Why go to seminary?
What advice would someone who has already completed seminary give to you? Ask Dellon Murray of Georgetown, Guyana, and he hesitates for just an instant. It isn’t that he’s at a loss for words, it’s that he can think of so much to say that he doesn’t know where to start. One of the best things about seminary, he says, is that it helps you build friendships with those who share your values. “At school, we didn’t have a lot of friends who kept the same standards,” Dellon recalls. “So with most students you try to be friendly and do school work with them, but when it comes to hanging out, you have to stay away. In seminary, though, you’re around LDS friends who share the same ideals. It gives you a sense of hope.” A returned missionary who served in the Jamaica Kingston Mission, Dellon notes that all seven of his fellow home-study seminary students are still active in the Church, and that five of the seven have now served full-time missions. He says seminary also: • • Strengthens your test