When Will Austin Be Home?

  • Austin left on his mission:
    4 years, 11 months, 1 day, 5 hours, 38 minutes, 17 seconds ago

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Baptism #2

Elder Austin Rushton and Elder Kunz

That’s right! My second baptism! And we got it in just before Elder Kunz was transferred off to Medford.

When we taught this 17-year-old girl, I tell ya, it all just fell into place. She was so ready for the gospel! We have been teaching [...]

General Authorities Enjoy Meetings…….

Austin and Elder Kunz enjoy a light breakfast

So this past week was pretty standard schpiel until about Thursday. We finally contacted a referral we got two months ago! And had a lesson and it was great! Now whoever teaches this guy gets to deal with the drama of a divorce (it’s not fun [...]

Living Day to Day

Austin Christmas Morning 2013

We are locked in for a baptism on March 8th at 3:00. We have the program pretty much set in stone. Not only that, but I’ve been chosen to confer the Gift of the Holy Ghost: the baptism of fire. It is an honor to be given the opportunity to [...]

Baptism #2

Elder Austin Rushton praying? Or overcome with fatigue?

That’s right, we got someone on date to be baptized for March 8th! Her name is Elizabeth, and she’s totally converted, has had all the lessons, and has a blazing testimony. She’s 17, but her parents have given their consent, and she’s a really amazing individual. [...]

When it Snows in Eugene Feb 10, 2014


Elder Rushton and Elder Sanders.

It snowed for the second time since I’ve been in Eugene. This is very uncommon for Eugene. They, again, cancelled school, and the mission told everyone to park their cars for the duration. We had investigators cancel lessons because of the weather, but of course we were still [...]