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Hi I'm Shane

I grew up in Georgia, I recently got married, I am currently working and going to college, and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am a full time college student trying to earn my degree so i can support my future family. I was recently married to my best friend and everyday i count to be a bleesing to be with her. I was a wrestler in highschool and I have found myself coaching at a local school and volunteering at the pre school where my wife teaches. other than wrestling I enjoy hunting, camping, and doing just about anything adventurous outdoors.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were members of the church when I was born. I grew up going to church with them. Once I was in school I made a lot of friends who were not members of my church and most were members of another faith. That did not bother me, though, i noticed a big difference between what i was being taught and how I understood my purpose in life. My decision to be baptized and to remain active in the church was not always the easy way but I knew then and I know now that The gospel of Jesus Christ in its fulness exists in one church. I never was afraid to stand apart from the crowd because my peers knew what I believed and they respectd me for that and I am a happier person because of it.

How I live my faith

I am a Sunday school teacher to the juniors and seniors in High School. Each week I prepare a lesson from a lesson manual and the scriptures. I love teaching them because I remember the sunday school teacher who taught me at that age and I know how much i learned from them. I also try and go out with the missionaries who are serving in my area. I enjoy meeting with those who are investigating the church and helping them understand why the church is so important to me and my family. I go thoughout my day to day life trying to do the right thing like so many other people in this world but it is my fath that sets me apart. I know why I live the way I live and I have a purpose in this life. I am not bound by pre-destination or the will of another. The Gospel is freedom because it has given me hope through our savoir Jesus Christ.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Shane
As a young man I was always asked, "Do you have to go on a two year mission trip?" I would reply no I don't have to do anything but I want to serve the Lord fulltime for two years. Within His Church the Lord wants the young men to go out and serve Him so that He may help them grow as well as send His gospel to all those who are seeking it. Show more Show less