When Will Austin Be Home?

  • Austin left on his mission:
    5 years, 0 months, 28 days, 1 hour, 42 minutes, 48 seconds ago

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Elder Martin and Elder Rushton


So my right arm is randomly twitching and spasming while I write this….hopefully this doesn’t make my email take forever to write.

We had a great week this week, but quite obviously it all revolved around our baptism on Saturday. The rest of the week was good, but [...]

Ain’t No Time fer Creative Title Writin’!

Austin visits the House of Mystery

As I was considering what to write to my Mission President today, I couldn’t think of a lot. I think, the longer I’m out on my mission, all the twists and turns that occur daily become more and more routine and less and less memorable. So I apologize [...]

Why Do They Always Kill The Prophets?

Elder Austin Rushton Mission Name Badge

Over the past week, there seemed to be one central theme: “Endure it well”.

D&C 121:8 reads, “And then, if thou endure it well, God shall exalt thee on high; thou shalt triumph over all thy foes.” This revelation came to Joseph Smith while he was in Liberty [...]

Weekly Rhythms

Elder Austin Rushton wearing glasses and his best smile!

Hello friends and family,

There is a truth I want to highlight in this letter: Sometimes you can guess how a week is going to go from day one.

On Tuesday, the first full proselyting day of the week, we had four lessons planned and [...]

Good Friends are Important. Good Enemies are Important Too.

Elder Austin Rushton in need of a haircut.

Hello everybody! There is so much to be talked about this week…I hope I can get through all of it!

So as some of you may already know, my newest companion is Elder Thomas. He was in Junction City, just north of Eugene, at the same [...]