Elder Hunt is out of the Mission Office!! New address is on the right! :)

Monday, January 28, 2013


Thank you all for sharing with me your past week. De verdad, me hace sentir muy contento. No sé que deciros porque nos veremos muy pronto! ¡Qué alegría!

Bueno, pues la abuela puede traducir lo que os he escrito asi que cambio ahora a íngles.

Looks like we have just about made it! I too am very excited to see you all but it all feels so strange. I know that I am finishing, but I don´t feel like it is actually going to happen.

I love my mission. I feel like I can´t express the emotions that accompany those words. I love it so much.

The clique phrase says that you leave a mission a boy and come back as a man, I sure hope that applies to me. My mission has changed me so much and I am so grateful to my Heavenly Father for the chance he has taken on me for my benefit.

I want you all to know that I love missionary work. I love Spain. I love my Savior and I love the scriptures.

We have just about made it. I can hardly even believe it.

I can´t wait to see you all soon and share in greater detail all the great stories and experiences that have occurred in these wonderful past 2 years.

I love you all and thanks for your support.

Os Quiero un huevazo

Elder Jason Hunt

Thursday, January 17, 2013

I´ll probably only speak in Spanglish!

Wow what a week!

It went by really fast!

I don´t even know what to say. My comp and I are getting along really well, he is hilarious and we are having a good time together. We only speak Spanish so I am back to the point of thinking in Spanish instead of English so that will be a fun change when I see you guys, I´ll probably only speak in Spanglish!  But anyways, things are going really well for us. We are a little short on investigators, but we worked hard this week and hopefully we will quickly see the fruits of that. I love my mission and I can´t imagine it ending. 3 more weeks. It feels weird reading over that again. I am so excited to see you all though!

We are working hard and seeing miracles here in our little pueblo. I love the lord and I love doing his work!

Talk to you next week!

os Quiero,
Elder Jason Hunt

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

4 Weeks to Go

What a week!

Monday was new years and Pday, Tuesday we did splits, Wednesday we went to Valencia to get my companions residency card and Thursday we were finally back to Crevillente. It was an eventful week!

As much craziness as we had, it was still a productive week. Our baptism from last week got confirmed this past Sunday and he is a great little guy. He just turned 12 and we are working hard with his family to draw them to the waters of baptism.

We had quite the miracle this past week, at least for me it was a miracle. There was a less active family that we visited once when I was with my last companion here in Crevillente.  We only visited with them once because honestly I don´t think they liked my last companion. But I called them last week and we picked them up and started visiting with them. The daughter, who is 17 has always refused to pray. Yesterday, we had a family home evening with them (We had been having them weekly with them on Sundays) and we can tell that they are really starting to open up to us. The mom went on a long rant about her complaints and we just listened.  We had a really good activity for the lesson (it was basically just a big scripture study) and then we played Spoons. They had never heard of it and it was a big hit. But at the end, the daughter offered to give the closing prayer and next Sunday they will invite a friend to come (yesterday she had a friend over as well). It was awesome.

I love my mission and I am so happy to be here serving. We have a tiny branch but I love the people so much, despite all their silly Spanish quirks! =]

Well Family, 4 more weeks to go. That sounds so weird to me. But whatever, I am working hard and I love the Lord,

Os Quiero,
Elder Jason Hunt

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Strong British Names

Thanks for the letter family. Sorry this one will be short, but we can talk in basically a week. I have been on a bus since 830 this morning and it is now 1800. My new comp comes in from the MTC tomorrow so the trainers came in today (pday) to the mission home. So i have been on the bus all day.

I was in Torrevieja with my MTC buddy Elder Kirkham all week and that was a blast.

We picked olives for a service project and it was a lot of fun. A member invited his neighbor to come to the service project and turns out, he was already friends with a bunch of the youth. They invited him to church and he loved it. (the branch there is half english half spanish there are a TON of old british people that live there. I got to translate) But anyway, after church he went to the branch choir practice and he just couldn´t get enough.
We talked to him and all we talked about was Christ and baptism and he was all for it. It was a good lesson and he has been very prepared. It was a really cool experience.

At Church I was standing next to elder kirkham and a nice old british sister looks at our name tags and says "Hunt, Kirkham. That is what I like to see, strong British names." It was pretty funny. I love British people. They are so funny. It was also magical to listen to an English member give a talk about Christmas. Something about English accents and Christmas made it feel like Christmas was really coming!

Well anyway, I´ve got to get going. I have no idea what is going to happen for Christmas, timetable wise. But I will hopefully let you know next week!

I love you! Sorry This is short!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Last Transfer Training

Just like Ashley I am going to have a kid! (again)

President Deere called me and told me that I will be training my last transfer in the mission. However, my companion doesn't get into the mission until the 18th. My old comp left yesterday to go home for the surgery and so I have been hanging out with the elders from "Torrevieja". Elder Kirkham is serving here so it has been a blast (He is one of my chumps from the MTC) But tomorrow all my traveling starts.

Tuesday I go back to Fuengirola to the mission home to do a trainer training. I come back here on Wednesday. I will be around here in this area until next Sunday and then Monday I take off to Fuen again to pick up my new companion. We will be in Fuen for awhile then we are off to our area. However, the 19th we have zone conference in Murcia (I am going to say these cities as if you know what I´m talking about) So instead of going to Crevillente(my area) and then to Murcia and then back again, we will stay in Murcia his first day in the mission and then head "home" after the conference.  This will be my last zone conference so that means I will give my good bye testimony. I´m not going to tell my new comp that I´m going home until after I give my good-bye testimony, so his first day in the mission field he’ll find out that his trainer is leaving him! In total, we will be together for a little less than 7 weeks. So that will be interesting.

We had our baptism for our deaf and mute investigator. It was really nice, quiet, but nice.

Well family, I love you all so much! I hope you have a great week (8 more for me!)

Os quiero,

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

9 Weeks Left

So 9 weeks left. You know, saying 12 and 11 and 10 weeks left was fun because it didn't seem real, but now that I am in the single digits, I feel like I got a punch in the stomach when i realized that I am at 9 weeks left. 9 weeks is nothing! Speaking of 9 weeks, apparently my companion who has been out for 7 months and I are racing to get home. Looks like he is going to win.

ok, I shouldn't be so dramatic. But turns out my comp´s wisdom teeth are coming in and he has to go home to get them taken out. So this Sunday He leaves to go back to Madrid, he will have his surgery next Monday and then recover. Funny thing about Spain is that when you get your wisdom teeth out, they take one pair out, make you recover a week, then take the second pair out. So he will be out for at least 2 weeks. So that means that I will go to another area in the zone and wait for my comp to get back. But it is weird because he’ll get back right at the transfer change and he is probably leaving. He has already been here for 2 and a half transfers. So I am curious and anxious to know what is going to happen!

Anyway, lots of fun stuff happening. It is looking like we will have a baptism this Saturday! We are excited. His name is Jose Domingo and he is deaf and mute. Lessons are very interesting. This past week we taught him the commandments. I never have been a charades fan but I am probably pretty good at it now. Try teaching "keep the Sabbath day holy" to a deaf and mute Spaniard  by acting it out. now imagine the law of chastity.

But he is great and a Elder Aviles has picked up a lot of Spanish sign language so that has been a big help. There are also two members who can do it really well so they have also been a big help.

I am not sure where I will be next week when I write, they might even close this area for a few weeks while they figure out what to do with me and my comp while we wait for him to get back. We will see!

Well family, i love you so much. I can´t believe it is the holiday season again! How exciting!

I love you all so much and I look forward to "speaking" with you again!

Os quiero,
Elder Jason Hunt

Friday, November 23, 2012

New Area

What a week! I don´t even know where to start. First of all I guess, my time in the office FLEW by, it was like a blink of an eye. It was also a blast. I had a lot of fun and made some really good friends there.

I am here in Crevillente. It is, well, interesting. Thankfully though, we are keeping busy so I don´t have too much time to think about only having 11 more weeks left in the mission (But who´s counting?! ;p ) haha

Well anyway, I had a long bus ride but it was good, I slept basically the whole time. That was nice, a good long uncomfortable nap.

The people in the surrounding areas of Crevillente say "Crevillente: Tierra Mala, Gente Peor" (Crevillente: Bad land, worse people) They are definitely interesting people here. The branch is really great and they are excited to have a new missionary. They, being a branch, are really mission minded and help out the missionaries a lot.

We are teaching a lady named Imna and she is actually getting baptized this saturday! woohoo! She got married last week (had to get married first, she was living with her "husband") and now she will get baptized. She has been what we would call a "dry member" but she is finally getting baptized and the whole branch is very excited.

An interesting experience happened this week, there is a member of the branch who is both deaf and mute and we visited him. My comp "speaks" spanish sign language so I just sat there and watched, The member had a sign language dictionary so I was skimming threw that trying to think of something to "say" to support the conversation. Nothing came to me. In the end, I just smiled and gave a thumbs up.

My comp is elder Aviles and he is a champ. He is still way young in the mission so he is still trying to figure some things out. He´s an interesting character. I am kinda bummed to be back to only speaking spanish. I love the spanish language, but nothing compares to english!

I am having a good time. I am happy and working hard. Sometimes I have to reminded myself to stop thinking too much, because after all, I do have 11 weeks left in the mission. ;p

Well family, I sent my address to my new apartment last week so I hope that if any one wants too, they can send me some holiday love! I love you all!

Os quiero,

Elder Hunt