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Hi I'm Connor

I love music, I'm an aspiring artist, I played lacrosse, and am serving a mission in Denmark... and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Utah but I lived in Georgia for 3 years. I have met all sorts of people from all walks of life and enjoy making friends with those I meet. Lacrosse has been a bridge for me to make friends throughout my life, and has taught me important lessons for life, not just how to score goals and win games. Besides lacrosse, I fill my time up with spending time with family, friends, school, art, and music. I play the piano, guitar, bass guitar, sing, and I record music as well. As for art, I enjoy all kinds of it, including pottery, drawing, painting, and computer graphics... although, I still have a lot to learn and to improve on. I try to be unique in many ways of my life, yet still keep myself centered on the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I love ideas, whether they be my own, or someone else's, because an idea is something original, with infinite possibilities that can go along with it. My family and my friends are my inspiration, and my examples on how to improve myself. I plan on serving a full-time mission for the Church because I know that's what Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ would want me to do. As is said in Mosiah 2:17, "When ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God." I am currently serving a mission for the church in the Copenhagen Denmark Mission, teaching the Gospel to the Danish people.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born into the Church and have been taught the Gospel all my life, I know for myself of the truth of the Church. There is a strong emphasis to discover for oneself if the Church and all of its teachings are true... and I have done just that. I know that God, our Heavenly Father loves us, and cares for each one of us individually. We are His children, and our goal in this life is to live righteously so that we can return to be with Him again. I know that our elder brother, Jesus Christ, suffered for our sins, and gave up his life while on this earth, so that we can live again. I know that there were and still are inspired prophets of God. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet. I know that he saw God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ, and that Joseph was used as an instrument in the hand of God to restore the Gospel, not defiled or corrupted by any human hand, to the earth. I know that God does bless us, and I have seen his hand in my life, multiple times a day. He has given us our talents, our abilities, our trials, ways to deal with our trials, and the experience that we lack. I know that families are essential to the Plan of Happiness that Heavenly Father has put in place for us, and that families can be together forever... for all eternity, through that Plan to return to God. I know that there is power in prayer and reading the scriptures. I am strengthened everyday as I read and as I have the chance to speak with God, and because of the love He has for me, he listens, and answers my prayers. It all makes sense to me logically, and has been confirmed to me spiritually. There is a plan and a purpose for this life, and we have commandments to follow to lead us along the path back to our Heavenly Father. I know these things are true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing those things which Jesus Christ would want me to do if He were to walk beside me. As is said many times in the scriptures, keeping the commandments of God is vital to our earthly life, as well as reading the scriptures, prayer, and attending church. These things draw me closer to Heavenly Father and his son, Jesus Christ, and in turn I try to be a better servant to them. By trying to be like my Savior, I have learned that life isn't just about me, it's about those around me as well. Service is an important aspect in my life, and I've learned that when I help others, I feel better about myself. I know this Gospel is true, and desire to share it with all people. This is the reason why I am in Denmark, is to bring others unto Christ. As is said in the Book of Mormon in Mosiah 2:17, "When ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God."

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

As missionaries, our purpose is to help others receive the Gospel, and bring happiness and joy into their lives. We do this by helping others come unto Christ. We have such an important message, and our only desire is to teach it to others, in a loving and friendly way. God wants all of his children to return to him, and we desire the same thing. Show more Show less