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Hi I'm Andy Shelton

I'm a family man, a songwriter, and a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in 1978 to a good family with good values. My parents and church leaders taught me the gospel of Jesus Christ. At age 19, I left home and spent two years in Honduras where I shared our Savior's gospel with anyone who would listen. After Honduras, I dropped out of college to pursue my interest in songwriting. The next seven years that followed that decision were...interesting. Then, at age 28, I recommitted myself to my faith. Shortly thereafter, the Lord blessed me with a wonderful wife and a real job. I returned to college at the age of 30, graduated, and now I help other adults finish their unfinished degrees. My passion for songwriting hasn't changed but my priorities have. Today, I want to do what Heavenly Father wants me to do. Sometimes He lets me write a song and even helps me with it. Usually, however, He just needs me to help out around the house, play with my awesome kids, love my terrific wife and be a good neighbor. I am blessed.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I want to follow Christ and this is His church. Christ taught that "...by their fruits ye shall know them". By the "fruits" of this church alone, you can conclude that it is Christ's church. But an even more powerful witness can be yours if you kneel in humble prayer and ask God if it is true. I have done my homework and have prayed and can testify that Christ lives and he has reorganized his church in these latter days in preparation for his second coming.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to do what is right and repenting when I fall short. I live my faith by never giving up despite the difficult world we live in. I maintain my faith and hope in Christ by studying the scriptures, praying, fasting, and serving others. As a member of this church, I have served as a clerk, teacher, adviser, boy scout leader, and music director. Most of all, I live my faith by being a responsible dad and husband.

Are Mormons Christians?

Andy Shelton
Yes! The Mormon church is a Christian church because it was organized by Christ himself. Show more Show less

What is faith?

Andy Shelton
If we have faith, we have confidence that our Father in Heaven is watching over us. We trust him and because of this trust we can patiently bear our burdens because we know that all things happen for our good. Show more Show less