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Hi I'm Andrew Allen

I'm a Missionary. I'm from Washington State. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi I'm Andrew and I'm currently a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I'm serving my mission in the Ohio Cleveland mission and it's awesome. Before coming on a mission I lived a very normal life. I love sports. I like playing sports and I like watching sports. Outdoor sports, indoor sports, adventure sports, you name it, I probably love it. My favorite thing in life though is just hanging out with my friends. Obviously I'm not really doing much of that now that I'm serving a mission, however what I'm doing is much more important than any of those things. I'm out serving the Lord with all my heart, might, mind, and strength. The work can be hard, but I can't say I ever have a moment where I regret being out here. It truly is amazing to be able to help others come to know truth for themselves. In two years when my mission's over i'll probably go back to my normal life. However, my perspective on life and priorities might be slightly different. I'm alright with that to.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I love being Mormon. Yes my whole family is Mormon, but that's not why I'm Mormon. I believe in all the teachings of the gospel. I have a testimony that this is the true church and that by following the teachings I will be able to return to live with God again someday. The feelings I get from being at church or just being around my friends is indescribable. When I'm at church or reading the Book of Mormon, I can feel the spirit with me. Being a Mormon keeps me living righteously. The friendship I have gained from being a Mormon is everlasting. I know I will always have a friend to turn to when I need help. I don't know what my life would be like without the church, but it definitely wouldn't be this good.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by standing up for my values. I choose to stand out as a Mormon and I am proud to tell everyone. I want to return to heavenly father again and I am preparing to do so by living righteously everyday. As a missionary I live my faith by sharing the gospel with everyone I can. This truly is the greatest thing given to mankind. We have a prophet on the earth today who leads and guides us. When I follow the prophet and the teachings of Christ, my life is just so much better.