Selling Ice

Midwinter, as my wife and I would go knocking doors, I would grab the largest icicle I could find and hold it over my shoulder. We would knock on the door and say "Hi we are in the neighborhood selling ice". Got a lot of smiles and conversations out of that one. Elder and Sister [...]

2013-05-06T09:00:00+00:00 May 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Gospel Spreads Across the World…And in Trees

While contacting, my companion met a young teenage girl that insisted she would only listen if we climbed up the tree she was sitting in. So, flipchart and all, we climbed the tree and taught her the gospel. She eventually got baptized! Elder Hoopes Nevada Las Vegas 1981-1983

2013-05-03T09:00:00+00:00 May 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shotgun Tracting

While tracting one day, an older gentleman opened his front door. When he realized who we were, he pointed to a nearby closet and said, "I have a gun in there and I'm going to get it." Needless to say, we promptly left. Elder Ollerton California Los Angeles 1976-1978

2016-06-27T16:42:15+00:00 May 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments