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Hi I'm Austin

I'm a Mormon. I'm from Utah. I am a web designer. I am sharing the gospel in California!

About Me

I do web design, but am currently serving a 2 year mission for the church in California. Love computers and the outdoors. Really enjoy going camping and hiking and most important spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised as a member of the church, and I am very grateful for that. I found out for myself that this church is true as I've gone through life. I have a heart condition and as I have gone through different medical procedures and surgery's I gained a testimony that this church has the power and authority to act in the name of Jesus Christ just as the original Apostles did in Jerusalem. I am grateful for my father for being able and worthy to hold that authority and for the blessings he has given me as I have gone through my trials. Also due to my experiences I have come to know for myself that Jesus is the Christ and that he suffered not just for our sins but also for our pains and afflictions, I know that he is the only one that could have given me the peace and comfort that I have felt as I have gone through open heart surgery and other procedures. He can heal us, if we let Him.

How I live my faith

I am a missionary for the church out sharing the message of the restored gospel - and I am loving it. I love reading the book of mormon and studying from the bible, these books are both the word of God on the earth today. Also having a knowledge of Jesus Christ and his atonement is a great blessing in my life, this knowledge of and testimony of the atonement has been gained through applying the principles of repentance in my own life. I know that through our savior Jesus Christ that we can return and live with him. I continue to strive to be more like my savior each day through sincere prayer, and applying gospel and Christlike attributes in my day to day activities.

Are Mormons Christians?

When asked if we are Christian - my reply is "Yes!" A lot of people I speak with are not sure that we are Christian, sometimes they are unsure what a Christian is. I try and ask them to define the word Christian, and I hear a few different answers each time. A Christian is someone who believes in and follows Jesus Christ and His teachings. That is what I view a Christian as. Also when speaking with someone who wants to know if we are Christian I let them know that "Mormon" is only a nickname and that the real name of our church is "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints", yes, the Church of Jesus Christ - meaning we follow Him. Show more Show less