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Hi I'm Will Lo

I grew up in Hong Kong. I am an auditor, a husband, a dad. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Hong Kong. My family and I moved to Salt Lake City to be near my grandparents. I attended high school there. I invited a couple of friends from school to my house. They asked what church I belonged to. I was not a member at that time and did not have much understanding about religions. My parents have brought me up to be agnostic. Because of this question my friends asked, I really thought about what I believed. I joined the Church a few months later. Now, I am a husband, a father of two over-energetic children. I live in the Pacific Northwest. I am an auditor, an music enthusiast, and a tennis addict. And I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

When my friends from school asked what church I belonged to, I had no answers for them. I did not know what I believed then. They asked if I was LDS (abbreviation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints). I didn't know at that time what LDS was, and replied, "I don't do drugs!!" :) But their questions really got me thinking about life's purpose. My parents brought me up to be agnostic. We believed in some supreme being or power, and that we should do good (obeying laws, do not harm others, being honest, so on and so forth); but I did not have any guidance on what that supreme being or power was, or if there is a true meaning to life. I invited the missionaries to come to my house to teach me some more about the Church. They were right about my age, but they seemed to know so much. Being Chinese, we are very family-centered. I love that the Church is also family-centered. The teachings of the Church gives me a purpose in life and hope that I will see the people that I love most again. I was baptized about 3 months later. Now that I have my own family. I truly believe that it is the one thing that matters most. While life could get very busy with work, kids, and other responsibilities, the Church continues to reminds me that everything else is means to a goal (to live with my family in heaven again).

How I live my faith

I work with the youth in my congregations right now. They constantly remind me of myself when I was their age. They are a joy to work with, even though they sometimes couldn't keep quite or stay focused during the Sunday lessons. I am also involved with the church choir. I actually met my wife in one of the choirs that I was involved with. I believe that music is one of God's gifts to us. I think the most important thing about being a Mormon is living the teachings of Christ. It doesn't matter what I do for an occupation; whether I am an auditor, a musician, or a professional tennis player. We are how we live and how we make our choices. I make my choices not because someone at Church told me so; I make my choices because I believe in Christ's teachings and know that by doing so, I will become a better person, a better husband, a better father, and a better disciple of Jesus Christ.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Will Lo
I love going out to eat and trying different restaurants. I went to this very authentic Chinese hot-pot restaurant the other day; and the first thing I did after that amazing experience was to call up my parents, and friends and tell them how great it was. Knowing that the gospel is true is kind of like that. I personally know that the gospel is true and it had helped me throughout my life. Therefore, I love to share it with my friends and family; and even my neighbors. Show more Show less