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Hi I'm Travis

I'm a mountain biker. I live in Nor Cal. I love being outside.I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love mountain biking, music, being outside and talking to people, i love the ocean and the water. Im the oldest of three i have a younger brother and a younger sister whom i love very much i love being an older brother to them. So im currently serving as a full time missionary for the church in the abq new mexico mission. i love the church and whats its done for my family. both my parents are converts to the church and it has really brought us closer to christ mainly because everything the church is, is because of christ and what he did for us. when i get back home in june of this year i plan on going back to college just dont know where yet. ive graduated high school back in 08' and ive taken one year of junior college so far. i still plan on going to school again after my mission.

Why I am a Mormon

Im a member of the church of JESUS CHRIST of latter day saints because of alot of things. the main focus of our church is to bring people closer to christ whether thats through service love or just being the best we can be. I havent always had such a firm testimony in the church but i guess ill start with the beginning. Like i said up above that my parents are converts to the church some 21 years ago i guess. they found the church not by simple means. My parents were starting up a family and they needed some help i guess and my grandma knowing about the church its values and its amazing family standards told them to check this church out. well soon after the were baptized among great blessings and challenges. the same day being they found out they were pregnant with me. pretty cool expirience. now on to me ive grown up in the church all my life not with out my own challenges and mistakes. i fell into a rough time where i thought i was alone and i couldnt find a way out of it. i started making some awesome friends but they werent part of this church didnt live the same standards i soon fell alot and had to pick myself up again. i started to look for a way back and had actually looked into other churchs prayiong the whole way through. i didnt know the bible very much but i was looking for that feeling of comfort of peace of love and i felt other peoples love all the time as i strived top look but then i found it right where i had started in the same church i had grew up in. i love this church and all that it brings everything.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by reading the scriptures and doing what i need to. to tell you the truth its hard not to live the faith when your a full time missionary. i live it now though byy following the scriptures and what the spirit dictates. i follow the prophet and the counsel he gives me and i pray to my heavenly father for anything else i need to do. i live by enjoying it. it not always going to be easy but it is worth it. i follow the example of my savior jesus christ by following his gospel. namely haveing faith in him, repenting, and being baptized, and receiveing the gift of the holy ghost and then enduring to the end. just keep on keepin on i guess. living the gospel will always be the hard part but i make it easier by reminding myself how much the savior sacrificed for me and what i can sacrifice for him. i love this gosple and the happiness it brings not only that but the blessings and truth it contains. i read from the book of mormon and i gain insights on my life and the peoples lives it talks about and their dealings with my savior and with god. i love to live my faith.

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Travis
Through lack of understanding many people often relate our chruch to that of a cult. when in reality we are christians and beieve simply thet jesus christ is our savior the on the only and the same one everyone else believes. Show more Show less