Elder Brockton Lamb

Elder Brockton Lamb
Argentina Comodoro Rivadavia Mission
Jan 2014-Jan 2016

Monday, December 29, 2014

December 29, 2014- Próspero año y felicidad!

Próspero año y felicidad!

What is up!! 

Christmas was so bomb! Went to flia Sosa´s house! ate lamb...played with the kids..made some memories!
Not much to say.. yesterday was fun.. drove up a truck 5 hours north to Trelew for president then drove back down.. reminded of the good ol Pine Valley days just driving everywhere.
Skyping was soooooo amazing!! Love seeing the family and knowing that everyone is doing so well is making me feel a thousand times better out here! good luck to Mckinley and Zac and actually the whole family heading down to Texas this week!
Can't wait to see all the cousins when i get back!! T-minus 1 year now... how crazy!!
We got pics of me and my best friend Nikolas... he got that little "pool" for Christmas...such a homie.

We got a pic of me and the lamb we ate Christmas eve night... ill send a better pic of me with the lamb head next week!
Then we got ourselves a pic of the comps and i in Trelew in our roadtrip crew!
Love yall!! Make goals and complete them!! Read the Book of Mormon! Act and not be acted upon!!
Elder Lamb

December 22, 2014


So my sister got married!!! CONGRATS!!! Too dope!! I am so happy for you!! I wish I could have been there to see everything!! I love seeing the Greens there and all the family! You can't get any better people than them!  I was thinking about it the other day as I was lying in my bed and it kinda hit me that she was getting married and I was just chillin sayin my prayers and was so insanely grateful for this gospel..everything is so perfect! You are now that much further on the path to Celestial exaltation! How tight is that!?
Well I am super excited to skype on Thursday! What time is best for all of you guys!? I was thinking like 4 pm here which would be 12 in the afternoon there! send me the username and all the jazz and we'll get this thing fired up!
Thanks for sending me pics dad! I love seeing all the cousins! 

It was so fun talking to Mitch... I was letting the elder I'm training practice answering the phone then he turns to me and says this guy Miguel with a strong accent wants to talk to you... his Portuguese Spanish accent was awesome! haha the first thing he said was Brockton it´s Mitch don't freak out.  I was so pumped! I also had to call Darren to tell him to activate Tres debit card.  It was so awesome to talk to him and hear how he's doing! I tried to call Jill first but she was at work.. Tres is doing awesome and is right on the beach in the northern warmer part of our mission.

Well we had a pancake and waffle lunch yesterday at the senior couples house and it was toooooooooooooo good.. one of the Assistants Elder Jeppson received maple syrup in a package so we took full advantage of that! I'll send some pics later!
Well I love you all... I am so grateful for Christmas and the opportunity we have to serve and to remember our savior Jesus Christ.. He had a humble birth.. He reached out to others and served.. the Pastores followed the shining star... now it is our turn to turn our heads to the star and follow in the path towards Christ.. 

Thank you for all of your prayers!!!

I thought that it was HILARIOUS Mckinley and Zac had to stop to pay a court fine for a hunting violation! 

Go out and make someones day this Christmas outing! 

Elder Lamb

December 16, 2014- Él el la DÁDIVA

Él el la DÁDIVA

Fam bam wam the man... whats gooooood???
So uhhhh my sister is getting married this week?!?!?!?!? WHAT???? I feel like it was just yesterday she was engaged and now she's getting married!! 
Oh and dad, the foods you mentioned are disgusting! They also have this sausage called morsilla that sucks!!! it's literally just all the dried up blood from the pig and they form it in the shape of sausage but it's purple and black and I thought it was a normal sausage and oh was I wrong!!!!! I cooked it up and I took a big bite and I can't even describe hard nasty it was... HARD PASS from that time on!
And Arizona!! goodness I miss those families so much!!!
So whats gonna be the schedule for skypin? Hopefully you will have some time for that still after all that's going down ahí!
This week has been CRAZY!! Everybody was transferred yesterday so I've just been super busy getting all the tickets and making everyone legal to travel! Honestly it's sooooooooooooooooo much work haha but it'll all be worth it... some day.. :)
13 people went home this week... and it was the first time that it was actually sad to see some of them go home.  So there's every type of missionary out here and I have been here in the office when the super truchos that were disobedient get sent home early and just the shame and embarrassment that goes along with that. Then I see the kids that were disobedient but worked pretty hard so they went home on time but pretty much just dragged all their companions down with them.. then there´s the coasters who just are there but don't do anything bad but don't do anything good either and nobody really misses them too much because they were too busy missing back home... but then there's the fieles.. the faithful who truly loved to serve and loved the people of Argentina.. yesterday 13 of our best missionaries went home and it was hard to see.  Watching them give their last testimonies was so powerful! They truly loved the people here! They loved this mission and they love our Savior! These different types of missionaries pertain to real life!

It's way too easy to coast and always have your mind wondering off and even if you think you are doing great you subconsciously know that your not.  I want to be able to say I gave it my all! I truly do love this mission and I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve here. 
More than everything I am so grateful for our Savior and for his eternal love for me.  
Thank you so much for your prayers!! THEY´RE WORKING!!:) Yesterday things were struggling a little bit trying to transport 100 missionaries at the same time with all their luggage from all over southern Argentina and there was a moment when I was super stressed and honestly didn't know what to do...I said a prayer asking for guidance then I thought about all the other people stressing out about the same thing I was stressing out... and there's a huge difference between me at that moment and others at the terminal dealing with the terrible service... at the end of the day I knew I was going to be able to go home to the apartment and read the words of Christ.. I knew I had a father in heaven looking out for our mission and I knew he wasn´t going to let anything slow this work from moving forward..we were able to work things out and they passed!!

Center your life around Christ and you can find happiness!!! Sometimes it might seem impossible but it's there.. :) 
Thank you for your support!!! I LOVE my life!!!:):)
MIRACLE!!! ok real quick!! We ran into this guy on the street name Jose Maria... He stopped us and said he liked what we were doing...we said thank you and asked if he knew about the church and what our purpose was.. he said yes and he told us his purpose was for us to teach him so that he could learn and then one day be smarter than us... we told him we would be honored and met up a time to meet with him... we took his info down and instead of us going to his house he just showed up at the church the next day which was last Friday.. we taught him a lesson and he said he wants to be baptized!!!! We told him about church on Sunday with pretty little hope that he was actually going to come because to be honest it just seemed to good to be true!! Guess who came to church on Sunday!? Our boy Jose Luis and guess who has a chess date tomorrow with him... this guy!!!! the 3 of January we're going to have a baptism in the office!!

Again... thank you for your prayers!!!!! They truly are working!! I took a picture with him Sunday night at the Christmas program...holy cow..trying to get these argentines to sing good might need a few more prayers... ;)
Sorry for the novel!! I haven't wrote in a minute!!!!! 
Love you all! 
Send me Pics!!
Elder Lamb

p.s. I'm training the new secretary so in 6 weeks i am outtaaahere!!!:)
Last pic with my boy Elder Nelson before he got transferred to the middle of nowhere haha

December 16, 2014


So uhh ya our door broke and it wouldn't open with the key and that's the only way in so we spent about 2 hours trying to break into our own apartment...finally had to borrow the neighbors ladder and crawl through a tiny window in the side of our apartment and then take the door apart from the inside completely off the hinges...it was quite the night... 

Monday, December 8, 2014

December 1, 2014- Turnt up for Turkey!

December 1, 2014

Turnt up for turkey!! #nohaypavoacá

What is up famskies!! S/o to Ethan for his amazing talk!!! What a stud!!!!!! It has been a minute! Like literally felt like a minute since I was writing everyone...

So everything seems to be in wedding mode back home! Can't say I feel like I'm really missing out.. I wish could be there for the wedding but all the before stuff...ya hard pass.. haha

Everything out here is great....busy as ever! We actually had a legit Thanksgiving! President invited us as well as the assistants and the senior couple here to his house to have thanksgiving with them which was too amazing!! We had everything!! We had a turkey!! Nobody gets turkeys here! So the turkeys came from Brazil and we had stuffing and bread and rolls and jello...everything we could have dreamed of! Even pumpkin pie...(well squash pie because there aren't any pumpkins here either..) but still bomb! We were able to go around the table and say what we were thankful for and it was awesome to here such powerful testimonies.  The senior couple are unreal! Elder and Sister Carter from Orem.  Elder Carter was an engineering professor at BYU for over 30 years and it's INSANE how smart he is.  He has the world record speed time for an electric car in his class. He used to race out on the Salts Flats every year against people from all over the world! 
I'm so grateful for so many things!!! But especially the family!!
So yesterday we went to the terminal to buy some tickets and we saw these two white kids there...which isn't too crazy because half the people here are white but these guys had some backpacking backpacks with them and looked like they had been traveling a while.. Both were blonde and one had pretty straight teeth and that's when I knew they weren´t from here...so I went up said "hola como le va? están viajando por todo Argentina?" and the homie just looked at me confused but wanted to talk.. He mumbled something then I asked if they knew english and guess what? they did! it's my dream to run into people that know english. So it turns out that the one with straight teeth is from Germany.. he saved up 50,000 Euros to travel the world and the other kid is from Alaska and he worked on one of those crazy big and dangerous merchant ships in Alaska fishing to make his money to travel South America.  They met each other 10 days ago in Chile and while drunk the German asked this random Alaskan kid he met that night if he wanted to go travel the patagonia in Argentina and now they're here!!! They are both 19 and the kid from Alaska had a friend serving the mission in Chile.. super cool! We shared with them why we were here and our purpose and left them with some things to read.  haha They don't know a lick of spanish but how tight that they just decided to know the world!
I was reading in Our Search For Happiness by M Russell Ballard and he dropped some lines that were so simple but so powerful and meaningful.. He was talking about living a Christ-centered life. He wrote, "after the Spirit of Christ enters our hearts and our souls, we can never be the same again." How true is that... we know exactly what to.. we know the path that we should be on and there's no way I can deny that now! Another thing he said that I've been thinking about was that "It's hard to have a negative attitude about things if and when your life is focused on the Prince of Peace.." Just think about that and then tell me how true that is!!!
Love you all!!
Elder Corderitoooo

November 24, 2014

The Whisperer

This guy was screamin to the heavens after that lesson

Love my life..love Argentina..love the Patagonia..love the mission:)
Elder Lamb

(This goes with the picture where Brockton is showing the penguin the picture of Christ.)

President took us and the assistants to Camerones! It's this tiny fishing town about 3 hours north of Comodoro... we left super early in the morning and we were there with the penguins and whanackos (weird llamas) and foxes! It definitely made me appreciate the patagonia so much more!! it truly was sooo beautiful! I'll send more photos later!
President was just laughing when he saw me jumping between rocks in my church clothes.  He's totally normal and loves to have fun and laugh... such a blessing!

More picture from Camerones and a random drunk man that yelled at me while in line at the store.