14 November 2016
Well first I think that it is appropriate that we take some time to look back to what was going on 2 years ago on this very day. I was on my way to Ghana! Who would have ever thought that I would be sent here. But over these past two years I have come to know that I have been sent here for a reason by a prophet who receives true revelation from God. So this is where I am supposed to be at this time.
Heres a few things about my week:
-We met a lady a few weeks ago on the street and just greeted her then and tried to set up an appointment with her. Because she was in a hurry, we weren't able to do so. We didn't get her name, where she lived, her number, or anything. The only thing that we knew about her was she lived in the area. We went back to the area a few days ago and I just couldn't stop thinking about this lady. I knew that we had to find her. So we prayed and started to hunt her down. We knocked on one door and no one answered. Then, we went to another apartment house. I knocked on the door and someone came out. Immediately the words "Is Esther here?" came out of my mouth. She said yeah and pointed to her door. Her name is Esther! How in the world did we find this lady??! We taught her. She may or may not be serious but what a tender mercy it is that we found her!
-I went on an exchange with Elder Ngoy two days in a row. One thing that I learned from him is how important it is to focus on the restoration and helping people gain a testimony about that and the Book of Mormon. Because that is not what he was doing! He just was teaching about the organization of Jesus Christs church by telling each person Christ called apostles and 70 others. And then he'd say, "If you find a church like this will you Join?" Every lesson we had in his area was like that. I feel like you should go a different way about teaching than he did.
-The week was Jam packed full of lessons. Too many to even say because other missionaries will just get jealous.
-We worshiped in the new chapel this week. I didnt bear my testimony because there were too many people trying to get up to the pulpit. Everyone was so happy and it was awesome. The only problem with the chapel is that the investigators class is closest to the loud church thats right next to the chapel. All I could here was about 5 people in the church screaming "Holy Ghost Fire! Holy Ghost Fire!" over and over again. Its all good though. We were still able to learn.
-And at all times, and in all places, he shall open his mouth and declare my gospel as with the voice of a trump, both day and night. And I will give unto him strength such as is not known among men.
Thanks for everything. I love you guys. I love this work. The church is true.