Saturday, October 17, 2009

BYE BYE Frontera

Here I am with my Companion Elder Oliva. (can you see the virgen mary in the background?)

¿¿¿¿District leader????

So Friday in the morning we went to a little town, (like 20 houses) and we decided to contact there, when all of a sudden the president calls me, he is like "Elder Harris, i have the transfers and I have a new assignment for you, you are going to Tuxtla Gutierrez as District Leader". !!!! i was ok i guess thats cool, meanwhile i was crapping my pants. oh well it will be good! Peace!!!

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Long Time No Blog

Hey everyone! It's been awhile (like almost 3 months). We have been very busy teaching these awesome people here in Mexico. Most are so humble and know right off that our church is true. They feel the spirit and want to be baptised. The main thing that holds them back is that they aren't married! It costs so much here to get married and they don't have the money to do it. But we're working with them and we know the Lord will provide a way.

I have a year now in the mission. Now that I don't have to learn a new language, it's just straight up teaching! I love this work and I love being here! I'll post some pics soon.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

4th of July!!!

Hi everyone! I got transferred to Frontera, Tobasco last month. My comp is Elder Hernandez from Mexico City. He's sweet. We get along great! Frontera is alot smaller than Carmen. We're the only two missionaries here so we're busy all the time. Of course, Mexico doesn't celebrate the 4th of July but for me it was the best 4th ever! We had 3 Baptisms Saturday - Miguel, Abigail and Hanner. yeah - it was sweet!
I would like everyone who reads this to help my comp. and I out this month by praying that we can be led to find families who are ready to accept the gospel. Most couples here aren't married because it's so expensive. They just live together and have kids so when it comes to accepting the gospel and marriage, they lose interest because they are overwhelmed about the expense. Please pray for us to be led to those who are ready and able to be baptised. I love you all! -Elder Harris

Sunday, May 17, 2009

My 20th Birthday - May 12, 2009

Hermano Luis & his family had dinner and a party for my 20th birthday
The familia Luis

Celebrating my 20th birthday

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Ince's Baptism!

Ince got baptised on Friday, April 24th. We went to the church to fill the font that morning and the power was out so we're like 'Ummm, what do we do?' So we called abut 30 people and no one could help us so we called the zone leaders and they started filling their font and then we had to call the members and tell them where the Baptism would be so both of us were calling and we were really busy. Also, we didn't have ANY money for a bus or taxi to get to the other chapel but then my comp found some money in his bag that he didn't know about so we took a taxi to get Ince and then went to the chapel. But not one member was there so we were like we can't have a Baptism without 2 witnesses or members to show support. That is just crappy. But then some other Elders showed up with an investigator they have been teaching who wanted to see a Baptism and it turns out she is Ince's aunt! It was crazy! Then other members came and I got to Baptise her and everything turned out OK. It was awesome! I'll send pictures of Ince next week. Chau!

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Baptism of Rosa Elith

It's a Girl!

Elder Armenta and I with Carmita, her husband,
and new baby.

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Carlos & Irene's Baptism in the ocean

Irene and her son, Carlos were Baptised on Feb. 21.

Saban City

Check out our rides!
My Zone leader and I went to Saban City to
interview some investigators for Baptism.
It was beautiful there!

Monday, January 26, 2009

Carmita's baptism

Carmita was baptised on January 23. Elder Armenta did the baptism and we were both in the font because Carmita is 9 months pregnant!
It was so awesome!

Monday, January 19, 2009

December in Cuidad del Carmen

Our humble abode

Christmas morning