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Hi I'm Jon Paull

I love my family, music, kayaking and fishing. I am a Park Ranger, I served in the Marine Corps and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Husband and a Father. I love my job as a Park Ranger, and I am a convert. I enjoy spending time with family and friends, fishing, hiking, kayaking, playing the organ, playing board and table games, and camping. My wife and I have a 6 month old boy, and a 4 year old border collie. I've been on many adventures throughout my life; I have served in the United States Marine Corps, and lived in several different cities around the United States.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a convert. In 2001, some friends of mine invited me to the local Latter-Day Saint ward. At that time I had no idea that my life was about to change. I attended services on a fast sunday and it was a very spiritual experience for me. Although I had grown up as a Seventh Day Adventist, I had never seen anything like a fast sunday. Soon I begin to take the missionary lessons. When the time came to comit to baptism, I was ready to commit. However, my parents were not as excited as I was. After agreeing to take 30 plus lessons from my parents pastor, my mom finally gave me permission to get baptized after I took the lessons, and if I decided I still wanted to join the Mormon church. I took these lessons, and continued to attend church on sundays. Although my parents continued to show little support, I was baptized in October of 2001. Throughout the years, they have learned about the church and have participated in church activities. Although they have not chosen to become members, they have softened their hearts and have become more accepting. I know that the Gospel as restored through Joseph Smith is true. It was restored by a true prophet Joseph Smith. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and the Bible as well. I know these things because I have prayed and asked. My prayer was answered by a loving Heavenly Father. I have felt his love, and the power of the Holy Spirit. There was a time when I went inactive from the church. I thought the whole time that I was happier without the Gospel. However, when I returned, I felt true happiness and realized that living the Gospel what I needed to be doing. My testimony means everything to me, and it was through the testimonies of others on that first fast sunday, that my life was changed.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying my best to follow Jesus Christ example by showing christlike love towards all, and giving service to others.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Jon Paull
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