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Hi I'm Kolton Mahoney

I am a Starting Pitcher for BYU. Baseball is my life, family is everything, I love to have fun and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Santa Rosa, California and I love it. I played college baseball for BYU in 2011 and I was the Closer. I love playing sports and I am super competitive. Playing sports has prepared me for the best and the worst times that I have had in life. Life is short and I believe in living it to the fullest and having a lot of fun in the process. If I am not having fun, there is something wrong. I love to joke around and pull pranks on people. I love spending a day at the lake with my family and getting huge air on my wakeboard. I love to go hiking on a hot day so i can go into nature and enjoy the beauty that is all around us.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in Utah and my family has been LDS my entire life. I have loved being a member of the church and I am so glad to have grown up in the gospel. The gospel has blessed my life so much and I have come to love the Book of Mormon. I never really got into the Book of Mormon before my mission, but now I don't want to stop reading it. I know that it is the word of God and that He wants every person to read it and pray to know the truthfulness of it for themselves. I have found answers to every single one of my problems in the scriptures. I am a Mormon because I know for myself that this gospel is true because I took the time to ask our Father in Heaven if it is true. He WILL answer you if ask. I grew up in the church, but I had to learn for myself, that what I was taught all my life, was true. Now I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that Jesus Christ is my Savior and Redeemer and I Know that He Lives and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the true church on the earth today. I testify that we have a Prophet of God on the earth today who receives direction from Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I am living my faith by putting everything on hold for two years and serving the Lord and by bringing the light to all those who are in darkness. I Study my scriptures everyday and pray A LOT! I love to pray with my family and read the scriptures with them and we try and do Family Home Evening on Monday nights, but it doesn't always happen every week. I put my faith before baseball and any other sports even though it is hard sometimes, but there is always a greater blessing in putting God first.