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Hi I'm C. Andrew Smith III

I love Jersey , I know my redeemer lives, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

Yes, I am a black kid from Kansas...go figure. lol Well Im the youngest of 5 siblings. 3 brothers and 2 sisters, who i love dearly! I love food. Nothing better than some great soul food made by your family. I also happen to be a "Mommas Boy". My mother is someone I HAVE THE DEEPEST RESPECT FOR. I love to play sports. Its one of my deepest passions. Football is my favorite and basketball comes in as second. I am a collegite athlete, and plan on finishing when I complete my mission of sharing the Gospel in Jersey. I love to go out and hang with my friends. I Love to make others smile or even make them laugh uncontrollably.... it makes my day. I also like to "people watch", its pretty interesting...haha. I love camping and being outdoors.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ, because i was blessed to be born into it. I was taught morals and standards that would keep me safe and lead to a future place of eternal bliss. But when you become a teenager, you begin to do opposite of what your parents preach to you. I had to be humbled. I had to realize what was more important, my will or God's will? It took me knowing if the Book of Mormon is true, all things set upon this 522 page book. Faith is kindled by hearing someone else's testimony of faith. I heard the many of my own family members, I had to know for myself if this is something I truly i wanted to follow with faith. Who should you ask, that has all the answers to your questions? I took me going on my knees and asking my Father in Heaven to let me know. I recieved a spiritual witness that will NEVER FORGET. Ever since then my eyes have been opened. To see how blessed I am to know that Jesus Christ's church is once again esablished upon the earth. The same exact way, from ancient times to modern times. God is the same yesterday, today and forever. Why would he have things then, but not today? I invite people to just ask God if the doctrines is true, it is that simple. Or even take the what the savior said himself, to just try invitation.( John 7:17) Our Father in heaven will not lie to his children. I did it and have seen more than I count try it and have not complained.

How I live my faith

Well by serving my God for 2 years, by being a example of him in all things, at all times, and at all places. The experience of illuminating someone's life with the fullness of the gospel and helping them change, is the probably the most priceless event that have happened in my life currently. Trying to be Christ-like and following his example helps me live my faith. If we do as Christ expects of us this world would actually be a better place. I LOVE helping others see as God would see them. It brings me joy that is the best..