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Hi I'm Gavin

I love the Bible, and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I love to write short stories, and I enjoy studying the Bible and finding answers in the Bible. My plan is to major in Business and finish college with a minor in accounting.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that this church is true because the Book of Mormon can and will always give me answers to the hardest questions that I have. Even by just reading a random verse from the Book of Mormon or the Holy Bible (King James version), you can get direction because our Heavenly Father knows what we want and need. Every day I make a lot of mistakes but I know that Heavenly Father will always forgive me when I repent. I know when I read the scriptures and pray I feel Heavenly Father's love for me and that I can do hard things.

How I live my faith

I read the Book of Mormon daily and say my prayers daily with my family to strengthen my faith and testimony. I do service in my ward and in my community. I help clean the church buildings and I have been able to help a lot of different charities.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

No one is required to serve a mission! We have the choice of choosing good, better, or best. A mission is the BEST thing to do because it is what God wants us to do. A lot of people have asked me why I'm going on a mission and a lot of them thought it was just because my parents say I should. For a time I truly didn't want to go on a mission! But as I was praying one night I asked God what I could do to draw closer to Him and to serve Him more fully... you can guess what impression I got next... I started working on my papers and attending the missionary preparation classes. Within a week I felt happier than before and I knew without a doubt that serving a two year mission will be the best two years of my life. I don't have to go. But because I want to grow closer to God and share with others this joy; I know what I want to do... I WANT TO GO SERVE A MISSION! And the best part is that my mission doesn't end after my mission! Show more Show less