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Hi I'm Kirsti

I'm a daughter, sister, and friend. I'm a humanitarian. I speak English and Spanish. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from college almost 4 years ago and am currently working full-time. I love to travel, especially with humanitarian groups. I would love to one day start a non-profit organization focused on health outreach and education. I love to be outdoors camping, boating, hiking, etc. I also love to dance.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because it brings me so much happiness. I feel guided because I have come to know my Heavenly Father and my Savior Jesus Christ. I know I can receive answers to prayers. Living the commandments brings so many blessings. Being Mormon doesn't take away trials and hard times, but I've never felt alone when going through trials. Living the principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ is what brings me real, long lasting happiness.

How I live my faith

My faith is a part of who I am. It effects how I live my life and the choices I make. Daily I try to pray to God and to read the scriptures. I try to be kind and reach out to others. I participate weekly in church meetings. Currently one of my responsibilities for church is to work with some of the women that attend church with me and make sure things are going well for them. I am also responsible to help the missionaries that work with our ward.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Kirsti
Christ taught that we must repent and be baptized in order to inherit the kingdom of God (John 3:5). He also taught that we must be baptized by someone that has authority from God to baptize. Many people who have lived on the earth never had a chance to be baptized by someone with the proper authority and we want to give them that chance. When someone performs a baptism for the dead, a member is baptized in the place of the deceased person. We believe that that person then has the opportunity to accept or reject the baptism done for them. Show more Show less