Mormons on Facebook share how the missionary age change has impacted them
The recent age change for LDS missionaries has sparked quite the response among faithful Mormons. In the weeks following the announcement, the LDS Church saw missionary applications jump nearly 500 percent.
The change has also received attention from national media outlets, most recently from The New York Times.
We asked readers how the change has impacted their lives. Here are just a few of the hundreds of responses we received.
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- New mission presidents
- Defending the Faith: The mystery of the... 79
- Former BYU star Ena fitting in well at... 76
- Ralph Hancock: Religious freedom and... 75
- Mitt Romney Sundance film gives... 66
- Dick Harmon: Holmoe's outward interest... 63
- Are church youth dances outdated? 63
- Number of LDS converts, missionaries... 56
- Letter: Wrong wage approach 47