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Published: Monday, March 24 2014 1:45 p.m. MDT

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Open Minded Mormon
Everett, 00

I'm so happy to read this --
I served my mission 35 years ago in Indo-China.

1.2 Billion China
1.0 Billion India

All Children of the very same God.

J in AZ
San Tan Valley, AZ

35 years ago you would have been in the Singapore Mission or the Thailand Bangkok mission. Those being the only two active missions at the time in the Indo-china region.

Lake Havasu City, AZ

Reading this reminded me of one of my sweet younger sisters, who along with her husband were serving a mission in China when she was taken ill, flown to Salt Lake where it was discovered she had a cancer inside her heart. We were all sad about this news, But her excitement over serving in China, Vietnam, South Africa, helped us all to cope with her untimely death 5 years after this diagnosis. Her testimony, "She knew the gospel had restored to the earth"


I don’t think the Gospel can even really be said to have opened up in Asia yet, comparatively speaking. At least, not on the mainland. I look forward to seeing the construction of a temple in India itself as well as in Bangkok and elsewhere in mainland China. And for stakes to be established there as well.

Medical Lake, Washington

It is always refreshing to hear that when the world at large is doing very poorly, the church in general is doing very well.

Bountiful, UT

Elder Holland visits our stake in Saudi Arabia fairly frequently, as well. Takes time to speak with every single member. Wonderful, caring servant of God!

Winchester, VA

Here is a story I heard in Germany: Stake President Dieter F. Uchtdorf interviewed a young Chinese student for the priesthood. On learning that he would be returning to China soon, President Uchtdorf suggested that he be ordained in China to be the first elder to be so ordained. The young man agreed and flew back to China on Lufthansa with you know who as pilot...

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