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Hi I'm David Trotter

I amfrom Ozark, Arkansas. I am a Violinist & Guitarist, I love food & am serving in the Virginia Richmond Mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love music, I've played violin since I was 5, bluegrass to classical. I started playing guitar at 14 and have a couple of recordings floating around. I love music, it is my life. I am a college student at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith where I am studying Biology. I am an avid outdoorsman and love firearms. I hike and kayak with my friends when I can and I love to cook out doors. God has given us a beautiful world and I love to explore every part of it from Prokaryotes to star gazing on cool Ozark nights. I played a lot of sports in high school and I love to swim. I coached a swim team and really enjoy helping others find their best, and then helping them improve to become better. In life I have done a lot of neat things and seen a lot of cool places, but I find the most peace and serenity when studying the scriptures and doing the will of the Lord. I think obedience to God’s commandments is what brings true peace and serenity in my life, and that obedience is the key to happiness both in this life and for eternity. I am one of 7 children, 6 boys and 1 girl. I come from a diverse family, but I would not have it any other way. I love my family and enjoy going on family outings together. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is the center point of our family and we can pull our strengths from that, even if we do not always get along, in the end, we are still there for each other.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church. I grew up in the church and I was taught in my youth to love my Lord and Savior. I have found in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints more peace and solice in a a constantly quivering world than any other thing or all other things togethter. I have gained for myself a testimony of the truthfulness of the gospel and I know that my Redeemer lives. I believe that God is and eternal and unchanging God and therefore there must needs be a Restoration to the truthfulness of the Church Christ established while on this earth and I have found for myself through scripture studyand humble prayer that this is the true church of JEsus Christ. That is why I am a Mormon, am member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

How I live my faith

I am substitute Primary teacher, it is the best calling ever. I learn so much from the children and they truly humble me to live a better life. Christ said we must all become as little children, I think I understand that better now. Right now I am serving as a full time missionary in the Virginia Richmond Mission! I live my faith by being who Christ wants me to be and doing what I know to be true, so in other words, living life as a Christian.

What do Mormons believe about "eternal life?"

David Trotter
We believe that if we follow the example of Jesus Christ and obey God's laws we can enter into Eternal life. Eternal Life is living with our Heavenly Father for Time and All Eternity after we receive our glorified bodies. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

David Trotter
God has called, once again, as before, prophets to lead and guide His church. Our prophet today is the Prophet and President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his name is Thomas S. Monson. He has two counselors: Henry B. Eyring and Dieter F. Uctdorf. They lead and guide the church as do the 12 Apostles who are: Boyd K. Packer L. Tom Perry Russell M. Nelson Dallin H. Oaks M. Russell Ballard Richard G. Scott Robert D. Hales Jeffrey R. Holland David A Bednar Quentin L. Cook D. Todd Christofferson Neil L. Andersen. All of these men are called and ordained to lead the Church of Jesus Christ by those who hold the priesthood authority of God. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

David Trotter
“Remember, heaven is filled with those who have this in common: They are forgiven. And they forgive.” President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency, “The Merciful Obtain Mercy,” Ensign, May 2012, 77. Show more Show less