Well few things happening in this small town of ours. Firstly we started teaching our gym trainer aka Mr. Zimbabwean. We gave him a book of mormon a while back and he was reading it! He has some question’s so we started our discussions… So sick! A few other things is we finally got the Chirenda’s to agree to be married! They will be wed and baptized on the 13th and 14th of May. Finally getting things going around here. We’ve actually been teaching a lot of families lately. Call me crazy, but we want real growth here. Well we’re actually going to have a baptism next week for two of our youthful investigators, and it looks like all of the couples are gonna have to wait for May. We also had 3 less-active couples attend sacrament meeting last Sunday. Pretty cool, since that’s been what we were working on too.
Last week was a little bit of the same old but there are a few funny experiences. There is a less-active mama who we’ve been trying to support, but nothing is working. Finally one day we took a member with us about her age to go and see her. When we approached her gate we saw the door shut and heard it lock! Her teenage daughter and little son were sitting out side and we asked where she was. The daughter said she’s not around then the little kid just points his finger and shouts “Ari Kunyepa!” You’re lying! She’s here! She’s here! He then bursts through the door and in to her mother’s bedroom then drags her out hahaha. He’s like 4 years old. She came out really embarassed but it was okay we had a good laugh about it. I don’t know if she’ll ever come back but let’s hope for the best.
Well more teaching last week. We met with the pastor and apostle last week again. Mediocre lessons, but they committed to read and pray. We actually met ANOTHER pastor, and we ran in to and started teaching the first pastor’s associate pastor! What the heck! Is everyone a pastor! The last two I mentioned were much more humble and we actually have some hopes for them. I mean seriously though this whole pastor thing haha. Last week one of our investigators told us he doesn’t want to be baptized anymore. It turns out he’s insane, he’s like 16 and told us he thinks he’s a prophet and he can do what he wants hahaha.
Last week there was an ET and Elder Condie has now joined the ranks of the Kwekwe Zone. He’s 6’6″ and is from Lehi, Utah. He went to a private school so doesn’t know anyone I know but he’s a pretty cool guy. He also likes basketball so already we’re in good books.
Another rumor about the church I heard last week was the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, meets in the “Latter parts of the day” haha. Someone legitimately asked if we meet in the morning or evening for that reason. Yeah, people here think we’re satanic hahaha.
Well I’ve got a busy schedule ahead of me this week. Interviews in Chegutu, Kwekwe, and Kadoma. Zone conference, Mission President’s interviews, preparing people for baptism. it’ll be fun!