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Cook Islands News Profiles Mormon Missionaries

Missions enable closer relationships with God and lives filled with service to others

“Serving in the Cook Islands is a young man who has foregone all worldly ambitions and goals to focus on a two-year proselyting mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,” The Cook Islands News reports this week.

The article continues: “His name is Caleb Timu, but now known as Elder Timu. You may have seen him riding on his bicycle in a white shirt and tie with a knapsack on his back with his companion and associate Elder Bennett.

“An article from the Australia Courier Mail quote: “Once hailed as the Broncos' next Gorden Tallis, league prodigy Caleb Timu, 19, has traded footballs for a bible and a push bike. Timu has quit the Broncos to embark on a two-year Mormon mission, putting a career destined for stardom on hiatus.”

Read more at The Cook Islands News.





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