Archive | October, 2013

Remember Bishop Krimmie?

28 Oct

Well I have some great news, the package arrived, before I got it I was thinking that maybe you guys would put some stuff in the shoe for me but you put the shoe in some stuff. you will see a very happy missionary when I have the chance to send a picture. thank you so much, I also don’t expect to much more considering the cost to send a package. (wow). Its truly amazing how well the costumes turned out, and they (Eve, Aurora, & Tawny) all look so beautiful, I’m sure they had an amazing dance. I sure do remember Bishop Krimmie, he gave me a great suit, I am glad you guys had a great time with the family and I look forward to seeing the new baby when it arrives, I know they are ready, and I appreciate the quote I am looking for ways to improve always, we have a great goal of baptizing a family each week, and I need to develop more faith and continue to improve on the language. I was studying the sermon on the mount and how Christ teaches and found that this part would be helpful for you guys right now:

30 If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you—you of little faith?

                     31 So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’

                    32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.

                    33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

                      34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

This is not exact but I don’t have time to correct it

it is found in Matthew 6:26-34

Also for the types of investigators we have we have the parable of the sower

Matthew 13:19-23, right now we seem to have a few in the ground with stones but we will work with them to remove the stones and help them become good ground.

I pray for you all every day, keep up the good work>

Your Elder

Elder Inman

huge rain storm

20 Oct

Well I wrote Aram a couple weeks ago so it should get to him about now, also worry not because it is suggested to send one shoe at a time, if you send both together someone will probably steal them. I am glad to hear about your new calling you will be a great attribute to the relief society, you seem to always know what people need. the pics came through and Camden is huge, very cool, and also it is great to see everyone, Danni and Enoch have grown but g-ma and g-pa are the same. also we do have all those item in our apartment but they all are tiny in comparison to the ones in America, including the washer. I always said the lawn mower had problems, but I think if you clean the spark plug it will run. This week was very interesting we had a huge rain storm, the roads were rivers and we had hail, we set 5 dates for baptism but only one was at church and he doesn’t have a date, granted they all had their reasons but we had to move two back a week. I also spoke with 88 new people this week and received 42 referrals, with my companion 80 in all, and we had two member present lessons with 16 other lessons, the member presents were pretty awesome, our investigator was do pedicure when we stopped by and the lady was an inactive member with three unbaptized children and she wants to go to the temple, pretty cool, and she was a great element in helping us teach. I love testimony meetings especially after conference and we had the privilege to have two because one of our investigators works in the afternoon and needed to go to the morning service. We also talked to a couple of Jehovah’s witnesses in the street one day, it was very interesting they believe that Jehovah is God and Miguel is Jesus Cristo, and they left us with a commitment to visit the church, interesting, I’m not used to receiving commitments, only giving. Also I lied I did not find a card reader for my camera, it doesn’t exist. But here are some pictures.parrot group

General Conference Weekend

13 Oct

I’m glad you got my letter I was very worried about how much time it would take to get there, it was a week faster than I thought it would be, I try to write three a week now, it is pretty fun, though as of now I have received only the letters of the stake president and one from elder Knotts, I am sure the shoe will arrive the next time the mission home delivers the letters, I think a month or two weeks not sure. I also loved general conference, I did not get to see Saturdays sessions, but I saw priesthood session in English with 3 other elders, and I absolutely loved it, but I decided for Sunday I would show my faith and watch those sessions in Portuguese and I understood almost all of it, it was very inspirational, we had 5 investigators watch it with us, I am so grateful for the prophets. I like the story with the child trying to push the rock and the dad said to use all her force, she said she was but he said she wasn’t because she didn’t ask for his help, then together they moved the stone with ease. It is soo cool that Grandma and Grandpa are there with you, I hope you guys are having a great time and remember to always have an atmosphere that invites the spirit. I miss the feast and all of you.

Com amor, Elder Inamn

in Zone Rio Verde

3 Oct

DSC00852A lot and little has happened, both because of transfers, we got the call for transfers but they never spoke to me only Elder Souza, and we were certain that is wasn’t going to have a transfer, but they told him to tell me I was transferred so I packed and left, this time without my water bottle. little happened this week because two days were used for traveling time, in Goiania I went knocking with one of the elders the and I was told I was very good with the language, I was never sure because Elder Souza never gave a straight answer, then I found out my new area in Zone Rio Verde ( green river) this greatest zone in the mission. and my new companion, Elder Santos, who is from the south of Brazil so he speaks very different so it took a couple days to adjust to understand him, but we are both new to our area and have absolutely no investigators to start so we’ve been doing a lot of finding. I have also since then been told I have a cool accent, in comparison to other Americans who are just hard to understand and I can say almost as much as missionaries who have 3-6 months here, though they understand more, my new companion has really been pushing me, I have grown a lot with him, he is also district leader, and we have a pretty awesome district, with lots of miracles, the experiences continue to occur here and have a lot of stories for after my mission but the greatest are the ones where we teach and the people feel immediately that this things are true. I also have grow to appreciate using the scriptures in our lessons more. also one day we ran home because after a baptism we were very close to curfew due to the font not being full and not having dry baptism cloths. but all in all this area is pretty awesome and I know we will have so much success here. I do have flip flops, a purchase of the first week haha. speaking of purchases the first week I bought a bit of food and the Brazilians made fun of me so I only buy bread and juice now haha, I have saved up in two months 350 reis, I use about 10 dollars a week, I am sad that I am missing out on all the excitement there, so cool all the stuff you do, also I am very excited for general conference also.

Miss and love you all

Elder Inman DSC00853