Monthly Archives: August 2010

1st week

Ok, this week has been nuts.  First, let me tell you about Elder Teng.  He’s from China.  A city called Dalian, I think.  He works hard, but we definitely have some cultural differences.  He is sometimes critical of others and … Continue reading

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Church in Talks to “Regularize” Activities in China

30 August 2010 The First Presidency and other senior leaders at Church headquarters in Salt Lake City have had discussions with a senior official of the People’s Republic of China from Beijing, and have established a relationship which we expect will lead to regularizing the activities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in China. Continue reading

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Zone Conference

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1st e-mail from Singapore!

August 27, 2010 Subject:  “Thoughts from the future…” (because he sends e-mails 15 hours ahead of our time), Well, I’m here!   Also, just so I don’t leave you guessing, the area that I’ll be serving in is… Actually, maybe … Continue reading

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He’s there!

Friends & family: Twenty three hours ago we talked with Johnson by telephone for about 45 minutes as he waited to board Cathay Pacific Airways flight 881 from LAX to Hong Kong.  We loved speaking with him!  As confident as … Continue reading

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11th (and last) e-mail from the MTC

August 23, 2010 Well, now that I’m leaving, I suddenly feel like I havent been here long enough. ‘My Chinese isn’t ready, I’m not gospel savvy and I still  have a million questions.  But in four hours, I’m out.  I’m basically … Continue reading

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Photos from the MTC

Today we received Johnson’s SD card with photos from the last 10 weeks!

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