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Hi I'm Colton Schmitt

I'm a Mormon, and proud of it! In a world where people say "we need no more Bible", I say we do- Now more than ever.

About Me

Hi I'm Elder Colton Schmitt. I am currently serving as a Missionary in the New Mexico, Albuquerque mission. I like to make people laugh, I enjoy all sports, dancing, singing, and theatre. I am involved in a summer camp program called Youth For Freedom, and it all helped to make me the person I am today. I love being around people and animals, especially dogs and horses. I love the outdoors, fishing, dirtbikes/ATVs, hiking, camping, water sports, you name it. I grew up playing Baseball, it was my first love. I love baseball, football, and NASCAR. In essence, I love everything about the south or redneck, or country, lifestyle (minus the drinking). Whichever one you choose. I love all kinds of music. My iPod contains everything. I mean everything. Pachelbel to AC/DC, Tim McGraw to Wiz Kahlifa, Kenny G to Frank Sinatra, Luke Bryan to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and David Archuleta to Guns 'N' Roses. My favorite however is Country Music with 80's rock a close second. I also write my own song lyrics. Oh, and I'm a Wiz on the kazoo! ;) I want to live in the country, have horses, a pond, dogs, and plenty of land to do anything and everything on. I plan on pursuing a career in business and marketing management. I was an Explorer Cadet for the Douglas County Sheriff's Office in Colorado from the ages of 14-17, and have a huge respect for Law Enforcement as well as every man and woman in uniform of every kind. I'm an adrenaline junky, and a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I have been ever since I was born. I am a member not because I was born into it, but because I believe it. I am serving as a missionary right now because the Gospel brings me great joy, and I want to share that with others. I'm a Mormon because I know it's true.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving as a Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the New Mexico Albuquerque Mission. I have dedicated 2 years of my life to serving the Lord Jesus Christ. I don't get paid, and I don't go to school or work during these 24 months. I am completely devoted to the work of the Lord. I love the opportunity I have to share the message of the Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ with others. My favorite part of the message is that of Eternal Families. I love the fact that we can be united with our families for time, and all eternity. After my Missionary Service is over, I will go to college, pursue a career, find my eternal companion, be sealed (married) in the temple of the Lord, and raise a family on these truths and principles that are contained in the teachings of Jesus Christ. I love the Savior. I love my Heavenly Father. I am thankful for all the sacrifices made on my behalf, that I may know of these things and have the opportunity to live, with my family, in heaven with our Savior and our Heavenly Father. i am thankful for the great and endless gift of the Atonement of the Savior. Of his willingness to take my sins, sicknesses, pains, and trials upon him. And that He died, and more importantly, lives again for me. I testify to you that I know these things are true. And I do so as a Representative of Jesus Christ, and in His holy name.