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Hi I'm Alex

Right now I am a missionary in East Tennessee learning spanish. I love sports and the outdoors, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from Utah and am 20 years old. I am currently serving as a missionary for two years in the Tennessee Knoxville Mission. I am the oldest of five kids-three brothers and one amazing little sister. I've been blessed with a great family and enjoy spending time with them. Back home I liked to hike, camp, ski, and play basketball. I enjoy sharing the gospel and my love for the Savior with others.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I seek to follow Jesus Christ. I know that His church is once again on the earth. Although raised as a member of the church, I still had to gain a personal witness of it's truthfulness. I 've read the Book of Mormon for myself and felt the undeniable impression of the holy ghost. I was raised by wonderful parents and growing up I would say,"I believe in the Book of Mormon, or I believe that Joseph Smith was a prophet". Well now it's more than just saying "I believe", because I know. There is no doubt in my mind or fear in my heart. I KNOW that our Heavenly Father loves us and has provided us with a way back to Him.

How I live my faith

I'm living my faith right now as a missionary in the service of our Lord. However, you don't have to be a missionary to live your faith. This is something I have chosen to do at this point in my life. I think that the best way for anyone to live their faith is by simply keeping the commandments of God. Never have I been as close to our Savior as I am right now. The true joy of the gospel comes from sharing it with others. Throughout my mission I have seen miracles as people find the truth. Being a Mormon and living your faith is a lifelong process.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Alex
The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. It is the tangible evidence that the gospel has been restored. It testifies of Christ and gives validity that Joseph Smith was called as a prophet called of God. All can come to know their savior Jesus Christ by reading and praying about the Book of Mormon with real intent. The Book of Mormon is more of God's word that we have been given as a way to know that Jesus is the Christ. It is similar to the Bible and was written, as was the Bible, by inspired prophets of God. It is the record of Gods' dealing with the people in the Americas. The Book of Mormon has been the greatest guide throughout my life and has provided an answer to every question. Show more Show less