Presidents Corner
New Jersey Morristown Mission
26 And after that he came men also were saved by faith in his name; and by faith, they become the sons of God. And as surely as Christ liveth he spake these words unto our fathers, saying: 
Whatsoever thing ye shall ask the Father in my name, which is good, in faith believing that ye shall receive, behold, it shall be done unto you.  

33 And Christ hath said: If ye will have faith in me ye shall have power to do whatsoever thing is expedient in me.

Moroni 7:26,33
"We teach Repentance and  
Baptize Converts!"

Elder Andersen  focused on repentance.

“Repentance means to change, to return to God, to think more of Him, trust Him, and obey His commandments. Of course it involves the Word of Wisdom, going to church, and reading the scriptures. But repentance means a change of attitude, a beginning of a mighty ‘change [of] heart.’ One of the significant challenges of our day is that many people you teach do not understand why it is necessary to repent and do not know how to repent. You must guide them.”

Repentance, he added, is critical to true conversion.

“Unless we help those we teach to get on their knees and learn how to pray, personally, with real intent, even when we are not with them, they may not feel the need to change or the effect of this repentance. Kneel down with those you teach. We teach repentance and baptize converts.”

Be the Vessel.. The Instrument! of Change by feeling and using the Holy Ghost.

We cannot drive the Holy Ghost into the hearts of these people. We can deliver it unto them... in such a way that we help them to discover the source of these new feelings for themselves. This must be a personal discovery!

New Video!
This 4 minute video is very instructive. Study and ponder how you will follow this counsel.

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Help all around you to Progress..... Change... be better through following and obedience to what God asks.

Submit your will to His... become like a child and be willing to go and do what He asks of you .... ALWAYS.

This is where you will find peace and strength.

 In this mission we:

* Teach Repentance
Baptize Converts !

¨ Are Happy & Positive               

¨ Are Dedicated & Seek to use the Spirit

¨ Serve 

¨ Love & Build  Others

¨ Study and Pray

¨ Are Excited & Obedience

¨ Believe 

Take it to a whole new level in 2016.



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Role Play Video Challenge..

Winners for January!
1st Place Elder Garfield and Runyan
2nd Place  Sister Bloxam and Philbrick
3rd Place   Elder Verhaaren and Schultz and
Sister Golding and Cooper   TIE

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These videos were all very close... The major determining factor on why Elder Garfield and Runyan won was that they really clearly explained the 3 points in the last paragraph of the Introduction.. This part is ..."The why is it important for you section"... They carefully explained each single point. It was simple and very clear...  Everyone else did read this, but did not make it clear. If you are a new investigator... You will most likely not understand the significance of this paragraph without careful tutoring.

GREAT WORK and Congratulations to all who participated.

The Prize this month is.

1st place. Names engraven on the trophy for February winner and gift certificate. Trophy to stay in the mission home on display
2nd Place  $15 gift Certificate to Subway
3rd Place 2 boxes of cereal or 4  large Mangos. your choice.


Due February 25th 
We are excited to see the top ones.

Teach Simple and Clear.... Teach as if the people know nothing about our message.

Next videos due on the 25th of February..... Subject is Teach the Importance of the Sabbath day and why coming to church is so important. Help them to want to Feel the Spirit through Church attendance. Commit them to honor the Sabbath day and attend sacrament meeting. 4:00 minutes.

Awesome Prizes for the winners.
Not to mention that you will have the learning process of watching your own game film        (your video) to figure out what you need to improve.

Use these instructions to assist you with your questions about protocols.

See Standard Procedures and Follow Up Sheets Revised.

Baptisms this week..
Name Age Gender Missionaries Unit
M Schultz and Verhaaren Jersey City
F Charles and Lemon Princeton 2

2016 will be the best year ever.

The Prepared are coming in.
Thank you for your dedication and hard work.
The Savior is watching over us.

                                               Alright so we had some pretty cool stuff happen this week. We had like a few people that we were positive were going to come to church this last week. They were some newer people we have been trying to work with and also our progressing investigator but none of them showed up. During the opening prayer in sacrament meeting, I had my head down and this guy walks through the doors and sits down by me. When the prayer was over, it was just like the coolest guy ever this Chilean in like his 40s and he said he found the Book of Mormon and had been reading a whole bunch of it so he came to church. I could tell he loved the sacrament meeting too, oh man it was like one of the best sacrament meetings here in west New York. They had really good talks on unity, and our members Talked about family unity and ward unity. He was super interested in all the scriptures. He left after a little bit of gospel principles but he is ssolid! THEN, an Ecuadorean lady came in during third hour and was super interested to learn. It's super good to see God still sees our efforts and blesses us 

Miracles happen every day here in Jersey.

The Lord is in the details.


The 4 minute message...

This is an awesome introduction to the Gospel given to all the Apostles and Mission Presidents by two Elders. WOW... 

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email the President

Brother Clayton Christensen
Come and Join us.
This Saturday Morristown.

This is will be a special treat for all of us..
Please invite your ward council members to come at the 1:45 session.
Elder Christensen is a world renowned innovator in business. He is a professor at the Harvard Business School. He is a former area authority 70 and written many books,including                         Everyday Missionary.

Read the Susan Fulcher case and come prepared to discuss this.
Here it is .
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This is a wonderful Video from Elder Holland on Trials & Troubles.

Take a look.           

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Leap of Faith .... Indiana Jones

 This is great for those who seem reluctant to make the Step into the Waters of Baptism.  Show this to your people and ask them to TRUST the Savior.

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Welcome the Missionaries fresh off the plane.. WE are so excited to see them come.


     Say goodbye to some great ones... God be with you.  Jockey Hollow ... George Washington camp during the winter of 1779 -1780  10,000 troops.

Danny Humphrey wrote the Ricciardi letter. He gave us wonderful motivation to Follow the will of the Father.

If you have not read this Ricciardi letter... DO IT  Together!

I have fought a good fight... I have finished the race. I have given my all.  Thank you ..                 You will not be forgotten.  
Love you dearly.

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