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Hi I'm Kierstin

I'm a student, I'm an athlete, I'm a missionary, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a senior in high school and I play on the Varsity basketball team at my school. I'm an extremely competitive person, whether I'm on the court, having a Nerf gun war with my younger brother, or playing the Quiet Game with my cousins. I love to compete and to set goals and work toward them. I also love to play soccer and being outdoors. My family has a cabin on the lake that I love visiting. It's fun to spend some time outside enjoying all of God's beautiful creations and waterskiing, tubing, and quadding with my family. Like most teenagers, I love to hang out with my friends and have fun. My family are my best friends though and I love hanging out with them as much as I do my other friends. We all play basketball and have a blast playing against each other. I love to travel and had the opportunity to go to Ethiopia on a humanitarian trip with the nonprofit organization my mom co-founded. Because of that trip I've become very involved in humanitarian work and community service. I've learned a lot from that trip and am very excited to be going back very soon. I think you can learn a lot about yourself and about life in general by traveling the world, learning about other cultures, and meeting and talking to people.

Why I am a Mormon

I've grown up in the church and at the age of 8 decided to be baptized into his church. I've seen the benefits and blessings from living like God would have me my whole life so I've never really doubted the truth of this gospel. I know that it's true as much as I know that Jesus Christ lives and loves each of us and wants us all to be happy. I can't imagine what my life would be like without the knowledge of the truths I've learned being a member of this church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to live how our Father in heaven would want us to live everyday. By being an example to my friends, teammates, and peers, I have been able to share my feelings about my faith and why I feel that way. I also live my faith by helping those around me that I see in need. I participate in a lot of community service as well as regularly volunteering for humanitarian organizations that help all our brothers and sisters around the world.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

In the Bible it says "Ye shall know them by their fruits." (Matthew 7:16) After reading the Bible and Book of Mormon, ask God if the things you've read and learned are true. The Holy Ghost will testify the truth of this gospel to you. I pray to ask if what I learn is true everytime I read the scriptures or go to church. The feelings of peace and hope that I receive tell me that what I know is true. Show more Show less