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Hi I'm Dallin Smith

I worked at a Zoo, I'm on a mission and I'm a Mormon

About Me

My name is Dallin Smith... Aka Elder Smith I am from Ohio. I worked at a Zoo. Someday I hope to be a Veterinarian. I am currently serving as a missionary in the Oregon Eugene Mission. I love being a missionary. I am on a mission because I know the Church and Gospel is true and there are people that need and are looking for what we have. There came a point in my life where I needed to figure out whether or not the church was true. I asked God and studied the scriptures and I came to know that it is true. I know that Heavenly Father answers our prayers. He has blessed my family and will bless yours, if you investigate and live the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I hope to be able to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with everyone including my Family. I love meeting new people and getting to know everyone around me. The Gospel has blessed my life, and I want to share it with everyone so they can feel the love that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ have for all of us.

Why I am a Mormon

Besides the fact that i grew up in the church... I chose to be one. A few years ago, I reached a point where I needed to choose where i was headed. And i Did... I chose to follow my heart and listen to the promptings of the spirit. I knew and still know that I am to continue on this path I am on and be an example to my family.  I found my answer through Prayer and scripture study. We all face challenges in this life. As i held to my Faith in Jesus Christ, his gospel and his Church. I found the greatest light in my life. Anything else that I got close to holing on to can't Compare. This Church is one of a kind in many different ways. Try It... and pray with REAL intent to find out if it is true. That's all we ask. The Lord has given us a promise that through our diligent Faith (Hope and action) that he will give us answers and blessings. Read the Book of Mormon you'll see and feel a difference. (ALMA Chapter7)

How I live my faith

Well I am currently serving in the Oregon, Eugene mission. =D I love being a missionary and being able to see people change for the better. I am here for the great people of Oregon. To up lift ,teach and invite them to hear our unique message and to change. Teaching the gospel has taught me a lot about how to communicate with people. I've also been able to learn more about myself and God. I was very unsure about who I was and what I wanted to do in life. My mission is to help others to understand the gospel and my potential. As I have been out I've seen how my life has changed. I am always trying to be an example of what I believe. --

What is the Book of Mormon?

Dallin Smith
I love the Book of Mormon I have read it and prayed about it and I know it is true. It is another Testament of Jesus Christ. It testifies of Christ through and though and it is a true witness of his love for us. Jesus Christ said himself Said… John 10:16 16- And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd. When he said this he was taking to the Apostles in Israel. He left them to visit other people in the world. This is where the Book of Mormon comes in. Christ appears to them and teaches them the same principles and doctrines that he did in Israel. You can’t say is not true if you haven’t read it. Don’t take anyone’s opinion even mine. Read it and find out for yourself This link is to the Book of Mormon on lds.org. I challenge all to read and pray about it... I promise it will change your life. http//lds.org/scriptures/bofm?lang=en Show more Show less

How are the activities of the Mormon missionaries funded?

Dallin Smith
Simple The funds come from the missionary and or family and friends. We as Missionaries give the money to our Bishop (Leader of our home congregation) at home. He sends it to Salt Lake City or church head quarters. The money is put in to a general fund. Each month they automatically pay our Rent and utility bills then sent us an amount of money for food and personal care like hair cuts each week. The reason there is a general fund is because some areas in the world are more expensive then others. The materials that we hand out and teach people with are all paid by tithing funds. The lord has asked that we be grateful for all he gives us and that we give 10% back to him to help others. Tithing money is watched very closely and goes for things such as Book of Mormon and bible publishing to keeping on the light in the chapels. Show more Show less