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Hi I'm Luis

I'm born Texan, Oregonian at heart, and I'm in pursuit of the gift of tongues.

About Me

I'm a first generation American; my roots are Salvadorian and Hundurian. I'm not an elite athlete but I would consider myself well rounded. I love soccer, football, basketball and swimming's the best. I was born and raised Texan but my love is deep in the heart of Oregon. Unfortunatley I am a city slicker so my accent goes as far as saying, "ya'll." I love nature; I have seen electrifying wonders across stormy Texan skies and beautiful pink and orange hues painted across Oregonian pallets of blue. I love watching a majestry of soldier like evergreens in the distance while the suns splendiful rays peek through a window of platinum clouds to create brilliant rainbows over lush fields of green. I aspire to be a linguist and pyschologist in life; my objective is to aide in addiction recovery. I believe in mind over matter and that real trascendency comes through self control. I feel some of the greatest things that have happened in my life are a direct result to having obeyed the gentle commands from the saviour Jesus Christ. Magnificent things have come from not having done something; the secret lies in what it was. To think is to have control, to act is to have power; Jesus Christ is my anvil.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a mormon because it completes me. Knowledge is indeed power; to have read the book of Mormon and found out for myself that God talks to man has been outstanding. I know this is true; I've pondered about prayer; a simple action, thought or spoken, in any case, soothes my soul. What I've read In the Book of Mormon has been put to the test and I hold it to be true. I had to believe first, but sure enough something happened after I tried the experiment. Belive there is a God, read the Book of Mormon, meditate, pray to God about what you feel and see what happens. I found quite intresting how I began to fight my own feelings inside. As I've let go of the fight and followed internal peace I've found that this church is true. Everything that I have read, time after time has been held true within me. The scriptures say the Holy Ghost is the one responsible for such peace. I say, "Yes, it's true," because it's taken acceptance to the actions that the scriptures say I must take to invite this "Peace," and I've felt it. It's nothing I can attract exactly, instead I feel a hope and a power that's not self induced. I obey and something happens; most of the time it's not immediate or tangable, instead it's internal. It's a nobeling and dignifying feeling to feel that I am a son of God. My purpose on Earth is to gain the experience to enjoy my creation. I believe that my family will be everlasting because the Holy Ghost bares witness to my soul.

How I live my faith

At this moment I am serving as a full time missionary for the church. I spend my days trying to resolve peoples inner battles through scripture study and by visiting them and listening to there relationship with God to council them on how they too can use scripture study and prayer to discover their devine lineage. The work days are so long at the end of the day I see double and I manage to write liegiable words two thirds of the time. I would not exchange my life for the world; I have to up keep my way of life however, in any other case I would lose my passion to recieve my Heavenly fathers grace. I fall short everytime but if I stop trying I stopped caring. I feel that his grace is not just an idea but a powerful soul pacifying all incumpasing feeling of heaven on Earth behind every good deed in the world. His grace is everywhere, I feel I have to just learn to see it. As I serve I feel the tender doses of actual Godly love, feelings of hope and charity, even the Holy Ghost. I love the way l live my life.