Tuesday, May 22, 2012

I'm A Trainer

Okay so this has been a awesome week. I became a trainer which has been making me nervous. I went down to Eugene to the mission home last Monday for training on how to be a trainer - which was way cool. There were like 9 other trainers there and I was able to learn a lot from them because they had all been out for at least 9 or more months. So I was able to gain their wisdom to help me (haha). My new comp is “Elder H”. He is from Arizona and is way sick [this is a good thing – like cool, not like unhealthy]. He is a really hard worker and is not afraid to talk to people or to just start helping someone who is working in their yard. I love it. On Tuesday night when we got back from Eugene we just threw his stuff in the apartment and went to work. That night Elder H asked some one to be baptized and they said YES. How crazy cool is that. So we now have a new investigator named Justin and he will be getting baptized in June. Some thing we have started to do is we made a miracle wall. Every night before we go to bed we have been writing down a miracle that has happened that day. We put it on a post-it-note and then put it on our wall. So - we have started a miracle wall. How cool is that. It will soon be filled with the miracles in the Springhill Ward of Albany Oregon. This way we can always find the good in the days and know that we have been doing the Lord's work.

This coming weekend Dan H is getting baptized and then the week after that Gary is getting Baptized. Then hopefully after that Randy will be getting baptized. We have 5 with a date and we are working way hard. We are working for 6 baptisms this transfer - one every week. If we work hard enough and follow the Spirit then it is totally doable. Which will be way good for Elder H because it starts his mission of with a good pace and he will see that when he works his butt off he will see miracles.

I love it here. The people are amazing and I am seeing miracles every day. Nothing better. A cool miracle that did happen is when I went on splits. I went with a kid from our ward named Vinny. We went to go see another man named Gary C who in the past has said that he wouldn’t come to church, but he and Vinny connected like crazy and he said he would come to church next week. Bringing members to lessons just makes everything better :)