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Hi I'm Mitch Oakes

I'm from Oregon. I love to paintball. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I'm a college student getting my degree in Social Work. I love reading, watching movies, the outdoors and sports. My favorite sports are paintball, college football, basketball, and soccer.

Why I am a Mormon

I live my life this way because I know that the Book of Mormon is true. I know that salvation, peace, joy, and happiness only come through Jesus Christ. I came to truly know Jesus Christ through the Book of Mormon. I know that the Lord called Joseph Smith to restore His church on the earth and that the Book of Mormon is evidence of that. I know that Jesus Christ lives and leads this church. I know all these things because I earnestly sought to know the truth. I spent time reading, praying, and fasting, and the Holy Spirit bore witness to me that these things are true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by becoming better each day. Though I have many imperfections, I strive to improve through the gospel and following the Savior. Reading the scriptures and praying daily have been the biggest factors in gaining and living my faith. Selfless service has also helped me to gain love for others and feel the love that the Lord has for them.