Week 110: December 14, 2015: Last Letter

Well, Saturday has officially marked my 25 months of being a full-time missionary. 25 months have come and gone. It’s a strange thing to suppose. Never thought I would reach this point, that’s for sure.

To sum up the week, we had our lesson with Sandra Tuesday evening, which has been the first time in about three weeks that we met with her. We had the lesson in the Richen’s home and we also had brother Hale with us during the lesson as well. We started off by sharing “A Savior is Born” and based the lesson around the “Why” of Christ’s birth and taught of His pre-ordained mission as the Savior and Redeemer of the world, His earthly mission and His atonement, and why that is important. We taught this more for Makayla and Abel’s understanding’s sake than Sandra’s. But we later on share the other video that is also on christmas.mormon.org which is “Why we need a Savior.” We invited them to attend the Mesa Temple lights and if all goes well, we should be going with them tonight after 6:30 PM.

Wednesday was Transfer meeting and I believe that this was truly inspired. So I am only here for an additional week, so I am now in a trio with Elder Sites… and Elder Wolfe. Yup. They put the “Wolf” and the “Fox” together. I am convinced that this was inspired. Elder Wolfe has been out for three months and is from Denver, Colorado. And he’s really awesome. He and Elder Sites will be good together.

Overall, this week we have seen a couple of cool miracles. We have tracted into a few people that have potential to be real investigators, which is great. Friday after Weekly planning, Elder Wolfe and Elder Sites had to go to a new missionary meeting from 1:00-4:00 PM and so I just went on splits with a priest and did work, which was a lot of fun. Nothing too miraculous, but it was just good, fun, missionary work. And we just picked up three new investigators Sunday night. How that came is we have been trying to get in and meet with the Menarchin’s (potential investigators in Desert Ridge ward) for the longest time and we came by Sunday evening and their oldest daughter who is in college – Autumn – answered the door and she was the one that got Baptized several months ago. And so she walks outside and starts talking to us for a bit, and then the mom walks out too and we start talking for a bit and then she says, “Well, dinner is now ready and you are more than welcome to join us if you’d like.” We certainly did not turn down that opportunity, so we came in and had dinner with them and asked if we could share a message with them afterwards. We start by sharing, “A Savior Is Born” and bearing testimonies of the Savior and reading scriptures on Christ from the Book of Mormon. We follow-up on if they read the Book of Mormon and they have not yet. So we invited them to read Alma chapter 7 as a family and to pray about it and pray about the Book of Mormon to find out if it is true. The nice thing is that Autumn is staying there for at least a month since she is on Winter break from college now so she will be there to encourage and everything. Autumn talked to us after the meeting and was shocked and had no idea her mother or siblings would be as interested as they were. Just goes to show that you really never know until you invite and ask.

We’ve got a good last few days lined up. We got the Temple lights tonight, we got a lesson with Sandra tomorrow night, and I’ll be going on a lot of exchanges/splits with other missionaries/priests. Should be good!

It’s crazy to think that I am just at the end though. It’s almost sad. I truly understand why missionaries refer to going home as “dying” now. Because it isn’t dying, it is far from it, but man, it certainly does feel like dying. It’s just the pressure of how little time there really is. As I reflect on my mission, it is hard to believe I am where I’m at. It has been a roller coaster of up’s and down’s and it has taught me so much about life. It seems like there has always been a spiritual battle leading up to this even back when I was first working on submitting my papers to go on a mission. Despite the battles, I know that God has been ever merciful unto me and unto all those around me. And He always is there. Christ’s Arm of Mercy is extended towards ALL who will simply come unto Him.

I have a testimony of this Gospel and of Christ’s Restored Church here upon the earth. I know that we do have Prophets that are led and guided by our Savior, Jesus Christ. He truly is at the helm. We live in a time as prophesied in which good would be called evil and evil would be called good and because God loves us, he communicates to us this day. There is a lot of misery and a lot of sadness that comes with the world that can sometimes be associated with happiness. But wickedness never was happiness. The only way to find true and everlasting happiness is through acceptance of the Gospel which Christ taught.

Throughout my mission, I have met many, many, many people that have fallen away, have apostatized, or have lost their testimony in God. And the overall theme I find with these people is that something has happened in their life, whether it is a terrible tragedy or a lot of stress or what have you, that has caused them to forget the fundamental doctrine that God loves them and is their Heavenly Father. The Adversary tells them they are not loved, they are not cared for, and that leads them to stop believing in God altogether; because they would rather have no God at all than a God that doesn’t love them. And thus by turning away from them, all they feel is bitterness and sadness… even dreams get affected by it. By turning away from God, they end up turning away from the One who could heal them.

Never turn away from God. That is the absolute worst thing anyone can do in times of difficulty. God loves you. He loves each and every one of us. He knows you by name. That is why he provided a Savior for us. That is why He has given us the ability to pray. And He wants us to pray and to communicate with Him. And He will answer your prayers. We just need to patient in His timing, but He DOES answer them. And when the answer does come, we MUST be obedient to the prompting of the Holy Ghost. With His guidance, we can overcome all things. I know that is true because I have experienced it myself. I know that the Savior is there for us. That He will guide us and protect us in all things. This Christmas Season, let us remember that He is the gift God gave to us, and let us ask ourselves, “What gift will I give to the Savior?” As you do so and as you act upon that question, you will be blessed. I know that Jesus Christ lives today. And because He lives, we too shall live. And this I say in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

Merry Christmas everyone!

Love, Elder Foxx

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Back: Elder Grayson, Elder Martin, Elder Barr, Elder Conover, Elder Sites, Elder Marler, Elder Foxx Front: Elder Briscoe (got transferred from Australia because his visa expired), Sister Olsen, Sister Junod, Sister Cowan, Sister Wells

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“Your son and his companions at church today. He is excited to see you soon. He has been an awesome missionary and we will miss him.” Pam Walton, Madero Ward

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Elder Foxx, Jacob Boyd, Elder Sites, Elder Grayson, Elder Barr

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Elder Wolfe, Elder Foxx, Elder Sites

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My milk expires when I do… 😦

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Week 107: November 23, 2015: Happy Thanksgiving!

So last Monday, we had our final lesson with the Arrington’s girls. The lesson was on Service and Missionary Work – both topics that tie very well together. After the lesson, we got everything scheduled up for their Baptismal Interview and for the Baptism itself.

We were going to have a lesson with Sandra that night, but she had to cancel because she wasn’t feeling well. Speaking of which, it seems that for the past two weeks, 95% of the people we visit or come across has SOMEONE in the house that’s sick. Just got that AZ Winter bug, I guess.

Wednesday, we had FHA at the Catmull’s, which is always fun. This was probably my last FHA on my mission unless they have FHA before December 17th. So we’ll see. After FHA, we then went with the zone leaders to the Santa Rita building so they could do the Baptismal Interviews for Alexi, Jazlyn, and Alora Arrington.

Thursday morning, we went on splits from 10:15 Am to about 1:00 PM with Dallin Bacon – who is leaving for his mission to Russia on the end of January. We weren’t able to get anyone else with us that morning, so we just trio’d it up. We basically had a list of people we wanted to go by and we just tracted all the doors of the roads that those people lived in. Didn’t really see much success from it, but we talked to a lot of people, so that’s better than nobody answering or nobody to talk to, haha. Later than night, we had Coordination meeting with Madero ward and most of the topic was on the Arrington’s Baptism and getting that all prepped up.

Friday, I had another appointment with President Hale regarding my foot. And boy, nothing just seems to have been working. There is one procedure he could have done, but it would put me out for a week and I don’t really have a week to spare, so I’ll just wait until after the mission to get it taken care of. It’s nothing super urgent or anything, it’s just really annoying that I’ve been trying to get this fixed since May and nothing has been working.

Saturday was really cool though. At 9:00 AM, we had Dallin Bacon drive us over to the Queen Creek Chandler Heights Stake Center to see in the Seville Groves ward, Liz Stowers FINALLY getting Baptized! I was so happy when Elder Faulkenberry told me that it was finally happening! (he’s been in that area since I left it) Elder Simons came down to see it as well. It was really good to see it finally happen and to see the people from that area again. It feels like it’s been forever since I was last in that area. Yet at the same time, I remember it like it was yesterday when Elder Anderson and I first got that referral in and we knocked on the door and Liz just seemed like the most golden investigator ever apart from her work situation. So I was really happy to see that!

Saturday was also a special day for the Arrington’s because that is when the Alexi, Jazlyn, and Alora got adopted and later at 6:00 PM, they entered into the waters of Baptism and were Confirmed members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. That was really cool to see. It’s been really great teaching those girls, they are very sweet and just absorbed everything. It’s really cool to see how much this really means to them because this day is really the start of a new life – not only with the adoption and leaving behind the life they had before, but being symbolically reborn through Baptism. It was really cool. Sandra Cool and Abel showed up as well, which is great (Makayla didn’t, she was at a slumber party). We really haven’t had much of a chance to talk to them about it, but it was great seeing them there.

So it’s been a pretty good week. This week will be interesting what with Thanksgiving being this Thursday and all the snowbirds are back in town, haha.

In the tradition of Thanksgiving, I figured I’d say that one thing that I am really thankful for is the Atonement of our Savior Jesus Christ. Because of that one act, it means that each and every one of us can progress, each and every one of us can truly be made clean from anything that we have done in the past. Because of the Atonement, we have someone we can turn to during the good times and the bad. As we celebrate what we are thankful for this Thanksgiving, let us make it a goal not just to be thankful by saying we are, but by truly showing that we are.

Hope you all have a great week and a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Love, Elder Foxx

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Baptism of Liz Stowers Elder Simons, Elder Foxx, Eleanor, Liz, and Spencer Stowers, Elder Vest, Elder Faulkenberry

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Baptism of Jazlyn, Alexi, and Alora Arrington Elder Sites, Jacoby Arrington, Brother Mat Arrington, Elder Foxx, Jazlyn, Alexi, and Alora Arrington

Week 105: November 9, 2015: Keeping our Promises

So last Monday evening we taught the Arrington’s girls about the 10 Commandments; specifically going over the law of the Sabbath, the law of Tithing, and the law of the Fast.

Then after that, we taught Sandra and her kids and we followed up on the fasting commitment. They did fast… but without a purpose. They forgot about thinking about what they were fasting for. So really they just starved for half a day was what happened. Anyway, what we did this visit was we read 1 Nephi 8 and tried getting them into the habit of marking scriptures and really studying scriptures and pointing out things that stand out to them. And so after reading through it, we invited them to study that scripture again by themselves and mark at least 3 verses each person and then compare who marked which verses, in which we would follow-up with tonight’s lesson.

Wednesday, I had a follow-up appointment with President Doctor Hale to see if the body is taking its natural course in the healing process and so far things are going good, so the next time I see him will be a couple of weeks.

Thursday we had interviews with the Mission President! YAAAY!!! So that was good. This was the fastest he’s gone through interviews though, I got to say. Normally, he doesn’t get finished until 5:00 or 6:00, but he was done with them by 2:00. Everyone’s interview was super quick, which is a little unusual. But my guess is that he had to get out as soon as possible because that night, we had expanded zone conference.

Expanded zone conference is basically like a zone conference mixed with a fireside in a way. Basically a zone conference where members of the wards and stakes of a general area come and receive trainings on doing missionary work. This expanded zone conference seemed pretty poorly attended compared to previous ones though. The last one I’ve been at went all the way back to the end of the cultural hall. This one, the chapel wasn’t even completely filled. And the stakes invited were the Desert Ridge, East Mark, Boulder Creek, and Val Vista stakes.

And then Sunday was of course Stake Conference, which was really good. A lot of the talks seemed to be echoes of previous messages we’ve heard in General Conference, such as simplifying our lives and not complicating the Gospel or our lives with unnecessary clutter. Elder Oaks talked a lot about different forms of missionary work for the most part I’ve noticed, in regards to inviting others to Christ and working with less-active and part-member families.

It was interesting though because we actually had a real proselyting day on Sunday, which I’m not entirely used to, haha. Normally we’re in the church building from 10:00 – 4:30, so this was different. It was good though. We were able to get in with more people that we have struggled getting in with on other days of the week, so that’s been really good. We have a lot of people that have the potential of becoming investigators if we could just get in and consistently teach them… crossing our fingers here.

But yeah, that was pretty much my week. There’s been a bit of talk from some members we’ve talked to regarding the additional church policy of children with same-sex parents. I personally haven’t run across anybody that has mentioned this whatsoever, but I guess every member ever has on Facebook and online and all that stuff.

To be honest, I just don’t see why the policy is even questionable. The likelihood of a situation of a child of same-sex parents wanting to be Baptized into this church is an extreme rarity already and secondly it would be an even greater rarity for the parents to agree for them to be Baptized. And if there were same-sex parents that would have their kids get Baptized into this church, it would be more than likely just to make a statement than anything else.

I don’t really understand the whole debate about it. And from my understanding, it has mostly been members that have gotten upset over it. It’s sad to say, but it leads me to think about the parable of the ten virgins. Half of them were not prepared to meet the Savior. And it’s kind of scary to think that it would be the same for the members of the church. That’s something that has been interesting to see throughout my mission is what little things lead members to apostasy. It’s a scary thing.

All I know is that God has called prophets and apostles in our day who receive direct revelation. This is Christ’s church, He is at the head of it, and it is He who leads it. God loves all of His children. But sin will always be sin. He will never draw away from us. Only we will draw away from him. That’s something I’ve learned a lot from the Book of Mormon in particular. God’s promise he made to Lehi was always there. He always kept his end of the promise that the people would prosper in the land. It was the hardened hearts of the people and their disobedience that led to their natural consequences. And so it is with us. That is why it is so important we always keep our end of the promises we make to him.

I love you all and hope you all have a great week!

Love, Elder Foxx

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Week 104: November 2, 2015: Officially the Oldest and Longest Out

Halloween has now passed and November is here. Next up is Thanksgiving and time for more craziness and hecticness in everyone’s lives.

Our week was interesting. Monday evening, we taught the Arrington’s the Law of Chastity and Word of Wisdom. Tuesday we had another lesson with Sandra, Makayla, and Abel… and it was interesting. I dunno, we’re kind of just at the point where I had been struggling that entire day just figuring out what to really teach because while there are other lessons about commandments to teach and things like that, I was trying to figure out what we could do to help them in their circumstance. It’s been tough. So I felt the lesson was really rough just trying to figure out really where to go with it. We had a lesson planned out, but it didn’t really come out… in the end, we commited them to fast this fast Sunday for something they personally feel they need help from God with. But I dunno… I just felt the lesson wasn’t all that great.

Wednesday was Transfer meeting and so that pretty much took up all day. It wasn’t until that morning at 9:00 AM that they finally told Elder Grayson if he was being transferred or not (which is ridiculous since the meeting starts at 11 AM). So they finally informed him and he is staying. So there’s that. Gotta say though that meeting was weird. I am officially the oldest (longest out in the mission) missionary in the Arizona Gilbert Mission. The group that I came out with back in November are all home.

Thursday evening, we had a couple things happen. At 6PM we had Desert Ridge ward’s Fall Festival activity. It had a decent turn-out, but nothing too spectacular like I was expecting. Thursday in the day it rained pretty hard and then in the evening around 6:50 or so it started to rain and so everyone had to evacuate the chilli and goodies inside the building.

Then 7PM, Christopher Burke got Baptized! YAAAY!!! It’s been a LONG time waiting! It was a really good Baptism. Elder Grayson, Elder Carpenter, and myself got up and bore our testimonies on Baptism for the “Talk on Baptism.” Brother Evans (Katelynn’s father) did the Baptism and Bishop Peel and brother Donaldson were the witnesses. But seriously, I was so glad to finally see this happen!

Friday evening was Madero ward’s Trunk-or-Treat. And it was kind of the same thing with the attendance at Desert Ridge’s activity. Not too bad, but nothing too spectacular either. Still, it was good, it was fun.

Then Saturday was Halloween. So similarly to last year’s Halloween, they had us over at the Gilbert Temple in the evening and we were specifically told not to proselyte. I mean, I guess going to the Temple for Halloween is fitting anyway. I mean, we feel the presense of the “Holy Ghost,” we are doing work “for the dead.” Seems to be rather fitting, haha!

But yeah, that’s the jist of what’s happened this past week. Now November is here and Elder Sites (from Chicago) is now freezing in this weather. Funny how there didn’t seem to be much of a transitioning period between the weather temperature.

Anyway, I hope you all have a wonderful week and that with Thanksgiving approaching that you always ponder and think about what blessings you have been given and why you are thankful for them. God Bless!

Love, Elder Foxx

Jacob Boyd, Elder Grayson, Elder Foxx, Elder Carpenter, Christopher Burke

Jacob Boyd, Elder Grayson, Elder Foxx, Elder Carpenter, Christopher Burke

Elder Barr, Elder Grayson, Christopher Burke, Elder Foxx, Jacob Boyd

Elder Barr, Elder Grayson, Christopher Burke, Elder Foxx, Jacob Boyd

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Week 103: October 26, 2015: Surgery went well

So this has been an interesting week. Monday was another lesson with the Arrington’s girls that we’ve been teaching. We taught them the Plan of Salvation and two of the primary teachers over there present for the lesson. So something we found out is the one of the girls went to a family in Glendale and they are also LDS, interestingly enough. So we are just teaching three of them now, which I think I mentioned last time.

Tuesday we had another lesson with Sandra and her kids. We had the lesson in the Hunt’s home this time around. Brother and Sister Hunt were Makayla’s (Sandra’s 14-year old girl) ma and pa during Trek and the ages of the Hunt’s kids matches the ages of Sandra’s kids, so we thought that would be good. So we finished teaching the Plan of Salvation and afterwards we just followed up on some specific commitments related to prayer and we asked Makayla if she had prayed asking directly if God is really there and if He is real and she admitted that she didn’t do it out of fear of something terrible happening like a car accident or some crazy event. So she’s afraid of getting a catastrophic event as an “answer” for some reason, so we talked about that for a bit and tried to resolve that concern. It was really good to have brother and sister Hunt there to help as well. We then followed up with Sandra and asked about praying concerning the living situation and she says she hasn’t done that, kind of also for fear out of what the answer may be, she doesn’t know what to do as far as moving out or anything like that and she and her fiance don’t have a date due to “credit issues”, etc. And so sister Hunt read her 1 Nephi 3:7 (which we coincidentally read to her a few lessons ago when the situation was first brought up) and explained that when God asks us to do something, He will provide the way. So we extended the same invitation again and she said she’d pray about it.

Then I had foot surgery – using a needling technique and so that put my out of commission for a while. He had to numb me up hardcore and after seeing what my foot looked like that night after taking all the wrappings off, I am REALLY glad he did because that could have been a Halloween costume right then and there just looking at the image of the foot. But it’s healing up pretty quickly and by Friday afternoon I was able to regularly walk on it and by Saturday, we biked in it.

Then Saturday was the wedding of Christopher Burke and Katelyn Evans (Desert Valley ward – my last area). So THAT finally happened. Christopher’s Baptism is going to be next Thursday. I’m still a little upset at how pushed off it keeps getting (to be honest, he should have just been Baptized back in August), but whatever. It should be happening soon, so the stress from that can be done and over with. It was really weird being at the wedding though. It was held at the church building at Ray rd and I don’t know, we just really felt super out of place. But eh, they looked happy. A little stressed, but happy.

Beyond that there wasn’t a whole lot that happened a part from a TON of mission politics and drama that happened last night and this morning. I won’t give any specific details on it, but let’s just say I really, really, really, really, really, really, really cannot stand most zone leaders in this mission and this is probably one of the most immature and irresponsible things I have seen them do. Regardless, we FINALLY got info on transfer calls. Elder Sites and I are staying together, which I figured. I wasn’t anticipating anything happening on our end.

But anyway, despite how stressed I have been since last night and today, this week should be a fun one. Wednesday will be transfer meeting, Thursday night is Desert Ridge’s Fall Festival, Friday night is Madero’s Trunk or Treat, and then Saturday is Halloween. Next thing we know it’ll already be November. Time flies.

Anyway, I hope you all have a great week and have a safe and Happy Halloween!

Love, Elder Foxx

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Week 101: October 12, 2015: Teaching and Carving Pumpkins

So Monday evening, we taught our first lesson with the four little girls that the Arrington’s are adopting. It was a little different teaching it this way because we essentially taught the entire family (which consists of about 8 adopted children, 1 child by blood, and two parents, so it was a full house) so it was more like teaching a lesson in primary or something and just having the kids raise their hands and answer a bunch of different questions and teaching using the pictures on the pamphlets we had. So that was fun.

Tuesday, we had another lesson with Sandra. And that morning, I just felt prompted that we needed to teach The Gospel of Jesus Christ (being that through Christ we can be cleansed from sin, living the principles of Faith, Repentance, Baptism, Receiving the Gift of the Holy Ghost, and Enduring to the End) It was interesting because it was over an hour long lesson and we only covered really Faith and Repentance, which is unusual from my experience because I feel it is usually the quickest lesson we go through. But there were just a lot of interesting conversations and there were a couple of concerns that she was having. One of them being her current living situation (she is living with her fiancé but they are not yet married and there is currently no exact marriage date yet), which she actually brought up to us because apparently she had heard that from another member that she couldn’t get Baptized until that happens. So then she’s talking about how now that she knows that, she is feeling all this guilt, but at the same time with their current situation, it’s not the most logical or easiest thing to just suddenly change the living situation, and so she’s been really frustrated with that. So that’s been interesting. It’s kind of a tough situation. On the bright side, she said that her prayers have been getting better and that she feels more comfortable with praying, so a lot of the difficulty is hopping over that obstacle.

We had F.H.A. on Wednesday at the Catmull’s, which is always fun. Nothing too particular to say about that.

Other than that, it was kind of a “meh” week overall. I don’t really know why. Nothing really hard or terrible has happened, there’s just been this mood in the air of just feeling very… “meh.” It’s weird. Halloween’s coming up soon, which is strange to think about. We’re starting to see all the decorations come up both inside the houses and outside, so that’s cool to see. This morning for P-Day, we gathered together at a member’s home and carved pumpkins, so that was fun.

But yeah, that’s kind of all I have to say about this week. Hope that you all have a wonderful week!

Love, Elder Foxx

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Elder Foxx, Jacob Boyd, Elder Conover, Elder Martin, Elder Grayson, Elder Shively, Elder Sites, Elder Barr, Elder Mauclair, Sister Bacon, Sister Cowan, Sister Rigby, Sister Wells

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The line of Pumpkins

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My Pumpkin (The Triforce from Zelda) #rushed #Pumpkingutswouldn’tgetout

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Week 98: September 21, 2015: Inter-zone’d

TRANSFERS!!!

Welp. This is pretty darn hilarious. I got inter-zone’d. I’m still in the Desert Ridge zone. In fact, I’m still in the Desert Ridge stake… and I’m in the same District. I moved from the Santa Rita and Desert Valley wards to the Madero and Desert Ridge wards. My last area and current area literally touch. So that’s pretty funny. I didn’t move far at all. I do live in a different home though.

So I am with Elder Sites, who is from Chicago and has been out for 7 and a half months. I have known this kid ever since he was a month and a half out down in San Tan Valley in the Bella Vista zone. And we’ve been in the same zone ever since. Crazy stuff.

Anyway, not a whole lot I have to update on beyond that. The work is pretty slow down here, there isn’t a whole lot going on. The only “investigator” we have is an athiest who is fine with us coming over and chatting about things, but doesn’t really believe in God. He has met on and off with missionaries in the past. The last visit we had we talked about myriad of things such as praying and things like that. He talked about how he just has a hard time with a lot of things in organized religion, such as the Bible being a book that had been handed down for so many years and changed to whatever’s people’s ideas area and he is lead to believe that all of it is just stories and things like that. He also asked “What do ya guys feel about other religions, are they all bogus or something?” And so we talked about how every group of religion will have some form of truth in it or another and that there is a reason for that. Because all of them at one point or another formed off of the original church that Christ himself established anciently. So we talked about the apostasy and the importance of prophets and how it is true that there have been parts of the Bible that have been altered or changed, which then led to talking about the restoration and the importance of the Book of Mormon. Soooo this guy has met with missionaries on and off for a while and somehow never got a Book of Mormon. (lolwut?) So we gave him one. He said he’ll skim through it, so we’ll see.

So the work’s pretty slow right now. But it’ll get better. There’s a lot that’s going to need to happen for it to get better, but it will. We’ve been trying to get to know the members more and build up trust and talk to more and more people in general. We’ve been able to hand out a few copies of the Book of Mormon, so hopefully things come of it. We haven’t really come across anyone who is super interested or anything, but we’ll see what happens.

Anyway, that’s about it. It was kind of funny because I was thinking before transfers about how much I’m going to miss my last area and everything and here I am just up the street, haha. It’s pretty funny. But I hope you all have a great week!

Love, Elder Foxx

P.S. My coming home date got moved to December 17th…

You can find Elder Foxx’s updated address here.

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Elder Grayson, Elder Foxx, Jacob Boyd (Desert Valley)

Elder Grayson, Elder Foxx, Jacob Boyd (Desert Valley)

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Elder Grayson, Elder Foxx, Jacob Boyd (Desert Valley)

The Boyd Family (Desert Valley)

The Boyd Family (Desert Valley)

Elder Sites and Elder Foxx

Elder Sites and Elder Foxx

Katelyn Evans, Christopher Burke, Elder Foxx (Desert Valley)

Katelyn Evans, Christopher Burke, Elder Foxx (Desert Valley)

Ken Hart (Desert Valley)

Ken Hart (Desert Valley)

Lane Henney (Desert Valley)

Lane Henney (Desert Valley)

Quinn (Santa Rita)

Quinn (Santa Rita)

Brother Moon (Santa Rita)

Brother Moon (Santa Rita)