his calling "You, too, can and will be guided by heaven in your work as you seek direction, guidance and inspiration from on high," President Nelson said during the 2021 Seminar for New Mission Leaders.
President Ballard at Mission Leadership Seminar: Why preaching the gospel is the ‘most important duty’ President M. Russell Ballard echoed the Prophet Joseph Smith's words: "After all that has been said, the greatest and most important duty is to preach the gospel."
President Cordon at Mission Leadership Seminar: A building pattern for missionary work President Cordon details how being anchored to Christ and having secure relationships with fellow Latter-day Saints helps members and missionaries become life-long disciples.