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Hi I'm Austin

I'm from Arizona...I wake surf, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi I am Austin Adcox. I live in Mesa Arizona where I was born and raised. I love to be in the outdoors. I bow hunt with my dad and ride motorcycles and rzr's. My favorite thing is going to the lake with my family and friends, especially Lake Powell. Wake surfing is my absolute passion. I just love the feeling of carving this huge wave created behind our family's boat. Its the greatest sport ever!!! The other sports I love and play are soccer, football, and ping pong.I also absolutely love music. I love to sing and play the piano/guitar. I have always been able to find peace and joy from playing and listening to music. Music has been such a big part of my life and i hope one day i could do something with it. I am also a huge admirer of cars. I love everything about cars and they are a passion i share with many members in my family/friends. My friends and family are my life, I love spending time with them. I wouldn't be where i am today if it wasn't for my family. I'm currently serving a 2 year church mission to serve the people of Sweden. Sweden is a beautiful country filled with amazing people. I love the opportunity i have at the moment to serve my Savior Jesus Christ and help God's children come back to him. The Gospel of Jesus Christ has brought me so much joy and peace in mine and my family's life and that is why I am here in Sweden Spreading the amazing message of Jesus Christ and his Restored church.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the way it makes me a better person. Being a member has taught me so many key things we all need to know for life. For a good amount of time I lived my life with out God in my life an with out this Gospel and i truly felt empty in side. The world told me I would be happier by doing what they thought would bring the most peace, joy and happiness in this life. But i soon enough realized what i was missing and that was God and Jesus Christ. This Church/Gospel has brought me true and everlasting joy that no worldly object could ever bring me. That is why I am a "Mormon".

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving those around me. For the next two years I will serve a mission in Sweden where I will go to teach and bring others to Christ so those people can live with their families for eternity and receive more and lasting happiness in this life and the life to come. To me living my faith means more than just being a good person. It means living a life like Christ lived. Although I am terribly imperfect, trying my best to live like Christ is one of the biggest parts of living my faith.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Austin
We perform baptisms for the dead because the people that were not given the opportunity to learn about the gospel need to be given the chance to accept or reject it. Show more Show less