This was an unusual week, one filled with the Spirit and one that had us all thinking hard about what we truly believe. A great opportunity to see how strong our faith really is. Missionaries have a demanding schedule. Zone Conferences are long days of learning and training, but it is also so nice to … More Zone Conferences (Round 2)
We LOVE going to Zone Conferences! Missionaries from all over the zone travel to a centrally located church building. Some of them (us included) must drive several hours to get there. This time we all met in the chapel for some business and training. We took a break for lunch and a group photo. Everyone … More ZONE CONFERENCES (First Round)
I love going out into the mission, visiting and working with missionaries, and especially attending baptisms. I was able to do all of that on July 22. Here are some scenes.We met a Wiccan and got poured upon. A great day!One of my blessings is to be able to deliver cars to missionaries while out … More Road Trip!
The worldwide theme for missionaries is Teach Repentance and Baptize Converts. We do that here. A few scenes from around the mission illustrate the joy: a young boy who is helping bring a large clan back into Church activity, a teacher from Honduras, a soon-to-be missionary baptized by his recent convert father, a really bright … More Baptizing Converts
One of the best parts of serving here is getting to know such wonderful young people, who are the face and future of the Church. This group includes some of the very first missionaries we knew, and we will miss all of them greatly. They have such bright futures ahead. These missionaries literally lift others … More Brethren (and Sisters), adieu
It’s like Christmas. Every six weeks, we get to welcome a new group of friends for life. Truly one of our most treasured experiences. We often feel, as soon as we meet, that we have been friends forever. These new missionaries were welcomed by a hot, humid day. This type of weather makes your hair … More Welcome to the FTM!!!
Missionaries have hard times too. We need to understand that it won’t last forever. Good times are right around the corner. Sometime we feel like we are on that hike where the leader keeps promising that we are almost there–the end is in sight, but then we keep on going and going and we never … More Sometimes things are just hard..:(