Sunday, June 26, 2016

Week 46 - Gosnells, Southern River Zone, Western Australia - June 26, 2016 - Boar Mode

Good to hear from all of you! I love reading your letters! They lift my soul! Louie's High Adventure trip honestly looked like a blast from what I heard and the pics I saw. Anyways I guess I'll cut to the chase.

This week was straight beast mode....we set 3 more baptismal we have 5 as of right now. We taught a single mom we met like a month ago and she as well as her 9 year old son are KEEN to be baptized so we are pretty excited about that! K and J are doing sooooooo good. K has stopped drinking and she and her kids loved church yesterday so they will be coming next week. The ward has been really good at fellowshipping her. It's been legit! It is super cool because it has taken AGES to get K and J to this point. I can see such a change in both of them. They are soo much happier!

I know I am not that good at writing letters.....haha  I think you all could have guessed even before I left that my letters home would suck but sorry I will try harder in the future...

I am where I need to be and so are all of you:) Thanks for everything you do for me and have an awesome week:)))))



Sunday, June 19, 2016

Week 45 - Gosnells, Southern River Zone, Western Australia - June 19, 2016 - CHANGES

HEYYYYY!!! Man, It was sweet to hear of all the awesome things that have gone down back home in the last 2 weeks:) I loved hearing about Elder Andersen at Stake Conference. What a Special experience! You are all so blessed to have observed him and learned from him. I Imagine that it was a very cool experience for Dad to work so close with him. I loved hearing from all of you about what it was like! I am not surprised that he loved President Fife, EVERYONE DOES haha.

I saw Design Builds new equipment haha suuuucccchhhhh a DECKER! so Eaglizing!

Well, a few things have changed for me here. Elder Matautia got called as an Assistant so he left and I got the old Assistant Elder Daniel. He is from North Carolina and this is his last transfer on the mission. He is a freaking good missionary so I am blessed to learn from him right before he leaves...hahahaha so yes this pretty much means I will stay in Gosnells for at least 2 more transfers! but honestly I love it! I am excited to make things happen in a bigger way!

M and J are doing pretty good. They want to take it slower because they are so new to Christianity but we just need to get them to church so they can feel the spirit there! They came to a ward activity on Saturday so that was awesome...

J and K are still on date for the 29th of July and J came to church yesterday! WAHOOO! He liked it! He has made some good friends from going to the Wednesday night activities. K has some issues at the moment. We will continue to work with her.

OVERALL things are moving forward in a really good way. We are working with some solid people and we are gonna see some cooool things happen this transfer.  We have also started up an English class. The fiirst one is this Thursday so we are pumped about that.

I love all of you so much! It was awesome to hear about all the things going on back at home! I am so blessed to have family like you guys!

It is sad to see the disintegration of families all around me. The truth to having a strong family is always putting God first, above everything else! I have parents that have taught me that and I am forever thankful! Have a good week! Love you guys:)


Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Week 43 - Gosnells, Southern River Zone, Western Australia - June 7, 2016 - God's Good

Well it was a fun time looking at all the pictures you all sent:) Looked like a blast! I remember when I was the one back at the family events! Nelson looked handsome as ever in his photos. I still can't believe he is married!

Well this was another super good week full of tracting, teaching, and Zone trainings! M and J, our Chinese investigators are doing really good. We are seeing them tonight. I don't have much to say to be honest....

We had a leadership training at the mission home. It was pretty awesome. President Fife trained us on the kind of faith that makes things happen; that are God's will but otherwise would not have been. It was MEAN!

Elder Matautia and I trained our Zone yesterday on developing that kind of faith through sacrifice, and the importance of having a companionship vision. Things went really well.

 I love you all so much! Have a beautiful week!

Elder Cordner

Working in the heart of Perth with A.P. last 2 weeks ago.