Another Learning Curve

June 5, 2017 Learning My Way Around In My New Area This week was slow, still feeling my way around the area, trying to survive and learn it fast. Effiduase is a branch. I think about 70-100 members on record, with about 30-40 attending every week. Some people say this is a hard area, butContinue reading “Another Learning Curve”

Did you say Hedgehog?

March 27, 2017 Good afternoon/evening from Ghana! So, it’s crazy story time! On Tuesday we were going to our chapel for a meeting, District council to be exact. As we rolled up we saw our Elders Quorum President chilling next to his motor-trike. We went over to talk to him. He was talking to myContinue reading “Did you say Hedgehog?”

Being Led by the Spirit and Celebrating My Birthday in Ghana

Teaching by The Spirit I was thinking back on when we were getting ready to move to Mount Vernon and my parents wanted me to pick where I wanted to go to school, CR or MtV.  Katie chose CR Kennedy.  I thank the Lord, God Almighty, for confirming to me against my own thoughts andContinue reading “Being Led by the Spirit and Celebrating My Birthday in Ghana”

Tag Team Sickness and Rain

Well, There’s a lot to report this week! Sorry for the delay in postings. Because of a zone conference (which was incredible, the counsel was powerful and it was great to see many of my missionary friends), we didn’t get to proselyte on Tuesday. We proselyted on Wednesday, but my companion wasn’t feeling well soContinue reading “Tag Team Sickness and Rain”

Internet Cafes and Grand Theft Auto

Oh, man! Sadly, Elder Ripplinger and I have had things come up that have caused us to email late in the day, so I don’t have much time today. One issue with this particular Internet cafe is that when it gets crowded (like after school), the connection slows way down. After school, the boys comeContinue reading “Internet Cafes and Grand Theft Auto”

New Companion and Renewed Energy

Everything is going great here in Ghana! Now that I’m out of training, I feel like I can seriously be self-reliant and work together with my companions as an equal partner when we share the Gospel. My new companion is Elder Ripplinger and he’s American and awesome.  I’m staying in Asuo Yeboah and Elder AndersonContinue reading “New Companion and Renewed Energy”