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Hi I'm Spencer

I grew up in an Army family so i have moved all over the United States. I attend college at BYU and i am a Mormon.

About Me

I am six foot three inches. I have been home schooled my whole life. I was born into a military family and have constantly moved all over the United States, we recently settled in Virginia. Over the course of time I ended up gaining a lot of weight to the point that I weighed 330 pounds. I was very overweight. I gained my testimony of the Gospel at 17 years old, at 19 I turned my mission papers in to serve a mission. I got my papers back telling me I could not go until I lost around 35-40 pounds. I was devastated and depressed. I had been fighting weight gain since I was 10 years old and now somehow the Lord expected me to just up and loose 35 pounds! I could not believe the Lord would ask that of me. I decided I would put my trust in the Lord and try with all of my might and will power to loose the weight. With faith in Christ and a lot of work on my part in 3-4 months time I lost 40-50 pounds. It was not easy, but with Christ all things are possible. I turned my papers in again and was called to the Idaho Pocatello mission. I have since returned from my mission and I am now in college at BYU. I now weigh 200 pounds and feel very healthy. And i am in the Army ROTC, and a Folk Dancer at BYU I know the Gospel of Jesus Christ to be true.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a member of the church. However when I was 17 I finally decided to find out for myself if the things my parents taught me were true. So I studied the Book of Mormon and the Bible side by side in long hours of the night. As I did so, the power of the Holy Ghost swept over me and testified to my soul that they both were true and that Jesus is the Christ, that Joseph Smith was a Prophet and that this is Christ's church restored in these last days Now because of this i have served a mission in the Idaho Pocatello mission and i continue to strive to serve Christ any way that i can. This is the church of Christ.

How I live my faith

I am a hometeacher, and i am the stake institute cochar. I basically help run the religious classes for institute every Tuesday night and help prepare the food for the kids when they get done with their classes.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

All young men of the church are commanded to serve missions. young women are encouraged to do so as well. Show more Show less