Week 79

Dear family,

I actually saved up a lot of money when I was sick for weeks and I figure out that I should make use of it by buying the youth McDonald. We actually bought either 1 or 2 youth and most of the time I only buy one of them while my companion buy the other one. Reasons for bringing them to McDonald is to reward them for helping the missionaries so much and also an open eye experience for them because some of them have never had McDonald in their life before or couldn't afford it. 

I know about the MAS flight! The day before the incident, I was on my way back from Singapore. Haha. 

Miri Zone is really getting things done. It is so much better than before. People are way pumped and wanting to get things done. In the last MLC, we talked about how to get things done. The baptism goal this year is 545. What frustrate the missionaries the most is. Why doesn't the district presidency talk to the missionaries before they plan a goal? More over, missionaries are the one who really know what is happening when it comes to baptism. For example, KL District wants 100 baptism this year. Last year they had 30 baptism. I have faith that we could achieve it, but the members and the missionaries need to triple the efforts. I learnt in my mission to set realistic goal. 

Now the second problem, to make sure that we achieve this, we did a little calculation. Every 11 new investigators, 1 of them will get baptize. It also means that this mission needs 5000+ new investigators. I am pretty sure Miri Zone can do this because we have laid out all the plan. We talked to the district presidency, we discussed plan and we work together. Now we just need more and more new fresh idea on finding new investigators. We don't do knocking any more. We simply just need to think outside of the box now. We need to work smart not work hard. 

In the past months, the chinese missionaries are struggling really bad but now they are picking up really fast. I asked what did they do, they told me that they try to do it differently and they felt like they just work smart this time. It makes a lot sense to work smart if we want a kingdom builder. There is so much to say but I don't really know where to begin with. I try to write it down and share more next time.

Elder Tan

My first prawn fishing and I caught a really huge one.

    My second one within 5 minutes. The owner was like, this kid is taking all my prawns.

 Paranormal of the prawn fishing area

The trophy. I actually caught 3 and my companion caught 2. We are the only one that caught prawn. Haha

We cooked this 5 prawn this morning for burrito.

We actually helped one of the member to build their house. It was really fun. 

Breakfast Preparation Day is now a tradition in this house. 




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