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Hi I'm Garrett Gallagher

I"m a student, athelete, son, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

 I love to play sports. Basketball, baseball, and football are my favorites. In high school I ran Cross Country and Track and I enjoyed it very much. I like to be in shape. I also love to watch movies, whether it be going to the movies with friends or staying at home and watching one it doesn't matter to me. I enjoy reading as well... some of my favorite books are Jesus the Christ, The Book of Mormon, The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Trilogy, and the Hunger Games Trilogy. I love my family very much and I love spending as much time as I can with them. Right now I am serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Nebraska Omaha Mission. It is a wonderful experience and honor to serve the Lord.

Why I am a Mormon

 I was born into the church. Both of my parents were converts to the church though and because they made that choice I had the opportunity to be born into the covenant. When I was 19 years old it came time for me to make a choice... was I going to go on a mission or not. I had a lot going for me at home and I wasn't sure if i wanted to leave it or not. I decided that I finally needed to pray and ask God. I went to a special place of mine near my fathers house that overlooks a canyon. It was there that I started to pray. I asked my Heavenly Father if The Book of Mormon was true and if Joseph Smith was a prophet... I also told Him that if He told me it was true then I would serve a mission. No sooner had I offered up this prayer that this joyous feeling came over me and I immediately started to cry. As I looked up into heaven I told my Heavenly Father thank you for my answer and then said... "I will serve a mission!" I know that this church is true with all my heart and that Joseph Smith was called to be a prophet and to bring back the fullness of the everlasting gospel so that all man can benefit from the blessings that come from obedience to its precepts.

How I live my faith

 I live my faith by doing my best to obey all the Lords commandments. Going to church every Sunday and partaking of the sacrament is a big thing. That is how I renew my baptismal covenants with my Heavenly Father. Reading the scriptures daily is also very important. Not only does it help us to understand the scriptures but it helps bring the spirit into our lives and that spirit can be with us throughout the day as we strive to live worthily of its presence. There is no greater calling then serving the Lord.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Garrett Gallagher
 The Book of Mormon is Another Testament of Jesus Christ as stated on the cover. It is a record of an ancient people that lived on the American continent. Just like the Bible, The Book of Mormon was written by prophets. It is the record of a people and their dealings with Jesus Christ and His gospel. Show more Show less