Monday, August 17, 2015

August 17th letter from Grant

Subject: aucune objet

The week started out with us visiting David and Emily on Tuesday and
teaching David english. They are doing well. They said they probably
wont go to church until the baby comes but it is something that they
want to do. They asked some interesting questions this week. They
asked about american religions and if the Mormons are respected in
America. Of course we told them yes, it just makes me curious as to if
they are searching for a religion. Often they tell us that they are
just fine and aren't looking for a religion but as we got talking with
them we found at that both of their parents were religious and with a
young family and all. On plus they have already investigated the
jewish religion and one or two other christian religions.
We hope to bring our super member August Pascalin over tomorrow so
that they can see that we have normal members! haha they live right
next to one of our less actives and she just talks deep doctrine
around everyone. It really is not good for the work.

Patrick. For Patrick we spent a good chunk of wednesday with him. The
oppression for him just doesn't seem to stop. We read about iniquities
and thats been his favorite word to use to describe his latest
challenges! hahaha. We went to a little waterfall thing maybe 15
minuets outside of Rodez and just visited the little city. We hiked up
the mountain and just talked with him. Answered questions. Basically
just got him out of the house. He lightened up after about 30 minuets.
:) I am glad we spent some time with him.

To round our week off we had a conference in Bordeaux from Thursday to
Saturday. Honestly, when conferences last this long I almost feel like
we waste a lot of time. But being able to listen to president was
really cool. It always is I guess. He talked even more about the
temples and we read some scriptures in DandC that talk about how
temple work is literally the Most important thing that we are doing in
this life! And then President Brown challenged us to talk about
baptisms for the dead in our daily contacting! Whoo, thats exciting.
So Sunday evening me and pittsy tested out our new Questionaire. It
included some simple questions about the persons family and then ends
with a picture of the temple. I think I may have already talked about
it..
After an hour and a half of contacting we only talked to two people!
AND they were soooo cool; they were a french couple! When they saw the
picture of the temple at the end of the Questionaire they got really
interested and asked questions as to what it was and what we do
inside. So, following President Browns instruction we told them that
that was were we do baptisms for the dead and that our entire religion
is based(of course around jesus but after that) around fortifying the
family! They excepted to learn more about the restored gospel too! The
only down part is they asked for our number. :( so we don't have their
number to call them back. So we just get to work until they decide to
call us back.

c'est déjà sa la mail

I hope you all are having a good week! :)

Avec amour,
Elder Keller

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