It's probably not many who remember that the Mormon Church has had a mission open in Iran. It was from July to December 1975 1978. The Mormon Church was officially approved 1977, and it was the first country in the Middle East.
Two apostles visit to Iran where, äldstena Thomas S. Monson and Howard W. Hunter. There is no activity now in Iran because the political situation, but there are members of the Mormon Church of Iranian origin living in other countries. Read more
Mormon Church wants to be a mother church of the time, and decided to meet people chatting on the internet. A pilot project was started in 2006 on www.mormon.org when they added a chat function. There are currently 38 computers at the center which will be expanded as needs increase.
The missionaries sitting in front of a computer and chatting with interested people from around the world in English, but they plan to launch it in Spanish too. Working sessions are at 10-21, 11 hours / day in 6 days / week. Chatting: The number is increasing.
At the beginning of last year there were about 100 pcs / day, now it's about 500 pcs / day. Chat time varies from 5-50 minutes. This has resulted in 20-25 baptism date can be attributed to chatting. When necessary, they will help ordinary missionaries to the IRL (In Real Life) so the investigators come to church. All missionaries must make 12 hours at the center during their training.
Although chatting Mormon missionaries answer any possible question that people come with, so it is about clarifying the Mormon Church's faith and doctrine. If it shows up chatters who want to argue, anti-Mormons, so they are ignored, the argument does not go anywhere. Although most anti-Mormons are honest in their questions and then answer the missionaries happy to answer questions. Read more