Monday, January 25, 2016

But if we Die.... Let it be in the Baptismal Font

Hey everybody!!!! Startin off with the questions of the week. Wow, it seems like I havent done that in a while haha.

-We still dont know when we move apartments... hopefully soon!
-The new apartment is kinda far from our sector but we would take the bus so it doesnt take very long
-Transfer days are now Monday... and we dont have a reunion. Its like the same in the rest of the missions now.... they just call you and tell you if you have changes.
-Neither of us cook very much. Hahaha
-I did try a recipe at the beginning of my mission but I havent made anything else since then hahaha

Anyways. This week was honestly pretty awesome. Hard... but great. We learned alot this week thanks to adversity. We have been working really hard with some new investigators we found 3 weeks ago to get baptized. They had accepted all the teachings, commitments, and a baptismal date (this saturday). Well, on Saturday when we went by their house to verify that everything was A-Okay to go to church... the mother told us that they were not going to continue in the church (punch in the face). I puked. Then we started trying to minister her need right then and there in the doorstep because there wasnt a man inside so we couldnt enter. Well, long story short.... the extended family of this family had heard that they were going to be baptized and freaked out and told them that they could not be baptized or they would disown them. Always hard seeing how much the adversary works. 

But, a seed was planted in GOOD soil. The following example literally happened to almost every single one of our investigators this last week... problems with the family, and other things. BUT, we gonna go find some new people and BAP em! Thats whatcha gotta do! Just keep walking. Having a firm hope that Christ and His angels are preparing others to receive the gospel NOW. 

I testify that Christ lives and loves us. I know that there are angels preparing the way to be able to receive the gospel. I also know that if we are not obedient, their work is in vain because we are not going to be worthy to receive such a blessing.

Love you guys so much!!! this is the zone 5 de Abril. STRAIGHT MACHINES!

Elder Brophy

Monday, January 11, 2016

The Weekly Email :)

Hey Everybody! Obviously there are no questions today for a good reason... because we got changed P-Days back to Mondays! 

So, this last week was just pretty crazy! A lot of crazy things happened! :) Les explico. 

-Firstly, last week President just called all of the mission and said SUPRISE CHANGES! Hahahah I am not sure why but it was pretty funny and very unexpected. So, Elder Clegg got called and we showed up on Wednesday in MaipĂș and he had transfers to TALAGANTE... in my old sector hahahaha. So funny. And I received Elder Mertz! Its funny because I only have 3 weeks here in the ward.. and he has like 3 days so we are both getting to know our sector and the people... and the zone. A lot of stuff to do. :) 

Secondly, we had a meeting with President on Thursday where he explained to us that we are going back to the old schedule because the First Presidency has asked that all the missions be the same. So, from now on I will be writing on MONDAYS. :)

Now that that is all clear. 

This week was great. We are being very blessed by the Lord with a ton a new people who have been prepared to receive the gospel in their lives.

Something really cool that happened this week was that we had the opportunity to go on divisions with missionaries from the MTC here in Chile. I left with an Elder Beard from Herriman UT. Even though he couldnt speak a TON, such a stud. We were able to invite 3 people to baptism and you better believe this stud invited them all! Truly incredible how the Lord makes us instruments in His hands. When I would stop teaching and look at him to have him teach he would ask me ¨What do I say?¨ and I would say ¨Testify, or ¨invite to baptism¨, or ¨explain the Restoration.¨ And even though the words came out a little shaky.. or not 100% correct, there was no doubt that these people we were talking to could feel the spirit. It is so powerful how the Lord uses US (18,19,20 year olds) to preach His amazing Gospel.

Holy monkey I just love the mission. I just love this gospel and my Savior Jesus Christ. I can feel His love that He has for me through studying the scriptures. Today I came across this verse:
And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.
 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.Revelation 21: 3-4
May we study the scriptures daily! I invite all to seek to feel the love our Savior has for us through daily scripture study!
I love you all so much! Keep killin it and share the gospel!!!!!!!!
Ya boy
Elder Brophy
Elder Clegg and I when we were visiting some haitians that I swear lived underground hahaha

Tuesday, January 5, 2016


Craziest week ever.

-Sorry i forgot to send an email last week... i literally forgot hahahaha
-I am going to take a picture of the zone in 2 weeks more. :)
-Yeah, he got baptized.
-I made a ton of goals for 2016. it was weird as fetch because it was half for the mission and the other half not.
-i slept for new years. :)

So, I am gonna be brief because there is a ton of stuff going on and has been going on these past couple days hahahah.

Anyways, this week was amazing. We worked really hard a found a ton of new people who really have potential to be baptized. :) It was incredible. 

So, two crazy stories real quick.

1. We got changed out of our house! Something reallyyyyyy ghetto happened to our next door neigbor so they took us out and now we are living with other Elders.
2. I am not going to be with Elder Clegg anymore. SO LAME. We got called last night and President is doing surprise changes with all the mission. We werent expecting it. I am really going to miss Elder Clegg. one of my best friends. We must take the changes with a humble heart!

I love this gospel. I will let everybody know what is going on and who i am with next week!

Yes, i stay in my sector. Elder Clegg is dippin out.

love Elder Brophy