Well bit of a rough week in the area honestly haha. We couldnt find like any of our progressing investigators this week also Marcelo moved to a different city suddenly haha so he said he might move back in a few months, so another missionary will have a free baptism haha. Yeah so thats one of the cool things i learned in the mission is that there are always gonna be good days and bad days, maybe weeks sometimes haha but as the saying goes ¨The grass is greener on the other side¨ Thats one of the purposes of the gospel is to help us through our trials, not take them away, but to strengthen us in the midst of them!! Well hope all is well with you guys, love you all and I pray for you all everyday!!
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Wouldnt be the mission without ups and downs right?? haha. So Marcelo didnt go to church this sunday so we are gonna have to push his baptism date back a week. So this saturday we were contacting and we talked to this 16 year old, Elvio, outside his house we just sat down on some bricks and taught him and we were explaining baptism and he accepted a date for the 23 of june but it was pretty funny because after we had invited him he said ¨what do I have to bring to my baptism and what do you guys want me to wear? also i have a friend that i want to get baptized too¨ It was pretty cool but pretty funny too haha. So Elvio and his friend went to church yesterday so that was a cool miracle we saw this week. We´ve finally been improving with church asistence so thats another miracle we´ve been seeing. But everything is going pretty good, learning a tonnnn everday. Love you all!!
Picture: A PDay activity we did, it was super pretty
at 11:09 PM
So alot of our investigadores that had baptism dates have stopped progressing basically so we will probably be dropping a good few this week, maybe it will help them in the long run tho! So this saturday there wont be any baptisms, but the next saturday we have a date for a teenager called Marcelo. He is supppper dope. He is a referrel from a member, hes 18 years old, so we taught him like a month ago, and havent found him since, but this week we went, found him, and he had read all the way to 1 nefi 9 and prayed to ask god if it was true and he tried to describe his feelings of happiness and peace, it was a pretty cool lesson. He also came to church yesterday, so he should be getting baptized this next week if all goes good! Well thats the big news of this week, we found some good investigators this week, so we are hoping to see some more progress in the área soon! So recently it has been suppppper cold here. It gets to like 40 degrees at night, but its humid and super windy so it feels like a lott more. So ive been wearing like atleast 3 jackets everynight cause im a born and raised Arizona boy haha. Love and miss you all!!
at 10:55 PM
Hows it going fam?? All good over here, just fighting to get our investigatiors to church. So this weekend was mothers day in Bolivia so like everyone went to the mountains to like cook meat, thats what everyone does here on holidays haha. So that was pretty rough this week. So our investigator, michael, was supposed to get baptized but he couldnt come to church this sunday so we are gonna have to push it back another week. So we were able to find 20 new investigators this week, and some of them are realllly good so we should see some good progress with them. So this week we found a few families and alot of them were telling about problems and trials in the life, and it was sad to see that they didnt know what to do, but it was really cool because we were able to testify of the gospel and the unity and peace it brings. The restored gospel of Jesus Christ really the only and true source of happiness in the life, and thats what I do everyday, preach the good news how awesome haha. Well thats about it for this week, but love and miss you all!!
Forgot my camara so i send pics next week!
at 12:04 PM
Whats up everyone, hope yall are doing good in whatever you are doing, dont really know what anything is doing tho haha. But everything chill this week. We had our stake conference this sunday and we had a 70 speak to us it was pretty cool. He talked about what the Lord needs and expects of us, and to ask ourselves more how can we helped bring others to christ. It was a super awesome conference, super spirtual. So our investigators that were supposed to get baptized this saturday, michael and joel, couldnt go to the conference so we are going to have to wait another week for them to be able to baptized. So we fasted this week and one of the miracles we had was that alexis, one of our investigators that is super awesome was finally able to come to church for the first time. So ill update yall next week alittle more on our other progressing investigators haha. But everything is going really good out here, or way over here. Loving being in the work of the Lord, nothing else satisfying than testifying of the restored gospel every day! Love and miss you all!
at 11:26 PM
So first all, got to call home for mothers day so that was pretty awesome to see everyones faces and hear their voices. That was my last time calling home so the next time I see my fam it willl be iin person haha. Yeah so we had transfers and my comp, Elder Allred, left to a different city. So my new comp is Elder Martinez. So he´s from Mesa, AZ haha he went to Mesa High School small world. He´s pretty chill and is only in his 4 transfer so pretty new, but Im stoked to work with him, also to be able to talk about Arizona things. Also Im staying as district leader so thats alright I guess haha. So this week we had our multizone conference with our mission president. He talked about how we can improve working with members and how to be more efficient as missionaries so that was pretty cool. Then we interviews too which is like a spirtual buffet, so those like 5-10 minutes were super awesome to see how i can improve as a missionary. So Ana and Renan went to church yesterday. Ana has been an investigator from almost about 2 months and we were about to drop her because she had never been to church, she has been reading the BoM and praying but still hasnt received her answer but shes super close. Renan we have only had 2 lessons but he has a date for 2 of June. He also came to church this Sunday and has been reading and praying too, so those 2 investigators are the ones that are progressing the most. We have a ton of other ones that are also progressing but as they start progressing more ill talk more about them. So this Saturday we knocked a door and this 20 year old kid came out and he let us come in to share a message, and he started asking questions like how are you sure there is a God and how do you know and he was saying he has been searching for God but he hasnt ever felt that he existed so he stop searching. So we were able to testify to him and give him a BoM. We shared Alma 30: 44 with him and invited him to read the BoM and pray so that was a cool experience also an experience that helped strengthen my testimony that God does exist. Well everything is all good out here. Just grindin away in the work of God haha, love you all!
at 9:17 PM
Hey fam whats up, don´t worry about me ill still alive out here allllll the way in Bolivia. So this week my comp got like suppper duper sick with diarrhea and throw up so we didnt even leave sunday, just to church, So we had a little rest haha, but he´s all better now. So this week a young couple that we have been teaching recently both recieved their answers about the Book of Mormon so now we jsut have to help them get married haha. So my zone leader is my dad, which means he trained me when i started the mission, so we did exchanges this week which was super dope to see how much we have both changed and matured haha. But a pretty good week overall, we get to call home this sunday so that should be pretty dope, but thats about it love you fam!
Pictures: cool part in our area, our zone, my district, and my new guitar!!
at 9:15 PM