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Hi I'm Elliot

I'm a Californian, swimmer, biker, photographer, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Southern California, my favorite place on earth. Some things that make me happy are the beach, bike rides, taking pictures, hanging out with friends, and coaching swim. I'm a college student studying statistics, and love to learn. I'm the middle of 3 siblings with the best parents ever. Right now I'm serving as a missionary in the Oklahoma Oklahoma City Mission, Spanish speaking. I love what I do!

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are Mormon, my parents' parents are Mormons and so on, but I never was one to just follow. I grew up thinking the Church was true but not seeing, I guess, the importance of it. I was attending college with that thought of whether or not I was going to serve a mission for the Church. So I started to read the Book of Mormon and pray about it. Nothing miraculous happened right away. But I began to notice that I had an increasing desire to stop doing bad and start doing good. It started a whole process of repentance and change that led me to the decision that the mission was the best thing I can do. The feeling of cleanliness and pure happiness that comes from living the Gospel is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Right now I'm living my faith by serving a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. My purpose is to help others come closer to Christ through His restored Gospel. It's really fun helping others out and seeing the happiness from gospel living come into their lives.

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Elliot
Jesus Christ is our Savior and Redeemer! He is the Son of God, the only way we can return to live with our Heavenly Father and our families again. I love Him and I know that He loves me! Show more Show less

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Elliot
We will talk about how God loves us, how in love he has reached out to us, like in times of old, and called a prophet to restore the full teachings of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and that beacause of this we know God's plan for our happiness and that of our families. Show more Show less