Happy March everybody! How freaking crazy that we are already in the 3rd month of a year that has turned out not to be any better than 2020! Just kidding, but only slightly. This year is just as crazy and a lot of the same problems. This week was pretty uneventful, until the very end. I’ll hit on that at the very end.
Elder Hein destroyed his ankle playing volleyball last P-Day. He was trying to impress the Sisters and President Bell and spike it like crazy. In his words, “I went up for the spike and the Lord rebuked me. Not only did I miss the ball entirely, I came down on my ankle and it’s bruising like crazy.” So we had to buy him a pair of crutches at ‘Budget Boutique’, which is the sketchiest building I’ve ever been inside. It was two stories of America’s garbage. Absolutely Glorious though. I found an old 80s version of ‘Monopoly’ for 75 cents and boy was I tempted. Rest assured, your two favorite Wentzville missionaries will be hitting the Budget Boutique again soon!
Since Elder Hein sprained his ankle, we’ve been pretty coupped up this week, even by Covid Missionary standards. Everytime we go out he hobbles around on his crutches with his foot wrapped. But he doesn’t want to go to the doctor because they’ll charge him 300 bucks to do the same thing he was doing, which isn’t wrong. So we’ve been pretty coupped up, but it’s made for some pretty funny videos. Ill link some of them at the end of this video. They’re so DOPE! And funny.
Friday night at 8:30 pm, we were making videos on Facebook. All of a sudden, President Bell calls us. We for SURE thought that one of us messed up super hard or one of us was getting emergency transferred out of here, so we started packing our bags. But instead of hearing about one of us leaving or getting rebuked, President Bell informed us that there was a baptism in our ward the next morning of a 9 year old. But since he was nine, it technically counted at a CONVERT baptism. So we went the next morning and helped out in the baptism and it counted as a convert baptism in the Wentzville area! Wentzville? More like DUB-VILLE! We are very pumped about that.
We also started teaching a blind Jehovah’s Witness named Kenny. He was a Witness until the other Witnesses started bullying him for being blind. Wack. So he’s got lots of preconcieved notions about God and Jesus, so any prayers his way would be greatly appreciated.
My obligatory Spiritual Thought for the week comes from Romans 8; 35, 37. It reads “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nadedness, or peril, or sword?…Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.” This is one of the best scriptures in the Bible. It tells us that we CANNOT be seperated from God’s love. And in fact, we will be MORE than victors in our trials. Keep plugging on. If God is with us, who shall be against us?
I love you all!
P.S. Party On!