Elder Zwick counsels leaders 'to let the Spirit guide them'
Emphasis given to the power of Holy Ghost in conversion
He then told of their adult son, Scott, who is developmentally disabled. He was on a train in Thailand with Spencer, who had served as a missionary there.
They were headed to Bangkok. Spencer overheard a conversation in English by a couple on the train. Not having engaged the couple himself, he pointed them out to Scott and said they were ready to receive a copy of the Book of Mormon from him.
According to Spencer's account, Scott approached them and said, "I can't read, but my family has read me this book. It is very special to me, and I have a copy for you if you would be willing to take it and read it."
They did read the book before moving back to their home in Queens, N.Y., where they joined the Church. In a letter to Spencer, they told him their conversion had everything to do with the voice of the Spirit they heard on the train that day "when someone who couldn't even read or write said, 'There's something special in this book for you.' "
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