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Hi I'm Steven

I'm from Oregon. I love sports. I'm a student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I served as a missionary in the Texas Dallas Mission for the Mormon church and I loved it! Before going on a mission I finished one year of school at BYU-Idaho. I love my family very much! I am the youngest of six kids. I am an uncle and I love all my nieces and nephews. I love sports, especially basketball. I love to be outdoors and go camping with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

My family has always been members of the church so I grew up attending the Mormon church. I always enjoyed going to church even when I was young. When I was 7 years old, I was diagnosed with a hip disease. It was then that I began to know that God was there and was helping me. When I was 16 years old I had my first surgery on my hip. I had eight surgeries in two and a half years on my hip. I went through so much during that time. I prayed so much during this time that things would get better. I kept getting the feeling to be patient. I did just that and now my hip is feeling pretty good. It was well enough for me to go on a mission. If it wasn't for my faith in my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ I don't think I would be as well as I am today. I know that I was given this hip disease for a reason. I have learned so much in my life from this experience. I learned to rely on God and to have Him carry me. I know that Jesus Christ felt every pain that everyone has and will feel. That gives me strength whenever my hip hurts. This church, The Church of Jesus Christ, brings so much happiness to my life, and that is why I served as a missionary. I love sharing with everyone the happiness that it brings me!

How I live my faith

I was missionary for the church. My purpose of serving as a missionary was to invite all people unto Jesus Christ. Before going on a mission I went (and still do) to church every Sunday. At times I have taught a class once a month at church. Teaching is a great experience. I have served as a leader over the men in my congregation. I have gained great leadership skills and a greater love for those around me. Because of these experiences, I have a greater love for people and can feel a little bit of the love that Heavenly Father has for us. I have never liked to read but the only book that I enjoy reading is The Book of Mormon. It is a great book that has helped me get through some of the hardest times of my life.

Are Mormons Christians?

Steven
Yes! We are Christians! The proper name for our church is The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints. We worship Christ and know that He is our Savior, that He died for all of our sins so that we can live with Him again. Show more Show less