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Hi I'm Luis Chaves

I grew up in Portugal and Germany. I went to an international school. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love everything about music! I love composing on the piano and occasionally I might experiment on making music for film. I love film music (soundtracks) - Hans Zimmer, John Williams, John Newton Howard and everything related to that. I'm also a European football fan (Benfica is my team!) I'm studying at BYU and I'm looking into business management. I served as a full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the England, Manchester Mission (EMM).

Why I am a Mormon

The reason why I continue to follow His gospel is because of the endless blessings I have seen in my life and with my family. These blessings come as my family and I strive to keep all the commandments and serve the Lord to the end. When I face trials and challenges, I know that with the Savior's help I can find joy in the journey. I have seen the power of personal prayer and the power of the Atonement work in my life that I would not be able to find elsewhere. This church has the power to seal families together even after this life! My relationship with my loved ones can last forever. I know that this church is true because I have prayed about it many times and the answer is always the same: YES! It has been restored through the prophet Joseph Smith. Evidence of this is the Book of Mormon and I have prayed about the Book of Mormon and I know it's scripture and that it contains the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. It is great to know that we have a living day prophet who receives revelation from Heavenly Father to lead and guide us in this troubled world.There are promised blessings from following the prophet and I have seen those blessings many times in my life.

How I live my faith

As a full-time missionary I was able to see the joy that comes to people when they hear the message of the restored gospel. How do I live my faith now? I believe that doing the small and simple things (i.e. reading scriptures, praying, attending church, service and striving to live as a true disciple of Christ) is the best way to live one's faith.