Hola Familia y amigos!
I hope all is well. This week was super crazy. A lot has happened here. I don't have much time but on Wednesday of this week President called me and told me that because our mission has 2 countries we will now have 2 Assistants to the President and that me and another Elder named Elder Barrios are going to be the Assistants in Paraguay. Basically what we are asigned to do is help out President and all the missionaries and motivate them to teach repentance and baptize. We will be traveling a lot which will be crazy to do divisions with other missionaries and conferences and stuff but it will be great to help the mission out get them pumped up to be great missionaries! I had to go to Argentina the next day to learn how to drive a stick shift truck!
To end off I just want ot share a miracle that happened recently in our mission. So this week we had a Conference with all of the mission in Argentina with 2 seventies that came, Elder Brague and Elder Cristenson. When President Svec told us about it about a month ago there was a huge problem because a bunch of the missionaries in Paraguay had Visa problems and wouldn't be able to cross without paying a huge fine. President and Hermana Svec told us that the mission wouldn't be able to pay for it eiter and it was pretty expensive. So the whole mission picked a day to fast and pray so that all the missionaries could cross to Argentina and so that we could have this giant confereence. At first there were 38 missionaries that couldn't cross. It seemed almost impossible that they would be able cross without paying. But to make it short the last Sunday the whole mission fasted and prayed, and when the day of the conference came every missionary crossed in the mission without paying anything. Wowww...what a miracle. It was incredible. The power of fasting and prayer is real. God is listening and I know he answered many prayers this week with the conference. The conference was incredible, the whole mission was there, and the Spirit was so strong. I love this work. I know it is truly the Lord's work! Love you guys, have a great week!
(A couple excerpts from Rhett's dad's letter too)
Elder Brague and Elder Cristenson came and talked and it was amazing, the Spirit was so strong. I feel like it really motivated the whole mission to really open our mouths, and find those people that are prepared for us. He used the example of Peter and Cornelius in Acts where Peter was led by the Spirit to find Cornelius who was had been praying and fasting and was waiting for him just days before. We can all have our own Cornelius we just have to have enough love for these people and open our mouths! I loved it, it was awesome. I'm little nervous but feel very grateful and excited to be able to lead the mission and help save our bruthas and sistas! Love Ya!