This week was transfers again! I didn't get transferred... But i did get a new companion. His name is Elder Brinkerhoff. He's a good guy and i am super excited to be comps with him. He's super funny. A country boy from a small town of 160 in southern Utah. He's a real Cowboy. kinda.
We are teaching this young family. The Parents names are Nancy and Alfredo. They are super awesome. This last week we went over and they expressed that they have been having some rough times. And we had an amazing lesson with them about trials. I Know that the trials that i have had have allowed me to be able to testify about the purpose of trials and how we can over come them. Hopefully they will be able to progress and get baptized soon.
This upcoming week is going to be so wild. We have so much stuff going on... so, we have been invited to sing the national anthem with a few other missionaries for a Triple A baseball game. It's going to be so sweet.
Then we have Two District Meetings and we are doing service for a food bank here too. We will also be on exchangestoo.
Thenwe have 2 companionships coming from out west to stay with us over night because President Nelson is coming to Omaha and is giving a special Missionary meeting . I'm so excited for it. I'm sure it will be amazing. The president Of the quorum of the twelve apostles doesn't tour missions. He is too busy. We are so blessed.
My parents asked me a few questions that i will answer for everyone:
How many wards does your companionship cover? just one for now. We sort of covered two last transfer because one area closed but they reopened it.
Do you have anyone ready for baptism? Sortof? They haven't been coming to church so we are waiting a little longer.
How many people, on average, are on your list of investigators? anywhere for 1-8 or so.
Do you ever run into foreign languages? Like 40% of our area is Spanish haha. We also run into a lot of African people
I don't think you have told us too much about what your day/weeks are like as a zone leader and what you do, or what your responsibilities are, so let us know what it is that you do with your time now.
It's kinda crazy some weeks. Like this week we have a ton of meetings. We do get to do some pretty cool stuff sometimes... like sing the national anthem. We also are in charge of setting up interviews with the mission president. We conduct exchanges with the other missionaries. We give trainings at zone conferences too. But honestly we do more procelyting than everyone else thinks. We are legit like normal missionaries. We just have to do less missionary work. its nothing special.
How is the weight challenge going? (i'm trying to gain weight) It's not going super well. I'm stuck between 135-140ish. We haven't been going to the gym these last couple weeks so that's bad. But we are going to start going again. So maybe ill get the gains started back up.
Well i'm sure ill be writing in not too long!