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Hi I'm Cameron

I'm a college student, a missionary, a Californian, a model and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Cameron or for the next two years, Elder Meisel. I consider myself a convert to the church although I was baptized when I was eight years old. Growing up my family never really went to church and that was just how things worked for us. When I was 17 the missionaries dropped by and asked if they could practive the lessons on me since I was technically already a member. I agreed but being a teenager I didnt really take it all that seriously. It took me about a year to realize that this church is what I need in my life if I want to be with my family for eternity. Since then I started attending church and living the way I should out of my own desires and not just because. I had to change a lot of things and I'm still learning each day. I have two brothers, one sister, a sister-in-law, a wonderful neice and nephew and two even more amazing parents. I've discovered that I have depression on my mission which has only increased my desire to be happy in tthis life and has grown my testimony that thats what God want for me, to simply be happy. I draw, I model, I'm a dork and a nerd but I'm the coolest dork and nerd you'll ever meet. I have a wonderful family who support me each day. I'm a student "BYU-I-Do" who is figuring out what I want for my life. I love my life and I love the happiness God grants me. I'm a Mormon but more importantly, I'm me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized in the church when I was 8 years old but didn't know much of anything. We never really went to church so, it wasn't really that big of a deal in my life. I hardly ever even thought about it. One day the missionaries came over, and started teaching me the lessons. One night I went out with the one of the Elders while my dad stayed with the other one because he was sick. The missionary suggested we go to the cemetery for some unknown reason, he still doesn't even know why he suggested it. We went and we kneeled down at my brothers grave and I began to pray. Everything thing else in the world disappeared at that moment and I could feel my brother there with me. Truly there, with his arm around me, comforting me and telling me how proud he was of me as I prayed. Since that day I knew that this is the true church and this is were I belong and needed to be. I knew this church is the only way I could be with not only my brother, but my family, and also my Heavenly Father again. That means more to me than anything any one in this world can offer me and I discovered it for myself. It's been a hard road changing but I do for that reason because it is hard but it's what I'm supposed to do. I'm a Mormon because I choose despite what other people say or do. I'm not perfect but I'm happy with that.

How I live my faith

Currently I am living my faith and helping others come to Christ everyday. I am a full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the state of Wisconsin. Everyday of my life is filled talking to people, teaching them the gospel, and helping them realize the love our Heavenly Father has for them. I study the scriptures, everyday. I talk to people about not only my faith but the faith they can have too, everyday. I pray more times a day then you probably thought was possibly. But I live my faith, by remembering and sharing the message of His love with everyone I meet, everyday. I'm a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I'm not just living my faith, I'm helping people realize that they can live it too. The most important way I've discovered how to live my faith though is by simplyly trying to be happy. God loves us because we are all his children and he wants us to be happy and feel that love. At times it may be hard and a lot of the time others may judge me on that fact but my happiness comes first. And being happy is how I live my faith everyday.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

We talk about you, and your relationship to our Heavenly Father. We are here to help provide a way for you to feel closer to Him and one day return back to live with Him. The lessons will vary on what we teach but our messages are always centered of these key things Our Heavenly Father, you, and Jesus Christ. We teach for you. Show more Show less