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Hi I'm Logan Porritt

I have grown up in northern Utah all of my life. I love sports especially baseball, basketball, and golf. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently serving in the Texas Lubbock Mission. I have a great family and we all love to play sports especially baseball! I grew up in good old Bear River City, UT and I love it there. I love the outdoors and I really miss the mountains and the beautiful grass that they don't have here in Texas. I went to one semester at Utah State University and although I grew up a huge fan of the Utes I am being slowly converted to an Aggie. I love camping, hunting, fishing, 4-wheeling, and especially spending time at our cabin in Island Park up by Yellowstone. Wait did I say I love baseball?

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church and was supported by an awesome family that taught me about the Gospel of Jesus Christ, brought me to church every Sunday, taught me to read the scriptures, and taught me how to pray. Throughout my younger years I leaned on my parents testimony of the Gospel and never doubted that this church was true. As I have grown older I have had personal experiences which have strengthened my testimony of the truthfulness of this Gospel and how it can transfrom my life. As I have constantly strived for more knowledge I have found what I was looking for in this church. This church really isn't like any other church on the Earth and as a Mormon I feel different from the rest of the world and I am proud of that. Christ taught us to be a light unto the world and to always strive to follow His example. Although I have made mistakes throughout my life I have used the Atonement of Jesus Christ and felt the guilt and shame of sin swept away by the grace and mercy which our Savior gives to each of us who truly repent. I can honestly say now that I know without a shadow of a doubt that Jesus Christ died for each and every one of us so that we might be able to access His Atonement through repentance. I also know that more importantly than His death on the cross is His resurrection and that He lives! I know that this is His church and that He showed himself, along with His father, to Joseph Smith in 1820, and that He called Joseph Smith to be the prophet of this last dispensation, or the fulness of times in which we live in. I love my Savior and I know that he leads and guides us with a prophet in these days, namely President Thomas S. Monson. This is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being an example to everyone I come in contact with each and every day. I strive to align my life with the life of Jesus Christ and I'm continually improving my life as well as trying to improve the lives of others. Service is another way I live my faith. Back home in Utah I remember doing a lot of service projects for the people in my community including raking leaves, weeding gardens, mowing lawns, and shoveling snow in the winter. I always enjoyed doing these projects because I could see the happiness of those people I was serving. I especially loved to go shovel snow off of our neighbors drive ways and them having no knowledge of us doing it. I remember one Sunday my friends and I decided that we were going to go shovel snow off drive ways after church until it got dark. There we were, the three of us, having a blast with each other doing service until it got dark. We tried to keep shoveling until we were dead tired but our parents wouldn't let us because we had to come home for dinner. I will always remember that and not because of the minor recognition that we got, but from the relationships that we built with each other serving our Heavenly Father's children.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Logan Porritt
I don't just believe there is a prophet like Moses on the Earth today . . . I know there is one! God calls prophets to lead and guide his people; young and old, male and female, righteous and wicked. You might ask "how do I know if there truly is a living prophet on the Earth today?" In the Bible Jesus warns us against false prophets because "inwardly they are ravening wolves", but then he says "by their fruits ye shall know them". So in other words you can know whether a prophet is true or not according to their fruits, or what they produce. Moses' fruits were the Ten Commandments and they came straight from God. Judging that "fruit" of Moses I would say he is a true prophet. We esteem Joseph Smith as a prophet as well. Joseph Smith brought forth The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, and that is Joseph's "fruit". So in order to know if that is a good fruit we should ask God in prayer. To know if Joseph Smith truly was a prophet and if our current prophet President Thomas S. Monson is true you need to ask God in prayer. As the Bible says: "Ask and ye shall recieve, seek and ye shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you". Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Logan Porritt
Absolutely not! We as members of Jesus Christ's church better be helping all of God's children not just those of certain faiths or religions! Some of the greatest experiences I have had have been serving people on my mission that I don't even know and as a result, them wanting to learn more about the our message, or what makes us happy, because we helped them in their time of need. Its all about "serving our fellow man" not "serving our fellow Mormon". Show more Show less