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Hi I'm Katie Duffin

I am 19 years old and I have just been called to serve a mission in the Texas Houston East mission in the Spanish language.

About Me

I just finished my first semester of college at BYU-Idaho. When I first started my semester my plan was to finish school in three years and then to serve a mission for 18 months to go and preach the gospel to others. However on October 6th 2012 the first Presidency announced that they were lowering the mission age for girls to age 19. I immediately called my bishop and set up an appointment to being the mission process. I turned in my papers and after a few weeks I received my call to serve in the Texas Houston East mission in the Spanish language. I am so thankful to the Lord for this opportunity to serve and to help the Lord in bringing forth his gospel. I know that this church is true and I know that through faith on our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ we can all be saved through his atonement.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that this church is true. I am a Mormon because I know that my Father in Heaven loves me, and loves me enough that he sent his son, Jesus Christ, down to this earth to suffer for our sins. And because of that love and that sacrifice that our Savior made in our behalf we are able to be made clean through Christ's atonement and we are able to return to our Father in Heaven again after this life. I am a Mormon because I know that through the blessings of the temple families can be sealed for eternity, that we will be together forever. I am a Mormon because I know the truth the Lord has put on earth for us and because I know of the blessings that await based on my obedience.

How I live my faith

I feel that I best live my faith through the example that I try to set. How can I expect others to live the gospel if I do not live it myself in the first place. I know that this gospel is here for our learning and benefit and that through living by the Lord's commandments we will become more like him and the Light of Christ will be seen through us. I hope to live in a manner in which that light can be seen in my life and open up opportunities to share the gospel with others.