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Hi I'm Andrew Russell

I'm a black belt in Kung Fu San Soo and an EMT. I love to sing and teach. I am a full-time missionary, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 18 years old. I have a wonderful family, and I am the third of 6 children. I have 1 brother and 4 sisters. I like to do martial arts (a black belt in Kung Fu San Soo) and water and snow sports. I am a certified Emergency Medical Technician. I have been called to serve as a Spanish-speaking missionary in Edmonton, Canada as a Full-time Missionary for 2 years. I love being a missionary and sharing with others how Christ can help them overcome challenges and live truly happy. I am also a Mormon! :)

Why I am a Mormon

It makes me truly happy, and I know it is all true. I was raised in the LDS church, and have gained my assurance that this is the true church through long study and prayer. Even though I was raised in the LDS church, I was never sure that it was true. I went through most of my life assuming it was true, but I thought I never knew. About 4 years ago, I decided that it was time to know. I read the Book of Mormon, and prayed to my Heavenly Father. If I had not been willing to have a relationship with my Heavenly Father, I don't know if I would have the knowledge I have today. I received a certain feeling after sincere prayer. This feeling isn't something I can describe, other than pure love. The thoughts that came to my mind were indescribable. I felt like my Father in Heaven and his Son, Jesus Christ, had their arms wrapped around me. I finally knew all of the gospel of the LDS Church was true. Now I want to share this knowledge with everyone I know! I want to bring the world the truth! The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints is Christ's church, and it is led by him personally. He speaks to a living prophet, President Thomas S. Monson, and through this prophet we can receive divine guidance for our lives. I am so grateful for the truth.

How I live my faith

I live my Faith by sharing what I know with others, and trying to become ever closer to God through prayer and scripture study. I want others to feel the love I have felt and know what I know. I love this Gospel I love my Savior! I have had the witness that this gospel is true time and time again. It makes me truly happy. Because of what this gospel has given me already and still gives me now, I have left my family, job, schooling and so much more for 2 years to be a full-time missionary and share this glorious message.