When Will Austin Be Home?

  • Austin left on his mission:
    4 years, 3 months, 6 days, 1 hour, 31 minutes, 3 seconds ago

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Staying in Springfield

P-Day Frisbee in the Rain

So my companion, Elder Scott got moved down to Klamath Falls and I’m staying here for six months. Woohoo, a year in rainy Lane County! Haha, it’ll be good though.

My new companion is Elder Kelsey, who was just Elder King’s [...]

‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

Elder Rushton enjoying dinner at a member’s house.

This week…

This week was weird.

Tuesday Elder Scott and I watched Mr. Kreuger’s Christmas with a recent convert. Then, that afternoon, I got to go on an exchange with Elder Ayre, one of the other elders here in the 1st ward. It was actually really [...]

Serving for Days–Dec 15, 2014 Letter

Elder Austin Rushton Mission Name Badge

It was a good week, full of assignments and service. We’re not technically stewards over the less-actives or converts in the ward, so generally I consider visiting them a service to the ward. Of course, then there’s the scripture “when ye are in the service of your fellow [...]

Testimony: A Witness

Austin in the Army of Helaman

Alright everyone, brace yourselves because in this last week, I had some cool stuff happen. For starters, nobody got baptized, people are still lumbering along at their same steady pace, and we aren’t teaching anyone new. Big whoop. BUT that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening!

We had our [...]

Turkey Week (w/ Squirrel)

Sheriff Elder Austin Rushton

Turkey. Why do we eat it? Because it is tasty. Do we need any other reason?

Unlike my younger Canadian counterpart, we, obviously, celebrated American Thanksgiving with all the bells and whistles: a morning “turkey bowl”, a great family get-together dinner, deep-fried turkey, smoked turkey, regular turkey, music, and, at [...]