United Presidency

Adams Agyare On Saturday, Elder Garrison and I made a trip to Obuasi to extend callings and releases to the old and the new District Presidencies. Several weeks ago, LaDawn and I visited the Tabi's in their home and extended the call to serve as the Obuasi District President. This of course meant a release … Continue reading United Presidency

Missing Arm

When the Mission President's wife is not feeling well and it is transfer week, it definitely feels like there is an arm missing. Fortunately, Elder & Sister Garrison and Elder & Sister Moomey were here to fill in the gaps and with their help we made it through what was a very busy week. LaDawn … Continue reading Missing Arm


"For it must needs be, that there is an opposition in all things. If not so, ... righteousness could not be brought to pass, neither wickedness, neither holiness nor misery, neither good nor bad. Wherefore, all things must needs be a compound in one; wherefore, if it should be one body it must needs remain … Continue reading Opposition

Don’t Pass It On

In our zone conferences this time around, one of the highlights was the instruction that LaDawn provided on Gossip. We don't know if all missions struggle with this horrible habit, but we know that the Ghana Kumasi Mission has improvement in this area that needs to be made. It was eye-opening for the missionaries to … Continue reading Don’t Pass It On

Road Trip

After the Techiman conference on May 15th, we headed north to Tamale for interviews and a zone conference on the 16th and 17th. We then returned to Techiman on the 18th and held interviews with the missionaries there before driving to Sunyani where we stayed the night, had zone conference the next day (May 19th) … Continue reading Road Trip


On Sunday of this week we traveled to Techiman. We left around 7 am and arrived about 9:15 am. In lieu of having four branch conferences which are difficult to schedule due to the distance and the fact they all meet at 9:00 am in different buildings, we decided to have a combined branch conference. … Continue reading Techiman

Press Forward, Saints

So many things happened this week, that it is hard to find a main highlight. We had missionaries completing their missions, new missionaries coming in, missionaries from member districts departing for their missions and a missionary who has returned with honor from a mission in Nigeria. In addition, we did leadership training for new missionary … Continue reading Press Forward, Saints


What is the best way to recharge when you are serving as mission leaders? The answer is to attend a mission leader seminar with the Area Presidency, stay in a hotel on a beach, enjoy the companionship of 16 other mission leader companionships, and eat food prepared by and cleaned up after by someone else. … Continue reading Recharge