Sunday, January 24, 2016

Teach Repentance and Baptize Converts

Kia Ora Whanau!

Not gonna lie, this week has been long and rough but still had so many miracles!

This week was MLC (Missionary Leadership Council) where all the Zoe Leaders, Sister Training Leaders, Assistants, and President and Sister Rudd get together and talk about the needs and concerns of the mission. We call it Jedi Council. it was my first Jedi Council and it was amazing. It was so cool to be there representing the sisters that I have responsibility over and going seeking for ways to help them. We talked about so many different things, like you do at a Jedi Council, but one of the main things we discussed was the culture of our mission. And how as leaders we have to own the culture in order to change it. and I was thinking about that n terms of life. We each have our own "culture", the way we live our lives, and if we want to change it we have to own it and take a stand. But there may be some who like the way their culture is going, so we need to take a step back, look at it from Heavenly Father's point of view and decide if it needs a few changes here and there. If we own our culture and become what we want it to be then we can help others along the way as well.

Along with the Jedi Council we had a worldwide broadcast for ALL missionaries from the missionary department. And they talked about what our mission culture should be which is to "Teach Repentance and Baptize Converts". All the different things we, as missionaries can do to fulfil that. In 3 Nephi 11, Christ has just appeared to the people in the Americas and really the only things he talks about in that chapter is repenting and being baptized. it actually talk about baptism 13 times in the one chapter. That's what Christ wants us to do. Bring people to repentance so that they can be baptized.

Life is good people. Hard. But Good.
stay cool
may the force be with you
kia kaha
Sister Judd