Monday, July 25, 2016


So first off, my new companion is Elder Jones, and he's a stud. Very good teacher, super obedient, and we're gonna be homies. It's awesome! And. We Serve over the YSA Ward on the Texas A&M campus!!!! I love it
so much. Campus is beautiful. The people are nice. The Ward is killer. Honestly. Life is so good.

Also. M. and D. got Baptized. Soooo good!! Everything worked out. Except the youngest daughter who we thought was 8 is actually 7. Nepali people count age differently though. So it was just mani, Dhan, and the daughter! Me and elder jones drove 100 miles from college station down to their church. It was amazing.

Life is great! I've met some amazing people here. One of them I'm actually sitting by named Matt. He's a recent convert of a month, and he's amazing. So many good people. I love you all so much!

Have a great week!

Elder Roberts

Monday, July 18, 2016

Going English!

Last week in asl. This week has been tough. But, one of the best weeks of my life at the same time. Saying goodbye to a lot of the people I've served with was so hard. Elder Boekweg and I went on a last exchange, and it was so sic. We haven't been companions for 3 transfers, but we didn't even skip a beat. Our teaching was spot on.
It felt good. In the past year, not a day has gone by that I haven't seen him, and now I'll probably not see him very often for a good amount of time... Pretty sad. Last night, we had this cool testimony meeting a family in the ward does for the missionaries getting transferred, but this time we invited some investigators, and this family our district has been serving like crazy fixing their house, and those were some hard good byes, too. Honestly. Service creates bonds between people you hardly even know exist. They're an amazing family, and it's been such a privilege to get to know them.

So enough of the sappy stuff. Now some sic stuff!!

So M. and D. Oh man. Seriously, everyone buckle in, because stuff went down this week. For those just tuning in, m. and D. are a deaf family from Nepal who have been investigating for nigh on 15 months. Long time. And D. told us about a month ago she and the kids will be moving with their family to Kansas, but M. flat out refused.
So he'd stay. We figured they weren't ready for baptism then, D. has been very Luke warm, and so we'd baptize M. when they left, and he'd move eventually, and down the road, the rest would hopefully get baptized. 

That was our plan until last week. We decided the family all needed baptism. Together. Before they left. Challenge
accepted. we go, teach about the tree of life again, and this time, we mention that in order to get there, and partake of the fruit, we need to be baptized. 
D. asked "when can I get baptized?" 
Missionaries "next week."
D. "what time?" 
Missionaries "how does 10 sound?"

Best part? M.told us just before our lesson he has changed his mind. He's moving to Kansas, too! Meaning if we hadn't listen to the Holy Ghost, and invited them all to be baptized, none of them would be. How tragic would that have been!!

Oh. Also. Right after we committed them to baptism, M. called his best friend who has been in most lessons and was all "H

ey. I'm getting baptized next week. You in?" So he's getting baptized then, too! So just like that, we have 5 baptismal dates in a matter of an hour.


Hahaha honestly such a crazy experience. So they're getting baptized!!!!!! I'm definitely coming back for it!

I could honestly keep going. This week was so good. But I'll end on that note.

Love y'all!

Elder Roberts