Elder Dylan McGee
Kansas Wichita Mission
7011 E. 13th St. North
Wichita, Kansas 67206-1219

Monday, February 29, 2016


Hola!So, this was the last week of the transfer and a lot of good thingshappened! The people here are so prepared to receive the restoredgospel. Emporia is a great place. We are still working with andteaching David and he's still working towards baptism. He's doinggood.But we got some kinda bummer news last night. Me and Elder Lemon getalong super well and are making a lot of good things happen here andhe is getting transferred on Wednesday. And get this, I am gettinganother brand new missionary and I'll be training again. I was alittle upset to be honest when I first got a call last night from theAssistants because I've already done it a few times and I thought Iwas done. But I've prayed quite a bit about it trying to align my willwith God's will and I finally came to good terms with the fact thatI'm going to be training again. But this time as a District Leader, aswell in a big district. I'm often baffled at how much trust the Lordhas for 19-20 year boys and girls. Especially for me. This is NO DOUBThis work! HahaWhen Peter and Andrew were called by the Savior to be Apostles, theSavior said, "Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men." The Lordturned some fisherman into remarkable Men of God who helped changemany hearts and converted many to the gospel. The Lord can turn all ofus into people we never dreamed we could become as we accept hisinvitation to Follow Him. It's a molding process though that is toughand hard. But worth it. Hope everyone has a great week!
Love, Elder McGee

Monday, February 22, 2016


Hello! This was an interesting week. My companion got really sick
Monday night and it lasted until about Thursday morning. Then Thursday
night one of our investigators had a baptismal interview with my Zone Leader. Didn't
pass it. I was baffled to say the least, I've never had anyone not
pass a baptismal interview before. The Zone Leader said the investigator didn't have
a strong enough testimony that Joseph Smith was a prophet.
Anyways, hopefully we can just continue to build faith and still
help the investigator be baptized. Because the investigator was slightly rubbed the wrong way after that experience.
BUT, there was still a lot of good things that happened this week! :) haha
We found a lot of cool new people, and have been progressing the
people we already have. I also went to a really inspiring and
revelatory meeting this week called District Leader Accountabilities.
It's a meeting with President Bell where we pretty much just receive
instruction to be better leaders and just people in general. It was
way good!
But I was reading in the New Testament earlier this week and came
across a verse I really like. It states, "But be ye doers of the word,
and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves." (James 1:22).
Essentially we need to APPLY the Word of God when we hear it or it
does us no good.
So many times we go to church, or a fireside, or a mission and we
learn how to "fly" and then we "walk" home. Let us all apply the
amazing gospel truths we learn so we can continually progress towards
being more like our Savior. I know that Christ lives. I know that we
and others can be cleansed and healed from the effects of our wrong
choices. And I know that joy and a good attitude towards different
things that happen throughout our lives are a choice of our own.
I hope everyone has a great week! :)
-Elder McGee

Friday, February 19, 2016


Hey Amigos,
Time is just flying. Like how in the world have I been in Emporia a
month already?
We have some really solid people we are teaching who are progressing
towards baptism. David is getting baptized this weekend! Super excited
for that, and so is he. This means the world to his wife as well, who
is a member of the church. It makes me so happy to make others happy.
But in addition to David, we also have Tina and Jason. They are a
couple who we were referred to by a family in the church. They are the
ones I was talking about last week. But yeah, they are progressing
super well too.
So the Sister missionaries in my district had a baptism on Saturday!
Her name is Nora, and she is this 59 year old woman who is so sweet
yet super sassy and hilarious. Anyways, the day before her baptism I
did her baptismal interview. That was such a neat and spiritual
experience to be able to interview her one on one prior to her
This is such a great work, I love the Lord and my mission! I hope
everyone has a great week!
-Elder McGee

Monday, February 8, 2016


Hey Loved Ones,
I absolutely love being a missionary. This is the most amazing work! This week was great, we saw a ton of miracles come to pass. We are finding people to teach through members of the church. We now teach this guy David who is the husband of a member of the church. He is progressing towards baptism on the 20th of this month. Then last night we had an amazing experience. We were in a member families home, and we were teaching a nonmember FAMILY that this member family had invited into their home to hear from the missionaries from their church. We powerfully and by the Spirit of the Lord taught the uniquemessage of the Restoration. They then accepted the invitation to work towards being baptized on the 27th of February. It was remarkable, like that is how it's supposed to be.I testify that aligning our will with God's will brings happiness and is what is best for us. The past 18 months of my life is the closest my will has been to God's which is "...to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man." (Moses 1:39) I am far from perfect, but I definitely try. My "natural man" is kind of a punk. Haha BUT, as we simply "yield to the enticings of the Holy Spirit" we can put off the natural man and "becometh a saint through the atonement of Christ the Lord".I hope everyone has a marvelous week! I love you all!Elder McGee

Tuesday, February 2, 2016


Hello Family & Friends!
Hope everyone had a great week! Our week was glorious.
Mont (Our main guy progressing towards baptism) is doing great and
should be baptized this month. He is still working on quitting smoking
but we have faith he will be able to overcome it with the help of
We met a lot of cool people this past week, there's Kenny who is
trying to strengthen his faith in God, he's been through a lot but has
overcome it all. There's Earnest and Destiny who are very humble and
willing to learn, Hugo who finally realizes he needs to lead his
family to Christ, and Jeremy who is a Jew but says he is open minded.
A lot of the less actives are making progress too, coming to church
regularly now, and working towards the temple!  All of these people
are awesome to meet with, nothing better!
We are working through members a lot as well, we picked up two new
investigators apart of part-member families this week. Talking to a
lot of people! There is a gem of a scripture in 2 Corinthians 9 and it
says, "He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he
which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully."
In other words, if you work hard and talk to a lot of people you will
have a lot of people to teach. I love this work, and I know it is the
Have a Marvelous week everyone! Love ya:)
-Elder McGee