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Hi I'm Matt

I'm a mormon from England

About Me

I've just got back from Germany where i spent two years as a missionary for my church. I loved my time there and made lots of truly special friends! Im currently at university studying to become a physiotherapist and love that too!! As far as hobbies goes. . . hobbies sadly require spare time. . . and that is something i lack! But i love to get out and play Golf when i can! Thats something i have done for the last 10 years or so now and i really enjoy it. I also love all sports and really anything that allows me to keep score and get competitive in!! I also love spending time with the family and with my friends!

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are both members of the church and so i have grown up as a mormon. . . although as with everything there came that time when i needed to find out for myself if this was something that i believed in personally or if i just did it because my parents said it would be best! There were several things that helped me a lot to really kind of answer that question for myself! One of those was definitely the book of Mormon!! Reading in there kind of takes me into a different world. . . its hard to explain but i truly do feel closer to my Heavenly Father when i read in there and receive answers to questions that have just plain bothered me. My friends have also helped me a lot! I always feel great after spending time with them and hearing about some experiences that they have had that have helped them come closer to God and sharing similar experiences that i have had too! We have all had those experiences at some point in our lives and it just helps to talk about them with someone!!!

How I live my faith

I love the church that i go to and the people that meet there with me. It really feels like one big family! We have regular social activites and meet every Sunday obviously for church services! I also spend some time during the week teaching a class at something we call institute! Its where young people between the ages of 18 and 30 come together to socialise and speak about things that help us come closer to our Heavenly Father.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

I think everyone has seen the two young men dressed in suits or the ladies in their dresses, all with their black name badges! Their purpose is actually pretty simple; they share things with others that mean a lot to them! We are nowheres near as close to our Heavenly Father as we desire, but we feel as though we have learnt some things along the way that have helped us with that desire and thats what the missionaries do day in and day out; they share these tools with everyone they meet. Show more Show less