Well... I am training officially now. My "son's" name is Elder Broadhead. He is from Riverton Utah. He likes to hunt, and is a huge fan of soccer!
Transfers were very big in the Chinese Speaking
portion of the mission. I now have a new companion, Elder Broadhead,
and we are staying in Sitiawan! I will most likely be here for another 3
months, although nothing is definite, and we shall see what the Lord
has in store :D
I was in Singapore last week from Tuesday (leaving
Monday night) until Saturday Morning around 6:50 am, I am still tired
from traveling, but I had a wonderful experience. My Chinese improved
quite a bit, listening and speaking to Mainland Chinese students who are
studying in Singapore. They are very kind, and have wonderful
manners. I also have been able to improve my contacting skills due to
the thousands of people one meets in Singapore each day!
is wonderful! We are both not that great at Chinese, so the next while
will be a wonderful learning experience! We are looking for a family to
prepare and receive the ordinance of Baptism in December. We get along
well, and are learning about each other a lot. We are focusing on
doing everything according to the light and knowledge we have received
from Preach My Gospel, and The Missionary Handbook. We are learning a
lot, making mistakes, and having a wonderful time. Our studies are my
favorite part of the day, and then watching the people who we taught
keep the commitments that we extend to them, and grow closer to Jesus
Christ is incredible!
I love seeking and receiving revelation each day! I
wish to bear my testimony that the mission field is the Lord's
Vineyard, and He knows how to prune it, who to use to fertilize it, who
to use to reap the benefits of the labor, and the laws of the harvest. I
know that the Lord trusts me to trust Him, and I am excited for this
opportunity to develop our relationship.
Love, Elder Jacob Emmanuel Black :D