Tag Archives: Wilhelmshaven

In which we hear the Parable of the Oranges

Tuesday we started something called power finding. We visit members, pray with them, and then go finding in their area. We visited with a member that lives near us on Tuesday and did finding around our neighborhood, which I don’t … Continue reading

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In Which Elder Billings drives on the Autobahn and Helps Coach Football

So this week was actually really interesting. I spent the first three days in another area because one of the zone leaders was in the hospital. He is ok now, so nothing to worry about. I was with two elders … Continue reading

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Reading the Book of Mormon

So we just started reading the Book of Mormon as a mission. We are focusing on the gospel of Christ and discipleship. That is always a theme that seemed to be in the background, but I never really went that … Continue reading

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Transfers!

So I have big news. My trainer has been transferred to Groiztsch which is close to Leipzig. 😦 Good bye Elder Matthews. My new companion is Elder Field. He was a Zone leader in Chemniz, and I think he will … Continue reading

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A foggy day in… Wilhelmshaven

Schöne Güße from Wilhelmshaven! Spring is finally here (I think). The trees don’t have a lot of leaves yet, but flowers are growing in and some trees have turned yellow. Mornings and evenings get pretty foggy. We usually aren’t out … Continue reading

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In Which Elder Billings doesn’t speak English when he’s speaking German

So Spring just barely started, and I was greeted with rain and cold. It was pretty rough. We haven’t been able to ride our bikes because of it, and when we do, my shoes and pants get muddy (sad face). … Continue reading

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16 March 2014, In which Elder Billings ponders miracles

This week went by really quickly. When I first showed up my companion told me that we will have the longest days but the shortest weeks. I have definitely noticed that this week. Every day is so full of things … Continue reading

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