January 4, 2021


Tahlequah, OK


Elder Manning


Howdy Brothers and Sisters!!

This was an insane week!! I got like 0 time but I will try to catch yall up!! But to start it off I got Emergency Transferred into a new area! So there is a missionary who is leaving to his original assignment in South America and so I got Emergency Transferred to fill his spot. So now I am in a place called Tahlequah, learning how to be a Zone Leader! It has been way sick, I have loved it so far. This is my first English area so it is a lot different. My companion is a stud, his name is Elder Manning! He has this area Bumpinggggg and its so awesome to come in here and see it all!

I was really sad to leave the Marshallese people, they have become family to me. I didn't even get to say goodbye really because I got a call from President and was gone in 3 hours haha. I am leaving so many wonderful people who are about to be Baptized and so many awesome members and recent converts preparing for the temple in the next few months. But I am so excited for this new adventure and look forward to growing a lot as a person! This is the Lords work! I'm going to do do everything I can here in Tahlequah! I love the Lord, it's such a blessing to serve him and these wonderful people of Oklahoma!

God speed

Elder Barben


« Back

Coming Events

Oklahoma Oklahoma City Mission

Length of Service

100 %

Days in Mission Field