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Hi I'm Cole

I'm a musician and an athelete. I love the outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I come from a small city in North Carolina but am living in Las Vegas for the next two years as a missionary. I have two awesome parents and one older sister and of course a younger sister. They are awesome. I grew up loving sports! My favorites are football and baseball, I've played them almost my whole life. I was a linebacker and fullback in football, and played outfield in baseball! I hope to maybe continue playing after I finish my full-time mission for our church. My other passion is music. I listen to almost every kind of music and love it all! I played the bass in a orchestra for 7 years and taught myself how to play the guitar and have been playing for almost 10. One of my favorite things to do is just get together with friends and jam! Music and sports are very important to me but even more important to me is my love for Jesus Christ!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born with both of my parents being members of the church. We went to church throughout most of my childhood but struggled to make it sometimes. When I became about 18 years old I knew I had to make a decision for myself. Did I want to keep going to this church just because my parents had always told me it was right? I wanted to know for myself. I applied all of the teachings and principles into my life and began living them. In doing so I gained my own personal testimony of alot of things. The first being that I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and my Redeemer. I know that He suffered for each of us so that He knows how to comfort us when we turn to Him and that we might be able to seek forgiveness through Him. I know that the same church He established when He was on the earth has been restored through a modern day prophet named Joseph Smith. I know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith to begin the process of restoring that church. I know that because of that event there is a living prophet on the earth today and his name is Thomas S. Monson. He communicates with our loving Father in Heaven frequently on our behalf. I know that Jesus Christ stands at the head of this great church today. Knowing these things has brought me great peace and strength in my life that I couldn't not sufficiently describe in words! I am eternally grateful to my Father in Heaven for the sacrifice of His Son, Jesus Christ. I am so grateful that His church can be found on the earth again today. In my eyes it is truly a miracle.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving as a full-time missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It is such an awesome experience! We have the honor each day of going out into the world and sharing the greatest message about Jesus Christ that can be found anywhere. I have seen the peace and answers that Christ can bring to people's lives. It is truly remarkable! Being one of His representatives is an outstanding responsibility. I am grateful for it each day as I get to go forth and serve Him 24/7!

What is the Book of Mormon?

Cole
The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ! The Book of Mormon is the historical account of a people who traveled from Jerusalem to the Americas in about 600 B.C. Just like the people in Jerusalem they knew about Christ and looked foward to his coming. The crowning event of the Book of Mormon is when Jesus Christ Himself appears to these people after being resurrected. It is truly a remarkable event! He proves to them that He is the Christ. The true and living Son of God. The Book of Mormon strengthens our testimonies in Jesus Christ brings us closer to Him and our Father in Heaven. Show more Show less

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Cole
Mormon missionaries will talk about the blessings of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ! They will talk about the church that Christ established and how it has been brought back to the earth! They will share how families are meant to continue on after this life, and how they can be together forever. They will share the beliefs of our church and how you can find out for yourself it is really true. They will share with you the ways to find true peace and happiness in this life and in the life to come. Show more Show less