“Meet Nathan from the Republic of the Congo,” Friend, October 2021
From: Republic of the Congo
Family: Mom, Dad, and three younger siblings
Goals and Dreams: 1) Always be on the school honor roll. 2) Play basketball. 3) Become a doctor.
Nathan loves to read. His favorite books are the Book of Mormon, the New Testament, and books that help him learn French better. Nathan says it’s important to read the scriptures “to learn what Jesus did for us and follow His example of kindness.” He likes to help his younger siblings Stephy and Aaron learn to read too! He helps them with their homework and reads Book of Mormon stories with them. He feels happy to help.
Nathan also helps his siblings make their beds and get ready for school with their snacks and backpacks. He is a peacemaker at school and tries to follow Jesus’s example of being kind to others.
Place: The beach
Story about Jesus: When Jesus healed the blind man
Primary Song: “Nephi’s Courage” (Children’s Songbook, 120–21)
Subject in School: French