My mission president changed my life and other obvious musings

I was called to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Germany Hamburg mission. I can already tell that I am most likely going to overwhelm my readership with Mormon-esque lingo, but I'm going to do my darnedest to explain myself. Young men and women members of the... Continue Reading →

That time I almost got thrown in prison by an African prince (in Germany)

Trains. Sitting by the window seat on the inter-city express from Hamburg down to Münster watching the yellow fields of raps (the canola in canola oil) speed by was the first moment of semi-peace I had felt since the long flight across the Atlantic to begin my assigned labor in the corner of the Lord's... Continue Reading →

I was going through some of my old notebooks from my two-year mission several years ago. As members of our Church, we have a responsibility to set aside two years to preach the gospel. I was called to serve in Hamburg, Germany back in 2010 to 2012.  The first city I served in was the... Continue Reading →

A chance encounter

I’m taking a swimming class this semester, and I get myself a good pair of goggles.  It’s funny how the Lord sends small and tender mercies in the most random moments, and this was one of them.  Even it was just to make my day a little brighter.  I had the following conversation with one... Continue Reading →

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