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Hi I'm Travis Householder

I was raised on a cotton farm in southern AZ. I'm about to graduate from ASU and most importantly be a new father! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised on a cotton farm in south-east AZ. I served my mission in the Massachusetts, Boston mission. My wife and I just reached our three year anniversary and will be having our first child within the next few days. I will be graduating from Arizona State University later on this year and I am in the process of applying for Physician Assistant school. I enjoy all types of sports. I am a huge Boston Red Sox fan!

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was raised in the church, there came a point in my life that I needed to know for myself if this was the truth. This time was when I was in high school and trying to decided whether I wanted to go on a mission or not. My testimony all began with knowing that the Book of Mormon is true, and this simple testimony is what drove me to serve a mission and share that knowledge with others. While starting on my mission, I didn't understand very much of the Gospel and how it all went together, but i did know that the Book of Mormon was true. As I spent my time teaching and serving others I began to understand all of the other aspects of the Gospel and how they all related to each other. Most importantly how the atonement and the Book of Mormon are related and how they bring us closer to God. Because of this knowledge and experience I continue to follow the principles of the Gospel and simply that's why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I serve as the second counselor in the presidency of our ward's men's group. We meet once a week as a presidency to discuss hometeaching assignments and how we can help the men in our group. After our meetings we try to visit the families that have either just moved in or have not had a visit for a while. I love this opportunity to visit the families to get to know them better and see if there is anyway that we can help them. We rotate each month of teaching lessons, so I get to teach a lesson during the first week every three months and it gives me the opportunity to share my testimony with the other guys. As a hometeacher I have the opportunity to visit two families every month to share a message and be there for the families if they need help with anything.