Monday, April 25, 2016

4/25/2016: Week 31 - Tracting with a 13 Year Old

Well well well. We meet again. 

This week, pretty much nothing happened. Sister B and I walk a lot, talk with everyone, and knock on a ton of doors. However, no matter how many miles we walk, people we talk with, or doors we knock on, we can't change the fact that people have agency, and will choose whether or not they want to accept our message. The only thing we can do is keep working and giving it our all. 

That being said, we did find a new investigator this week named U. He accepted all of our invitations, and is progressing really well. Updates to come.

We also got to go tracting with a 13 year old girl. She is one of the cutest things I have ever seen. She is the rock of her family. Everyone else is either inactive or less active. Yet she wakes up every Sunday to go to church, and wants to serve a mission. She is the example for the rest of her family -- and you can see her love for the gospel shining in her eyes.

-Sister Christensen






Monday, April 18, 2016

4/18/2016: Week 30 - New Place, New Companion

Hi everyone! 

This week I don't have a lot of time, but I have been transferred, and my companion is Sister B who, coincidentally, I had my very first split with. We are opening the area and are working hard to find the people who the Lord has prepared to hear his gospel! 

I hope you all have a good week! 

Sister Christensen

Monday, April 4, 2016

4/4/2016: Week 28 - BATISMO E TRANSFERÊNCIAS

Hello!

This week we had the baptism of R! We met her about two months ago through the help of a member. This member brought her to church, and she loved it. She then proceeded to invite us to her house to hear the missionary lessons. She always said that she felt really good about church, but was afraid to make the commitment to be baptized. We talked to her a lot about trusting in the Lord and how faith casts out fear, and this past Saturday, after General Conference, she was baptized! She is one of the sweetest people I have ever met (and makes one of the best cakes I have ever eaten). I am so proud of her and her decision of faith to follow Christ and be baptized in his name. :)

I am also being TRANSFERRED! I don't know where, I don't know with who, all I know is that I am going to show up in the Rodoviária (bus station) at 9 am tomorrow morning with all of my stuff. Here's to a new adventure!

Love,
Sister Christensen