Kenyans loved President Monson

Kenyans loved President Monson

Kenyan members share their thoughts and love of President Thomas S. Monson

News Release

There are 13,000 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kenya. They come from all walks of life and of all ages. Here, some express their thoughts and love of President Thomas S. Monson.

“I thought I was tired of serving in church until I watched “On the Lord’s Errand: The Life of Thomas S. Monson.” I found it on YouTube last year. It hit me that I had not even scratched the surface of serving. His story inspired, strengthened and encouraged me to keep pressing on in the Lord’s work.

I always looked forward to Conference because of his funny stories and uplifting spiritual talks. He had such a great sense of humor! I will miss him… my favorite quote from President Monson is “Choose your Love, love your choice.” Sister Millicent Achieng, Relief Society President, Nairobi West Stake

                                 

“President Monson was a great Prophet and I especially like that he emphasized reading the Book of Mormon plus visiting the temple. I took his words to heart and took myself to the temple and felt the spirit so strong. I’m trying to be a light –a’ living sacrifice,” writes Thomas Kasue, a member of the Athi River Ward. Kasue was one of the first baptized in Kenya in a hunting lodge’s swimming pool, in the early 1980’s. His family was the strength of the early Church—truly pioneers in Kenya.

     

                           
          

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