When Will Austin Be Home?

  • Austin left on his mission:
    9 years, 3 months, 7 days, 4 hours, 51 minutes, 25 seconds ago

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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 [...]

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 [...]