This week has been a good one, many miracles and such, it's a real pleasure to work with Elder O'Bryant and to be Zone Leader here. Here we go!
SO, Elder McCown is now my District leader and he's been doing a great job so far. We had a good District meeting based on Hope and how we were able to really represent Jesus Christ. It also was cool because we have all seen some amazing miracles this week, here's one of them.
Monday night we were visiting a family that has had some troubles progressing, their names were Vistor and Nona. As we sat down, a man from across the hall stuck his head in and asked if he could come worship with us. His name was Johnathan, and he was a very prepared man that had been Christian before but never baptized. He really wanted to repent and change,He asked us to come back on Saturday, and we did so. He had read the Book of Mormon introduction, prayed about it, and pondered, and wanted baptism. His job is only a little sketchy, so we hope to help him attend church before he needs to move, maybe at the end of this month.
Last Wednesday we had Exchanges with Elder Jackson and McCown in Stampin. I was with Elder Jackson, and it was so good to be back there for a day. Elekson whom Elder Poppleton and I had worked with is now on date for April 11th, and the missionaries there are doing great with him so far. Please keep him in your prayers.
We also met with a man named Bro. Bangga Saturday night. His wife is a long time active member, she was baptized many years ago, and Bro. Bangga is a very nice man that has never shown too much interest. He was very friendly, and as we started talking we discussed when we had felt the most happy. He said he had always felt happy following Jesus Christ before, then randomly expressed a desire to follow his wife to church. Of course we were happy to help him, but he didn't want to be baptized until after Gawai so that he could drink before hand. We'll have to work with the pure intent with him a little.
Elder O'Bryant and I have been getting along very well, and we had been having a lot of great discussion and revelation as we really looked into helping the Zone. A lot of the strengths we identified with the Assistants this morning were optimism and faith, but we are struggling a little as we follow the spirit. It will be good to further counsel with the District Leaders as we continue improving, but the Zone is doing incredibly well right now.
Well, Love you so much! The internet is being choppy so I hope you get this! Love you!
(P.S. Mckay's call is sitting on our table waiting for him to get home from China! He will open it on Saturday night at 9:15! You're all invited!