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Hi I'm Trevor

I'm a Minnesotan, an outdoor enthusiast, a goofball, a student, and I'm a Mormon

About Me

Well, I am originally from Minnesota, home to some of the greatest outdoor shots you will ever experience both in and out of the snow. Recently, however, I traded my MN residency in for Nevada residency, living just outside the strip. I love the outdoors-camping, hiking, boating, climbing, etc. My favorite thing to do is to go exploring; check out new sights, hike new trails, traveling to new places, and so on. There's a lot to see on this planet and it's sad to say we will never see all of it, but hey, we can still see some of it! I served as a Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the great state of Florida! It was an awesome adventure and I would not trade a single minute of it! After my mission, I returned to Brigham Young University-Idaho to study communications and I'm continuing working on that now. Life is good, I'm happy, things are great!

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up, I did a lot of stupid things, and I still continue to do stupid things, things that have made me fall but the one thing that keeps me going is that through the Savior, I can get back up. There is always a way back, you can always move on, you can always return home, you can always repent of the 'stupid things.' Sometimes it's hard to come back, it's hard to move on, it's hard to repent, but through the Savior and by Heavenly Father's plan, you can be made whole again, things can be ok. Christ gave up everything for that purpose. He gave His life and suffered horribly, all so that you can always return, so that you will forever have the ability, to find peace. Why am I a Mormon? Simple. I believe in Christ, I know what He gave up for me I know what I can give up for Him. I know that this Church, is His Church, it preaches His Gospel, by giving up my 'stupid things,' I can find that peace that he offers, I can get back, I can return home. I love my Savior, I love his Gospel, and I love being a Member of His Church. I'm Trevor, I'm a Mormon and I love it.

How I live my faith

The first way I live my faith is through prayer. Prayer is wonderful. It's that special, sacred bond between you and your Father in Heaven. You aren't just talking to a wall or to thin air. When you pray with your heart, and your prayer is fueld by Faith, you'll always know God is listening and that he has an answer for you. If I didn't have such a love and respect for prayer, life would be so much harder than it needs to be. God hears you, he would love to hear from you, all you need is a hardwood floor to kneel on. Prayer has strengthened my faith, and I KNOW it can do the same for you, just give it a shot.  After that, it's living it without worry of what others think. I used to care, but now, and I think a lot of it comes from being a Missionary, I just shrug it off when someone wants to criticize me for it. I'm not trying to impress anyone, so why be ashamed of being a member of this church? Of being a member of Christ's church? I love this gospel, why should I deny that because other people don't? Third, it's service. Christ set the example to put others first, so, I suppose we should try and follow that. The more I serve others, the more I feel like this right, that this is what my Heavenly Father wants me to do. It gives me a further knowledge of what's right and what's wrong, how I could and should be living. It's taught me more about the world and the people in it, and frankly, with a little more service, and a little less selfishness, the world would be a more easy going place.

Is it true that Jesus appeared in North America after his crucifixion and resurrection according to the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon tells of the resurrected Jesus Christ and His visit to His faithful followers in ancient America. After His visits to His disciples in the Old World, He descended out of heaven and appeared to His followers in ancient America. The Book of Mormon describes how, during His visit, Jesus Christ healed their sick, taught them His gospel, blessed their children, and called twelve disciples to organize His Church in the Americas (3 Nephi 11:18; 3 Nephi 12:1-2). Show more Show less