Monday, July 25, 2016

Week 13 in Brno

This week flew by! Last Monday we played some sports for p-day and on the way we met one of our investigators who had stopped responding. HE was a little embarrassed and surprised to see us. we told him we had been praying for him and he said we still wants to come to church and things. So we will see! This week we had a lot of time to find! WE found some really cool people! One was on Tuesday, she had had a dream about Jesus and then we met here and talked about how to follow him through baptism. Another was a really strong believer who just couldn't believe how people ignored the existence of God here. The day before we had met she had cried out to god for help and we met her the next day. Those were just two examples of the lord preparing people here this week! It was way cool! In the end on Sunday we had 6 first lessons set up..None of them came but we will find more this week! 

On Thursday i was on an exchange here with Elder Hudson. We had a great exchange and focused on HTBT with everyone on the street. We also had a goal to only have 10 seconds in between us finishing a conversation and starting another one. WE didn't quite make it but we spent the day running! IT was a lot of fun! And exhausting. WE had prayed about who we could find and we received revelation that we would look for a guy with a green shirt. The very last man we talked to was wearing a green shirt and wants to meet again! IT was a really fun exchange!

On Friday we were up early and driving to Prague. An hour outside of Prague is a castle called karlstejn. 4 years ago dad and I tried to visit it but turned around because we thought cars weren't allowed! Turns out they are OK! IT was cool to actually walk around. On the road that dad and I were on is a little parking lot and about 500 meters or so in to the forest is priests hill. 87 years ago. John a Widtsoe and 6 members (all the members of the church) Said a prayer and dedicated the Czech republic for the preaching of the gospel. We now have a stake! IT was a really cool meeting we had there. IT showed the power of prayer and what is possible. We also had a special prayer at the end in remembrance of the dedicatory prayer. IT was a really cool experience and felt just like the temple! 

WE got back and had sports night and Saturday we went on a vylet with a member and saw a zamek and had a grill which was really fun. The bus ride back not so much as i was pretty car sick but at least i didn't throw up! Anyways things are great! Hope you have a great week!

The spot where it was dedicated. IT says "On this spot the czechoslovakia mission of the church of jesus christ of latter day saints was dedicated on the 24 of July 1929"

A Member from Ghana gave me his shirt and my companion his tie. I felt pretty cool!