Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu is well known in the mission as, only the best missionaries get to serve there. When I was transferred into Sabah, there is a war going on at that time where there is some terrorists trying to take over the land. That was really far away from my area but it's in Sabah. Coming out from my first area, I find myself in a foreign land again. Here in Sabah, they speak really good with all the difficult vocabulary sometimes. I love it as it helped improve my Malay tremendously.

I spent my first 6 weeks in Kota Kinabalu 2nd branch and then another 6 weeks in Kota Kinabalu 1st branch. It was frustrating as I have to start from the beginning again and by the time I have everything I need, I was transferred out. Thankfully I have all the information ready for Elder Loke when he replace me in Kota Kinabalu. And he helped built Kota Kinabalu 1st branch.

I met Sis Anita in District Conference. She came all the way down from Sandakan.
Glad to see someone that I really know finally. 

My companion is really good at catching monitor lizard. We were setting
traps to catch one so that we could cook and eat. 

Had my first crocodile egg. Its equivalent to 2 chicken eggs. 

Had my first fishing and I caught the biggest fish in here. 

Kota Kinabalu is really pretty. 

Had the chance to meet Ian's mom. She is really nice. 

Elder Tadius's sister, Emmy got baptized. We have to go teach her at KFC
because she works there. She was supposed to get baptized with one of her
sister but apparently she is not ready. 

Get to meet with Edre before he went to BYU-Hawaii

On the far right on the front row is a member getting ready to baptize his son.
The son has phobia with water and wouldn't get into the water.
When the father immerse the son into the water and back up,
the son shouted for joy. It was really funny.
The lady sitting beside me is an investigator that missionaries used to work long
time ago, I texted over 100 people about learning the gospel. Grace is the only
one who showed interest. 




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