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Hi I'm Trevor. I'm a college student. I'm a missionary.

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up with an awesome, loving family. I love snowboarding, rockclimbing, hiking, swimming, and all kinds of music. Oh yeah, I like video games too, can't forget that! I'm not currently attending school, but I have almost 2 years of community college under my belt. After my mission, I'll definately be returning to school and finishing a B.S. in a subject that I still haven't decided on. Most likely something in the science or math area since that's what I'm good at. I've been snowboarding for about 5 years now and I love every minute of it! Unfortunately skii resorts have been progressively getting more expensive over the years and as a poor college student I don't get the chance to go as often as I'd like to. I've played the piano since I was about 5 years old. My favorite music to play is classical! I don't really play for concerts or competitions, so really it's more of a long-term hobby for me. Not sure what else I can say about myself. I live for my faith. I'm very easy-going, and im always up for a good joke.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents have always been very strong members of the church, even before I was born. Though I was born into the church, like many, my conversion didn't come until I was a little older. Like most teenagers I had a hard time simply accepting something because someone told me to. It wasn't until I went searching for myself that I learned how real God is, and how much He cares about what I do. One average day in the month of February, I was helping my Dad clean a condominium that he owns in Park City, Utah. That night as I was reading in the scriptures a thought popped into my head that I should pray about what I was reading. I have absolutely no idea exactly what I was reading that night, but that wasn't important. Praying was a routine thing in my life, but this time it wasn't just a routine prayer. I knelt at the side of my bed next to my sleeping Dad and began to pray as I usually do before bed mostly because that's what my parents had always taught me to do. I began to pray about whatever it was I read in the scriptures that night. I can't even begin to describe in words my experience that night. I came to know, without a doubt in my mind, that my Father in Heaven loves me and is interested in my life. From that point on, I was completely converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ on my own accord. I new from the most sublime feelings I have ever felt in my entire life, and the visitation of Holy Ghost that His gospel is the most real, tangible thing on the face of this earth. I knew at that point that there is nothing, nor will there ever, be anything more important and real than the commandments of God in my life and obeying His commandments in their entirety. It sounds crazy to some, but that's who I am. I love the gospel and I know without a hint of a doubt that Christ lives and there is nothing that can deprive me of my testimony. It's an amazing feeling to know that I have my testimony, that is the one and only thing that is constant and strengthening and can never fail me.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving as a missionary in Kobe Japan! I love the Japanese culture, language, and I love fish! I was set apart from the world as a missionary on May 17th, 2010 and have been enjoying the blessings ever since. My greatest personal wish is to be the best diciple of Chirst that I can possibly be. I do my best to follow the example of my Savior every day. As a missionary, I live my faith everyday, literally. I search for, teach, and assist others who are thirsting for something greater. I'm greatly blessed with knowledge of His gospel and of the scriptures. I invite others to come unto Christ, my King and Savior, and I love what I do! 

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Trevor. I'm a college student. I'm a missionary.
Read the Book of Mormon! The Book of Mormon is a powerful book that contains all the information we need to know for a fact that the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the living church of Jesus Christ. Through reading the Book of Mormon with an open mind, you permit the spirit to influence you. It's impossible to understand it's truthfulness until you have studied and seriously asked God, with real intent, as Moroni instructs in Moroni chapter 10 verses 3-5. It's really about is the Savior's atonement and the truth and divinity of the Book of Mormon. It's the Book of Mormon's testimony and the living power of God in the church that makes it different from other churches in the world. Therefore, in order to know the truth of both of these things, read the book and sincerely ask for a witness from God and you will also experience the power that comes only through prayer and spiritual confirmation. The Book of Mormon is physical, tangible evidence that Joseph Smith was indeed a prophet of the living God. And only through reading it and living by it's teachings will you begin to understand the blessings that come with it. Test it out, try living the gospel to the best of your ability and see what happens. I promise that the Lord will bless you freely and openly.  Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Trevor. I'm a college student. I'm a missionary.
The Book of Mormon is a compilation of many ancient prophets and their history. It contains many stories that testify of the divinity of Christ and His mission, just like the Bible. It adds to the testimony of all the prophets from the Bible. The Book of Mormon is called that because of a great man named Mormon. In the last days of his people, he compiled the Book of Mormon from other records of his people through the years. He compiled the records of many prophets into one concise book and added a few words of his own. Thanks to Mormon's righteous efforts to preform all of God's commands, the Book of Mormon was completed and hidden away so that the Lord could reveal it when the world needed it the most.  Show more Show less