Email February 8, 2016 – Elder Isaac Kenneth Burton
Elder Bednar is coming!!!
This last wednesday we had a leadership meeting with all the zone leaders and sister training leaders in the mission. The meeting was great, we all got to teach a part from the worldwide missionary conference that we had a few weeks ago. I love meeting like that because I get to see all the different ways that people teach and explain the gospel. It´s something that I´m really trying to improve so I love learning how to improve myself. But the best part of the meeting was that President Thurgood anounced that on the 24th of this month Elder Bednar is coming to Buenos Aires to speak to all the missionaries here!! I don´t think I've ever been so excited for a meeting before.
That was a hard lesson. Elder Seal took it pretty hard cause he was pretty close to the family. But I am very grateful for that lesson because it showed me how important it is for me as a missionary to always remember my purpose and make sure that my investigators know my purpose. My purpose is Christ and to bring people to him. Not to myself, not to the church, not to Joseph Smith. To Christ. Just as Helaman says to his sons in the Book Of Mormon, Christ is our rock and we must build our foundations and our testimonies on him if we want to stay strong and reach our goal of eternal life. He is the only way and He is the center of everything we do.
We set a bauptisimal date this week witha man named Raul for the 27 of this month. He has investigated the church for like 8 years of something like that. A way long time. We´re really working with him right now to help him recieve an anser that the book of mormon is true. He likes the church and everything but said that he just hasn´t recieved an answer. So thats what we´re working on with him. We´ll see how things go.
I hope everyone has a great week, thanks for everything!
Les quiero, Elder Burton