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Hi I'm Ben

I play guitar and like Metal. I am a computer guy. I like Dungeons and Dragons, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from a small town in Washington State. I'm the oldest of five kids. I was raised in the church by loving parents. I was also home-schooled for the entirety of my schooling, and loved it. I liked being able to learn whatever I wanted to learn about. Having that openess allowed me and encouraged me to pursue my interest in computers, a brief study of languages such as Latin. I've been working with computers since 2005. I find joy in building my own. I dabble in networking, and anything electronic. I use the Linux operating system as my primary OS. I want to get into computer and network security. Along with computers, another hobby I have is playing the electric guitar. I've been playing on an Epiphone Les Paul for over eight years. My favorite genres to play and listen to are Metal and Hard Rock. I also like spending time with my friends, laughing and having a good time. As of right now I have set the things of the world aside, and am serving the Lord for two years in the Arizona Phoenix Mission. It's awesome!

Why I am a Mormon

Because it's extremely awesome!!! And because I have been blessed by following the teachings of Jesus Christ that I have been taught and have learned throughout my life. I have also seen how living what Christ taught has blessed others. I know how happy I am when I keep the commandments that our Heavenly Father has given to us, and I want to give that opportunity to others by inviting them to learn more about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I have also read the Book of Mormon, pondered on its contents, and asked God in prayer if it is true. I have received a witness that it is true through the Spirit of God. I feel happiness when I read and study that book of scripture. I believe that God is our loving Heavenly Father, and that we are His children. He has given us this opportunity to learn to become more as He is by following, obediently, His commandments that He has given to us, and having faith that His Son, Jesus Christ, gave His life for us, so we could be cleansed from sin, and be able to return to our Father's presence.

How I live my faith

I am serving for two years as a missionary, sharing what I have come to know to be true with others, and inviting them to come closer to our Savior, Jesus Christ, by helping them live how He would have them live. I invite people to read the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, to build on the faith that they may already have in Christ, or to help them understand His important role in all of our lives. I strive to set a good example of how Christ would live. I work constantly to follow His example, because He was the PERFECT example. As a missionary I have the opportunity to spend at least two hours studying the scriptures, and building my knowledge of the Gospel. I love to share what I learn with others.