LDS Church News: President Monson counsels new mission presidents By Gerry Avant Published: June 28, 2008 12:00 am Updated: June 28, 2008 12:05 a.m. 7 Comments President Thomas S. Monson addressed new mission presidents and their wives Sunday during the 2008 Seminar for New Mission Presidents. He encouraged them to be like a parent to their missionaries, offering positive and inspiring leadership. Read the full story at MormonTimes.com Gerry Avant Gerry is a contributing writer and former editor of the LDS Church News. She is native of Georgia. [email protected] Like that? Read this. Faith 21 hours ago Southern Baptists see ‘judgment of God’ in #MeToo reckoning Faith May 22, 2018 In the US, Muslims are making slow inroads toward a greener Ramadan Faith yesterday Do you incorporate family history in your summer vacation? Faith May 23, 2018 How DNA is 'changing everything' about genealogy Faith yesterday Patterson out as president of Southern Baptist seminary in #MeToo shake-up Entertainment April 23, 2018 Quiz: Can you guess the amount of calories these activities burn?