Tristan's Testimony 4/2014

Well I could tell you a huge testimony and just tell you how much the lord has blessed me on this mission, but something I have learned is that sometimes the most powerful testimonys are the simplest! So I will quickly share that I know without a doubt this is the true church, that there is a God and he loves each and everyone of us! I know that because of the lord I am able to have a strong family in the church and because of his son Jesus Christ I can be forgiven of my sins and make it back to him! One of my favorite quotes that I heard from the conference is from President Dieter F. Uchtdorf its in 1 nephi and it simply states that it is AFTER all we do, that by gods grace we will be saved!

August 2015

August 3rd 2015... its super beautiful in my area but it rained way hard today, we went up for are pday today to a huge statue of Jesus and a noahs arc thing, it was pretty cool and super pretty but a lot hike up haha not really long but steep!

August 2nd 2015.. I am doing well we have a baptism coming up this august 8th so hopefully that works out, and then like 3 others this month!!! so I am excited and super glad, we have taught a lot of people this week and we got thanked by our zone leaders for working hard! anyways I have a lot of pics to send, the family that lost the baby are a lot better and are really helping us out and have really strengthened there faith!:) .. at Karines wedding did they play music and dance??? I miss dancing haha anyways sending pics now, Love you all Elder Herrin aka Chaka

Oh funny story a member was with us and we where with that evil monkey haha and this duck bit the members leg so the member moved forward and the monkey grabbed the members hair and just pulled hahahaha it was so funny the member was like it hurt way bad hahaha I couldn't stop laughing cause the member got double teamed by two animals haha! 

August 16th 2015....So my week is awesome got the baptisms and that girl thats in the water with us is the one I got to baptize!! thats awesome about seattle and here in the philippines you get asked for money every single day, by kids and adults hahaha! I am doing great and love it here in mauban we have another baptism this coming week and hopefully we can set some more baptism dates for our new investigators we got 10 new investigators that said we could  come back and teach again, blessings are everywhere and I love it!:)

August 23rd 2015...Wow that sounds incredible! na ang tunog sobrang asig, nais kong ako ay naroon sa reception, I said that sounds cool, I wish I was there at the reception, miss na miss kita pero masaya ako nandito sa philippines ngyon, it means I missed you but also happy to be here in the philippines!:) you guys will have to send me pics of everything that sounds awesome and happy for them. We had a bday party last night with a member family their daughter just turned 18 and shes super cool her name is eunice and helps us a lot with our work so I bought her a birthday cake for her bday, I will send pics for you:) we got our baptism this week and it went good. .. anyways on some other news we have a new family of investigators and a new guy investigator who is willing to listen so I am excited:)Love Elder Herrin aka Tarzan.. remember when I was a little kid and I used to say I was Joseph Smith??

August 30th 2015...I am doing good, we have a new investigator I wouldn't expect, he came and asked us if we could teach him and I was shocked at first but was like of course when can we come back what time, just introduced myself and now we have a return appointment this friday!:) Oh another experience was this lady, I was waiting for this food called banana cue or something like that its a fried banana covered in like melted sugar its pretty freaking good, anyways i was just sitting there and she asked if I was mormon and I said ya, she talked about or asked a few questions like why are you called "Mormons" and I explained and showed her the book of mormon and gave it to her and we talked for a little bit and then I had to go my food was ready and so I gave her the book of mormon and said it was free and that she should read it, I hope I see her again and am able to talk to her but it was just a cool situation! anyways I am doing good, tired lately but glad my time is finally going down hill haha!:) love you I am going to check your other emails now, Love Elder Herrin

1 comment:

  1. Congratulations! I've met this experience a long time ago, and hopefully I'll have this moment again.

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