Archives for July 2008

Missionary Jake – Part 9 of 10

This month should be records for the mission, the zone, and for my personal mission. Every day we seek to magnify better our calling of establishing the Kingdom by baptizing more and more.

Epic Excerpts: Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) was a British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II, saving the world from Nazi domination in the dark days of 1940.

A Banner Story Continued

Here are the last 18 banners and the photographs from which they are derived.

Missionary Jake – Part 8 of 10

This week we found two great families. The mom of one family said “I’ve been praying to know which church is the true church.” I said something like “Perfect, we have an answer.” She will be baptized in two weeks along with two of her five children and her mother.

A Banner Story

The story behind the banners I display on my rickety blog. All the photographs were taking either by my wife or myself and if you click on the banners in the post you will see the photographs from which they were derived.

Missionary Jake – Part 7 of 10

We are still the best zone in the mission. The president is really proud of our work. In November we are going to break another record. There are two wards in my area. One ward is really strong and the other ward is a little weak. We are working hard to keep the attendance high with lots of new converts.

Bountiful Handcart Days

There were a lot of marching bands in the parade and of course the biggest and best is the Davis High School Band. There were the usual cars and even though some were old there were none that were rickety. The governor and his wife were in the parade as well as Rob Bishop in a car that could barely hold him.

Seven Habits Class

We spent some time learning about Dependence, Independence, and Interdependence, which is the highest maturity level. We learned about the Emotional Bank Account where it may take up to five deposits to make up for one withdrawal.