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Elder Trevon Oliver Turley
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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Don't be afraid when it comes to a prompting

Well this week has been a blast! Elder Holland came to the mission but unfortunately I never got to see him. He came specifically for a Latino Conference. It was pretty cool from what we heard. My favorite part was it seemed like he had finished and everybody was silent and then he starts banging the podium in sync with the words Hermanos y Hermanas..... Dios Vive. He also extended an invitation to every nonmember there to be baptized right there which I guess he can do since he is an apostle but nobody took him up on it but surely baptisms will come as a result of it.  It was amazing just hearing about it.

This week we also got to go on exchanges with one of the AP's and it was perfect because it was Elder Jackson who was my Zone Leader a transfer before that so he already knew the area and we went to town. We went and read Enos with Emma and she asked us why Enos was so easy to understand after like 3 verses and I tried to tell her it was becasue she was getting better at understanding the scriptures and she said "no that's not it, it's because Enos doesn't use 'Thee, Thy, or Thou'". Upon closer examination we realized she was right. The only time those words are used in the book of Enos is when God is speaking to Enos. That night when she was saying the closing prayer she promised to God that she would pray hard like Enos from now on. It was so fulfilling to hear.  

As we were leaving we ran into this lady who after we talk to for a little bit we realize that she needs to take a bus and we are going to take the train so she says goodbye and walks away. Elder Jackson says "go give her a card" and I said "no I'm not gonna chase her down that's weird" (go ahead call me a bad missionary) so He takes the card and he chases her down and we start talking to her again. We teach her the restoration in 15 minutes, give her a Book of Mormon and she says that she's going to start reading it the moment she gets on the bus so we give her Alma 32 to read as well as 2 Nephi 31 since she wanted more than one chapter to read and within 30 minutes she sends us a text telling us about how she knows Alma 32 is true. It was so cool and it was all because Elder Jackson wasn't afraid to chase someone down. Lesson learned, remember not to be afraid when it comes to a prompting. 

I figure I should tell you as well but I'm training a new missionary, his name is Elder Nixon and he's from Orem Utah. He went to BYU for a year and played basketball there. You can look up his stats because apparently he's pretty good for a Freshmen. He's very willing to jump right in and has immediately been a benefit to the area. I'm grateful for him and his open mind fresh out of the MTC. 

Elder Trevon Turley

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