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Hi I'm Nathan

I'm a Chilean American and grew up in Georgia. I love wrestling, video games, music and you guessed it. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hey, my name is Nathan and I'm just your average 20 year old guy. I like to longboard and kick it with the crew. I have a way of looking at life, "you always have to make something happen". So I have taken that philosihy and tried to just make something happen everyday of my life. I used to wrestle in high school and that was life for me but now that wrestling is over I have taken up other hobbies like longboarding, building things and throwing parties. I'm a pretty social and active person so I always have to be doing something whether that's chillen at the park, balling with my boys or freestylin to some beats. I like to play pick up games of basketball and once I strap on my Nikes, you know I'm ready to take flight. I went to college for a year and that was pretty fun. While there I used to sell t-shirts but I put that on hold so I could go serve the Lord on a full time mission for two years. I was called to serve in the Oregon Portland Mission and it's the best place in the world. I have 3 older sisters and they are pretty tight. My Mom and Dad are really pretty awesome and I feel like they are always there for me. My mom is from Chile and my Dad is from Georgia. Growing up my parent's taught me strong moral values that have helped me to make good decisions and be where I am today. Life's good, I'm just trying to live it to the fullest and do what the Lord wants me to do.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm Mormon because I know that the Gospel (teachings of Jesus Christ) have been Restored (Brought back) to the earth through the Prophet Joseph Smith. I have come to know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. I know that we have a living prophet leading Christ's church today. Through this knowledge I have received from the Holy Ghost it has helped me to be happy in this life, understand my purpose here on earth and know what will happen to me after this life is over. Because of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, I know who I am, I know God's plan, and I know what I must do to be happy in this life and the life to come. In short, all I have to do is try my best to keep God's commandments, repent when I mess up and have faith in Jesus Christ. These truths have been revealed to me through the Spirit of revelation and answer to my prayers. It is through my membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday saints which is Gods kingdom on the earth today, I find purpose, happiness and peace.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving a two year full time mission for the Lord Jesus Christ in the Oregon Portland Mission. The only perfect Mission, Chyeah! I love the Lord and have always wanted to share my knowledge of His gospel with others. I feel like when I am helping other people to come to know the Savior it blesses my life as well as theirs.

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

Nathan
Well, let me answer this question with an example. So you're driving down the road and you run a red light. Next thing you know, a guy in an ice cream truck tries to pull you over and give you a ticket. But you're not going to pull over because he is an ice cream man. Now let's say you run that same red light and a cop pulls you over and tries to give you a ticket. Well of course you are going to pull over and pay the ticket. So what's the difference between the ice cream man and the cop. Well the cop has the authority to pull you over but the ice cream man doesn't. We believe that someone must be baptized by someone holding the proper authority of God. That authority had been lost for centuries until it was restored through the Prophet Joseph Smith by heavenly messangers. The only way to know if someone has the proper authority of God is to see if they have received the Holy Priesthood by the laying on of hands by those in authority. Show more Show less