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Hi I'm Sam

I live in Colorado, I have an undying passion for music, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Sam. I grew up in Colorado, and just finished my first year in college as a chemical engineering major. I play the cello and the drums, and love everything about all different kinds of music. I love watching and playing soccer, although I am much better at watching than playing. I'm a big fan of Liverpool Football Club. I am interested in math, science, politics, musical theater, and love nothing more than trying to be as knowledgable and educated as possible!

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I was raised Mormon, I have seen many others fall away from the church. Neither of my two older brothers stayed in the church, because they have theological disagreements with the church's teachings. However, there is no doubt in my mind that the Mormon church is the true church. I joined this church because of my parents' examples, but the reason I remain in this church is because of my love for the gospel and the blessings I receive for being a faithful member. The LDS church has an outstanding sense of community--the friends that I've met in church are my closest friends in the world and they truly care about my wellbeing. I've read the Book of Mormon and have come to know through prayer and through a witness from the Holy Ghost that its teachings are true. Being an active member of the church involves a lot of commitment, but when you have fun doing it like I do, what seems like a burden is actually a blessing. I love serving others and I love the Plan of Salvation--which is the knowledge that God has a plan for each of us, and that we can return to live with Him again and have everlasting glory and salvation with our families in Heaven.

How I live my faith

Throughout my youth, I served in leadership positions in the different young men groups, or "quorums." In these capacities I helped the adult leaders plan activities and try to meet the needs and interests of other members of our group. When I was in college, I served on a committee to plan weekly "family home evening" activities that ranged from dodgeball to pie-making contests, and I served in a leadership position where I taught lessons on Sundays and reached out to the men of our ward. As of right now, I am preparing to head to Brazil to serve my church for the next two years as a full-time missionary.