I can teach people from back home through skype or even fadebook I can teach people back home. Tonight
we are skyping Elder Erickson friends back home. We are teaching a part
member family. The son is preparing for a mission, the wife is not a
member. We were teaching people from Alberta and we are in Steinbach......what????? Lol crazy hey but its all approved.
we had a really good week. We taught a lot this week. At every
opportunity we had, we taught. We taught in the store, at service, you
name it we just tried to teach a lot. Things are going well in my
district. I'm still a district leader. The district has been applying
everything I am teaching them and as a district combined we are working
with 40 people. The other elders have 20 people and we have 20 people.
We taught Kevin this week and he is doing good. We are going to go
over lesson 1 with him again. We taught the Peters a lot this week, but
we are going to try and lay off just teaching lessons and teach
something that will build their faith.
It was a super good week, and this week we should be able to meet with some new people and add them to our teaching pool.
my companion Elder Erickson and I first got together our vision was to
try and get a pool of 20 people to work with. We tried our best with
the circumstances that we faced and well felt like we weren't
accomplishing anything. But at the end of the transfer we had 20 people
that we could work with! Light always overcomes darkness.
The next transfer our vision was to do all we could to start a
branch. We were very well informed when I first got here that we
wouldn't have a branch anytime soon. The stake president was very
hesitant to have one based on passed experiences. Ha well that didn't
stop us, because it was our vision and we knew it was a good vision
because "if it is good then, it is of God." We really bugged our
mission president in order to get a meeting out here. Well after a lot
of consistent annoying on our part the stake president said we could
only have a cottage meeting, (basically sacrament meeting, without the
sacrament). We knew that the work could never progress without some sort
of meeting out here. We held the meeting in our apartment and Yesterday
we had our first meeting. WE HAD A TOTAL ATTENDANCE OF 24 PEOPLE IN OUR
APARTMENT AND 3 INVESTIGATORS CAME. Pretty neat hey?! We are seriously
establishing the church! Now our vision is to help the investigators
into the waters of baptism. I am so grateful for this experience in my
life. It really took some patience. I boast in my father in heaven for
all that has been accomplished.
Next week we should be able to have 7 investigators come and 2 less
actives bringing a total attendance of 30 I hope we can fit lol I
will send some pictures.
Well, sure love ya mother :)