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Hi I'm Elder Larsen

I'm a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in Missouri, which would mean I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints my entire life. I enjoy reading and pretty much anything outdoors. I'm currently serving as a missionary in the mid-west and loving every minute of it!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a very active LDS family. I attended church and church youth programs growing up. I was never terribly enthusiastic about church though. When I was about 14, Gordon B. Hinckley, the President of the Church, issued a challenge to all members, to read the Book of Mormon by the end of the year. I read the the Book of Mormon and prayed about it and recieved a witness that it was true through the power of the Holy Ghost. Since then I've had that witness reconfirmed and strengthened an innummerable amount of times.  

How I live my faith

As a missionary I live my faith every day all day. Whether it's talking to everyone I meet about the gospel, or riding my bike in 6 degree weather I strive to do whatever the Lord wants me to do.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Elder Larsen
The Book of Mormon is an abridgement of the history of the people who lived in the Americas anciently. These people had a belief in Christ and had prophets who taught and prophesied of Christ, just like in the Bible. These prophets recorded their revealations and a prophet named Mormon abridged these records (thus the name Book of Mormon). It was sealed up and buried until the early eighteen hundreds when the Lord guided Joseph Smith to this record and translated the record through the gift and power of God. The Book of Mormon goes hand in hand with the Bible, it is another testament of Jesus Christ and it contains many important principles and truths that help bring us closer to Christ. The Book of Mormon has done more to bring me closer to God than anything else. I love the Book of Mormon and know it to be true, and you can as well. Show more Show less