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Hi I'm Stephen

I'm from Huntington Beach, California. I'm 20 and I love playing sports, and body surfing. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Stephen. I love sports, the beach, and being with my brothers. My parents are both converts to the Church, and my family is the only members out of all our relatives. Sports are a big part of our family. We have been playing football baseball soccer or basketball since we could walk. We also go wake-boarding and snow-boarding as much as we can ever year too. I have two older brothers and we are all close in age so we are all competitive. Church has always been a big part of our lives too. It has been the glue that keeps us together through thick and thin. It's a blessing to know that the truth has been restored to the earth through our loving Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I got baptized when i was 8 years old but I don't think I gained my strong testimony of the Church until my early teenage years.Soon i realized the peace and true happiness that Church brought to my life. It was something that was better than any game or touchdown pass I could ever throw. I have seen the huge role being a member of the Church has been in my life and I can't wait to share it with others. By having my testimony of the Book of Mormon, I have lived a clean and fun life. The Church gives me motivation to always try to become better and to be more charitable. The Book of Mormon has taught me where I came from, why I'm here, and where I'm going and most importantly to me, how I can live with my brother again someday who died when he was 1 year old. This gospel means everything to me. Without it, I don't know where I would be. This is the only thing on earth that brings true and eternal happiness.

How I live my faith

There is only 1 way to find happiness that lasts in the world today. There is only 1 way to have pure joy, 1 way to have peace. It only comes through living the gospel of Jesus Christ. Try it. I have such a strong testimony of that. Obedience to God is the answer to everything. We won't be perfect, but striving to become like our Savior and living it is all it takes. I know I have a long way to go, but He can help.

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is another Testament of Jesus Christ. As we learn from the Introduction to the Book of Mormon, it is an record of God's dealings the ancient inhabitants of the Americas. The Book of Mormon contains the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Through the reading and studying of the Book, we can grow closer to Jesus and our Heavenly Father. The Book of Mormon is evidence that our Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is true. The best part about it is that everyone can know for themselves through sincere prayer (Moroni 10:3-5). Show more Show less