Monday, August 26, 2013


Things are going well.  I've been talking to President Prince about getting a "casa capilla" (house chapel) out here in Villagorgona.  That would be sick.  It will require a lot of work, but it's definitely possible.  That's how Buenaventura started also, and they have over a hundred people now.

We are trying to get this one family baptized the on the 14th.  It's the family Rendón.  The mom, Alba, really wants it, but her two sons are a bit rebellious.  The 9 year old daughter will probably get baptized too.  The husband is somewhere in between her, the wife, and the kids with his desires.  We'll see what happens there.

Found a scorpion in the house for the third time since I've been here.

Played mini soccer today.  Scored 7 goals.  Nice

Still eating lots of rice.  I don't ever want to eat rice again after the mish.  except when I come back to visit.

Spanish is coming along well.  I pretty much understand everything.  Only when people speak with a lot of slang is it difficult. 

Tenemos una meta de 10 investigadores asistiendo este domingo.  Lo vamos a hacer.  

Elder Chase

Monday, August 19, 2013


Sorry I don't have a lot of time.  This dumb computer is so slow.  Things are going alright.  My comp is Élder R. from Perú.  This is now my 5th Peruvian companion.  

Also, for the people who want to write me, if you guys could do it on Sunday, that'd be great because it'd be a lot easier to email in the morning instead of having to wait until the afternoon.

We didn't have assistance to get people to the chapel.  It's hard for the people because the church is so far away. 
Yesterday we walked into a house and found 10 new investigators.  It was cool.  Their grandpa had just died recently so Wednesday w are gonna teach them the plan of salvation

My new comp likes soccer a lot.  Nice.  Maybe he can teach me.

Just working hard trying to do everything we can.  Sometimes its frustrating, but either way, just gotta keep going.   I've officially lived in Colombia over a year now.


Elder Chase

Monday, August 12, 2013

things are ok.  We had a baptism on Saturday.  Jennifer.  yeah!

My companion is getting switched, thankfully.  I don't know my new comp ,but we'll see what happens.  

We didn't have anyone come to church last Sunday.  That's the fist time since I've been here.  I don't know what happened but were gonna try to step it up this week.  

Just ate a hamburger.  Doesn't even compare to the US.  oh well, haha

We had a guy named Wainer who was going good towards his baptism, but then his girlfriend (who is a church member) broke up with him and got a new boyfriend a week later.  So, he's really ticked.  He knows the church is true and everything, but doesn't want to  go to church and see her.  It stinks.  Or, as we say here, "que piedra."

Entonces ya que se va Élder L., me toca tomar control aquí.  Espero tener éxito pero de todas maneras voy a tratar de seguir adelante y positivo siempre.  Los pocos miembros aquí son buenos y merecen tener su casa capilla.  Nos vemos

Élder Chase

Monday, August 5, 2013

Not much new here in VG.  We might have 2 baptisms this Saturday but its not for sure.  Their names are Wainer and Jennifer. 
The sun really beats down on you here.  I've got  a really nice farmers tan now,
Camera is still busted.  Don't have pics at the moment.
Hit 13 months today. yeaahh
I'm really trying to think of more stuff to write.
We get transfers next week.
Learned how to make some juices out of fruit.
Just trying to stay focused and work hard.  It's not  always easy but, then again, no one said it would be.
Pues vamos bien aquí las cosas siempre podrían ser peores.  Tenemos investigadores buenos.  Aprendo algo nuevo cada día y me esfuerzo por ayudar a las personas.
Élder Chase