Hey everyone its Elder Call again! I know I probably shouldn’t introduce myself every email but oh well. haha
Well, I was just thinking today, Elder Boyer and I are here in Kingston because we’re going to have a Zone P-day today. We are going to be going bowling with the whole zone today, well for everyone that can come in but it is going to be fun I am excited for that. We dropped of tithing today and everything, just did the usual for P-day other than we are in Kingston of course. I guess how our week went was really good and on Tuesday we got to see a lot of potential investigators that could be really promising soon. We had a man named Marlin or Brother Morrison, we met him almost a month ago but we didn’t know it was him for the longest time but the other Elders in Yallahs saw him and was talking to him and he said “yea, I know the other Elders and so that all worked out and we were able to contact him and get a meeting scheduled and went and shared the restoration with him and it was kinda funny because when Elder Boyer and I first went in Elder Boyer said “What do you like to do Marlin?” and he says “I thought we were here to talk about the Book of Mormon” so we just went straight to the point and started teaching him and he just really loved it and understood Priesthood keys and everything. It was very good, a very powerful lesson as we continue to try and use Elder Gamiette’s teaching that he showed us on Saturday a couple of Saturday’s ago. That was a really great lesson for us, really helped build us up and the Spirit was just so strong there and then later that evening one of our less active members, her name is Sister Stanley, she has a boyfriend named Adam that we have just begun teaching. We have only taught him the Restoration and he has met with missionaries before but we’ve just had a couple of appointments that fell through but when we get to teaching the Plan of Salvation it should be really well.
We are in an Internet Café right now, it is really fun. I like going to these little shops, it is way cool! The rest of the week we have just done normal teaching and everything. We went to Leaele and Marsha’s just about every day to try and prepare CJ for baptism because we were supposed to get him baptized this Saturday but in the end the waves were just way too high and Leaele and Marsha didn’t get to Sister Bailey’s so that all didn’t work out and they actually weren’t at church Sunday so me and Elder Boyer discussed it on Sunday when we were doing Branch work after church and he will not be getting baptized yet they need to understand that they have to follow God’s commandments and they haven’t come to church and they haven’t kept the Sabbath day holy. They’ve just really been missing out on some of the blessings they could be receiving and they hadn’t been reading much. It’s just sad to see the progression of some people, it’s just like so great and then it just stops because they are not willing to continue to try their best and follow what the Lord asks of us because it only one day out of six and I just hope that they will see that blessing in their life and really want it back because if they don’t continue to progress Elder Boyer and I will have to discuss it but we may have to drop them just to see how it goes, not sure yet though. Elder Boyer looks at my right now like I’m crazy but it’s something we will have to discuss later that will be later though not yet. Before the baptism we had to go print off some agendas and as we were going to do that Elder Boyer and I were riding our bikes to the church and we saw smoke just coming up and we thought the church was on fire but we got there and it was just the yard had been caught on fire and the side of the road and everything and we talked to the fire fighters and they said yea someone threw a cigarette butt out on the side of the road and it just burned everywhere so Elder Boyer and I became some fire fighters for about 20 minutes but we did all that and it was just crazy, didn’t think it was going to be like that but it all worked out and we’re here now and the church is still standing. There was just a little like barrier around the church and there was just like a circle where there was completely nothing burned around the church and in a video I will probably send I’ll tell you a little bit about it in the video. It was really cool, really exciting. Our week has been really well we had a lot of successful teaching and Elder Boyer had a couple of interviews he got to do. Sunday was really nice; we had 49 people at church we have been really high up in the numbers for the whole month of January so if we continue to work and strive to have faith I know that the Lord is going to bless us with a building.
I hope you are all having a great week and able to continue to see the blessings in your life, just continue to watch for those little miracles even every day. Alright I will talk to you later.
Elder Boyer and I washing LOADS of dishes when we had NO RUNNING WATER!!
The other Elders in the house "FLOURED"me for my 3 month mark on January 26, 2017!!
Elder Call and Elder Boyer were riding their bikes to the building that they meet in for church and they saw smoke rising above the trees and thought the building was on fire! When they arrived they found the yard all around the church was burning and the fire fighters were there. 🔥 They got to help the fire fighters for about 20 minutes. They said some one had thrown a cigarette butt out and that is what started the fire. Eric said that there was a circular barrier all the way around the building - it was like an invisible barrier had protected the building from the fire! He said it was cool to know that the building was protected!