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Hi I'm Jake Duffin

My name is Jake, I am from a small farm town in Idaho, I love the outdoors, sports, my family, I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am an outgoing social kid who simply likes to have fun! I enjoy every moment I can get with my family. When I am not with my family I will be with my friends having as much fun as possible. I play basketball and football whenever i get spare time. I love the outdoors with a passion especially on the seat of sport quad or snowmobile, there is nothing better than riding into an area that only an ATV or snowmobile can get you to and enjoy the scenory of the world we live in. I have completed 3 years of college and plan on becoming a life long farm boy. I am a currently serving a mission and loving every minute of it, sharing the gospel is the most important thing I can be doing with my life in this very moment. I love the gospel and the focus it has on the family and how we can be together forever! Because of the gospel I am the most happy I have ever been in my life and has me going on the right path that has been set for me. In life we are faced with difficult times and sometimes wrong choices, I know we have challenges in life so that you can become stronger and learn from your experiences. I was diagnosed with diabetes at age 4, since then I have learned that we are given certain situtations in life to make us learn, become stronger and to never, ever give up!

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up with the gospel in my life and having friends in the church. I am a Mormon because of the things the gospel teaches us, everything I have learned has brought me comfort in hard times. Being a Mormon is not easy, but thats just fine I like a good challenge. I know with all my heart that this church is true, I wouldnt leave my family and friends for 2 years if it wasnt true. I know that Joseph Smith saw Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, he wanted to know the truth so he prayed and he got his answer. Joseph Smith is a true prophet, he would not have gone through all of his trials if he didnt believe what he was doing was right, no man would waste his time. I am truly thankful for the gospel and what it has done for my family and myself, I am on the right path.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving a 2 year mission, and doing all the good I can every day. I try to live my life as Christ did and caring for everyone around me even if they dont treat you with respect. By being an example you can have a huge impact on someone elses life, you never know who is watching until its to late. Small and simple things can bring great rewards. In our church we do things for others because we believe we are all brothers and sisters, one of the things I enjoy doing the most is service. We get together as friends and church members and help people with whatever they may need. Treating others how you want to be treated is a great way to live your life.