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Hi I'm John Burgoyne

I love sports! I'm a Defender of Middle-earth and a fantastic swing dancer, and I am a Latter-Day Saint!

About Me

I love playing any kind of sports! I love playing computer and video games. I will be going to University and studying Mathematics. I love the feeling of accomplishing a long problem with the proper equation. I want that feeling all of the time. I have been in a few musicals such as 'Very Good Eddie', 'Once Upon a Mattress', 'Beauty and the Beast', and 'Children of Eden'. I love the outdoors and enjoy camping and mountain biking and hiking. I have sung in an elite choir group as a bass and I loved it. I would like to say that I am a well rounded person.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of this Church because I have come to know the truth of it for myself. Although I was raised in this faith, I thought that I could pick and choose what I wanted to follow, but then to later find out, that is not possible. I could not serve God and mammon. I follow these truths because without them, I would be as lost as the rest of the world. I feel of my Heavenly Fathers love and he knows what is best for all of us and so he has given us the knowledge that we need and a way to find out for ourselves the truth. I can recall a time in my life when I had heard some pretty negative things about this church and it really made me think and I want to check again if what I believed was true. One day, I knelt by the side of my bed and I offered up a prayer to my Father and asked Him if he was there and if Jesus Christ was His son and the Holy Spirit was filling up inside of me and then when I asked if the Book of Mormon was true and if Joseph Smith was a Prophet, it just exploded inside of me! It felt like I was 20 feet off the ground. The feeling was overwhelming and it is something very sacred to me knowing that my Heavenly Father does care and that He does love me!

How I live my faith

Currently I am serving a 2 year mission in England and I enjoy being a representative of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and I enjoy teaching others about His love for them and how He has excercised that love by suffering for them. And he continues to show HIs love through a Prophet on the earth!