August 19, 2019


Enid, Oklahoma


Elder Springer and Elder Miner

Lakwe jan Oklahoma!

Hello friends and family! This week has been a good one! We have taught a ton this week its been awesome! We were on exchanges and I was with an Elder named Elder Cardall and he speaks Marshallese so it was nice, but we taught a lady names Billa and we taught her the best lesson I have ever been apart of. It was awesome, the spirit was so strong and she said that she would come to church and read the Book of Mormon and stuff. She was balling in the lesson, and Elder Cardall and I were so hyped haha. Its kinda funny how we get so happy when they cry in lessons haha. But we will see how she does in the future. But she is a member so we are just trying to reactivate her. That is how most of these people are. A TON of them were baptized in the islands and then they move here and are super inactive. We do so much member work, but it's good. It is super hard for them to keep commitments. A lot of them work night shifts and so they work from like 7 pm to 7 am and then sleep all day. They sleep sooo much haha. We will knock a door at like 6 pm and they will be sleeping. They are hard workers but they love their sleep. It's crazy how much I love these people already after just 3 weeks. They are so nice and always let us in and feed us mountains of rice all the time. And they have the cutest little kids. They are crazy haha we will be reciting the first vision and they will be crawling on us and stuff it's so funny. But the work is good out here, I am working hard with the language and Elder Springer is so cool to help me out with it. I love the work. Thanks for your prayers and support, love you all. God Speed!

Elder Barben


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