Elder Drew Schneider is serving a full-time LDS 2 year mission in Billings, MT. Drew is originally from Snowflake, AZ but had recently moved to Mesa, AZ before heading out to Montana. His family loves and supports him. Thank you for your interest and support via this blog.
Red Lodge Montana
May 1, 2017
Isn't Spring Supposed to be here again?
It's Monday again!
It's been a pretty good week. Me and Elder Munroe are finally
figuring this place out. There is a ton to be done, we just need to do it
right. A lot of part member families and less actives that are on the edge. We
were able to have 5 investigators at church and we put someone on date for
baptism this week as well. We are hoping to see a few by the end of this
The members seem pretty excited as well. I guess change is
good every once in a while.
As for new experiences, we had one this week. I was
officially chased by a dog for the first time on my mission. Well, two dogs. We
were knocking on a former investigators door and his yard is closed in by 4 1/2
foot tall fence all around his house. So we closed the fence behind us and
knocked. Well not long after that a Pitbull and Rottweiler come tearing around
the corner looking pretty mad. So me and Elder Munroe ran for our lives and
jumped his fence like we've never jumped before! After wards we couldn't stop
laughing cause it felt like we were in a corny Mormon missionary movie or
something like that. But really though, those dogs were out for blood.
We also had a pretty awesome lesson with an investigator
this week. She grew up Christian but has a hard time believing in what she grew
up in. As we progressed in the lesson she opened up and told us that she was
just scared that she was questioning the things her parents taught her because it’s
all she knows, but she feels something is missing from it. We were able to
reassure her that questions are good and that some of the things she was taught
aren't entirely true about the nature of God and the gospel message. She
completely understood the great apostasy and was really open to reading the
book of Mormon to get some new knowledge. God is preparing people for the truth
With that, I would like to say that this is the work of God
and that he lives and loves us. This is his church that he established from the
beginning so that all might have the opportunity for eternal life. I know it’s
true! Have a good week, I love you all!