Coming Together

A once in a mission experience happened this week when the entire mission gathered to hear from Elder and Sister Klebingat, 2nd counselor in the Area Presidency and a General Authority. Every single one of our 153 missionaries, including senior couples. It was a wonderful meeting. Elder Klebingat spoke extensively about the premortal existence, the … Continue reading Coming Together

The Water of Life

The Waters of Life On Monday evening we left the house around 3:30 pm to meet Elder Nsungi and Elder Akpan to go over and visit Lazarus and Amelia and their two children.  This is a family they have been working with for some time now.  Their oldest daughter Treasure has been baptized, but the parents are … Continue reading The Water of Life

Isaac and Angel

What a great week it has been! With the completion of the zone conferences last week, we had the opportunity to spend more one-on-one time with the missionaries through interviews, a district council and our first proselyting experience. On Tuesday we attended the Dichemso District Council meeting with Elder Aidoo, Elder Barrowes, Sister Codjoe and … Continue reading Isaac and Angel

Progress

On Sunday we drove out to the Patriensa Branch to attend Church. Patriensa Branch is part of the Konongo District.  It will become a stake next week which will be a great thing to have the 5th stake in our mission.  It will join Bantama, University, Suame and Dichemso.  The reason we went to Patriensa was to get to … Continue reading Progress

Keys and Bananas

This week we held our third set of zone conferences since arriving.  Tuesday was University and Konongo, Wednesday was Dichemso, and Thursday was Bantama and Asuoyeboa.  Next week we will drive to Tamale and Techiman/Sunyani to complete the circuit. University & KonongoDichemsoBantama & Asuoyeboa While our focus this week was on keys and bananas, they are only … Continue reading Keys and Bananas

Shared Vision

The highlight of this week was our third Mission Leadership Council. It was spirit filled from the opening hymn to the closing prayer.  What a tremendous group of leaders. There were three main purposes of the meeting.  1) Build a shared vision as to where the MLC wants to take the mission.  2) Advance the concept of becoming … Continue reading Shared Vision

Our Happy Place

Our Happy Place On Monday morning, I again went and played some basketball.  This time Elder Muhlestein came and we played 2 on 2.  Elder Latapu and I lost 2 of the 3 games, but we had great exercise and fun.  Elder Yancey was unstoppable. I returned home around 8:30 am, got cleaned up, finished packing, finished some … Continue reading Our Happy Place