Thursday, August 21, 2014
We had a good week. We are staying busy and the members are feeding us about 3 times a week which is very nice. We meet a lot of great people. We taught a man that played college football for UNI (university of Northern Iowa). He played defensive end and is huge. One of the nicest guys I know. We taught him last week and he loved it! We also met a cool guy that is a less active member. He played Triple A baseball for the Orioles. He played in spring training along side Cal Ripkin JR. I have been able to meet a lot of cool people. There are a lot of Refuges from different countries. We met a man, he is from the Congo. He was really hard to understand. He is awesome though. We have been privileged to keep finding new people. We have been tracting, now called Finding a lot. We are teaching 4 new people this week, im excited for that. Well I just want to end saying, pray more. I pray 30 times a day I swear. The lord wants to hear us. He is such a strength. I love you all!
Friday, August 15, 2014
Hey everyone! Well, we had a pretty good week! It was kind of slow, but that is okay. We worked hard. We spent a lot of time this week with a recent convert who is struggling with depression. He doesn't have many friends and since he was baptized two weeks ago, he feels like Satan is trying to ruin his life. He wants to find a new job and hasn't.
I have some cool news! We had a new convert call us on Friday and ask us to come over. We got to his house and he told us he is being sealed to his wife on September 6th. He invited us. It has to be approved by the Mission President so we called and he approved it. The family who feeds us a lot is also having their adopted son sealed to them that day also. I'm really excited to go to the temple and Nauvoo!
The members are treating us good. One family fed us twice this week. On my birthday and on Sunday. They were mad at me for not telling them it was my birthday! We found 2 new investigators this week. One lady is super busy and I'm not sure how interested she is. She was super excited, but she keeps rescheduling with us. Well, hope everyone is doing well. The weather here has been mild from what I hear. Today it's so humid that when you drive water settles on the windshield like it does on the mirror after you get out of the shower! That's the craziest! Well take care and have a great week!!
-Love Elder Lords
Monday, August 4, 2014
The mission is going good. We are staying busy! We are teaching some awesome people. There is a man named Jason who we meet with in his garage. He is starting to gain a testimoney and we have a baptismal date with him but he skipped church this week. He is very interesting... He cant get baptized because he wont stop smoking marijuana.... We have taught 4 investigators since I have been here. We meet a lady named Kasey and she has a 6 year old son. We taught here the first lesson and she asked us if she could be rebaptized into our church before we even asked her to be baptized. We are going to set a date with her. She was so prepared to hear the gospel. She is an awesome lady. I hope everyone is doing well. Im doing great and working hard. It hasnt been too hot here in cedar rapids. We are in a car share so we were biking and on foot last week. We get the car today though so thay will be good. It hasnt been to humid or hot yet. Well I Love you all! Have a good week!