When Will Austin Be Home?

  • Austin left on his mission:
    5 years, 9 months, 6 days, 2 hours, 49 minutes, 23 seconds ago

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Transfer Day–July 14 2014

Austin and companion at an optical illusion house on P-Day.

So as my companion finishes packing (he’s being shipped down to Yreka, CA for the final six weeks of his mission) I’m writing this letter to send to all of you! You’ve got to love transfers for that: they take up your whole P-Day. [...]

Independence Day 2—-July 7, 2014

Austin at the Oregon-California state line.

I know what you’re all thinking, but this is not the sequel to the original hit film. No, this is just my second Fourth of July in Oregon.

This time last year I was staying in a middle, bottom floor apartment. We had to [...]

Pure Religion — June 30, 2014

Elder Austin Rushton Mission Name Badge


Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the vices of the world. (James 1:27)

This past week we basically did [...]

Weekly Email– June 23, 2014

Elder Rushton P-Day

My week was a little unorthodox. We held our final zone conference with President and Sister Young, who will be returning home at the end of this month. I will be the first to say that it was one of the trunkiest farewells I’ve seen, but I think they [...]

Something Not Insightful

Angel Moroni on the Portland, Oregon Temple

Note: Austin’s 1 Year Anniversary in the Mission Field is on June 19th!

I get the gist that generally people get tired of hearing me just write about just the lessons I learn each week, so this week I’ll go more for just talking about the stuff [...]