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Hi I'm Gentry Tramel

Anaheim Angels fan, traveler of many lands, current Missionary......and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love cars, I love working on them and am your typically dude! I love baseball, football, basketball and last but not least, Golf. Golf tops them all FOR sure. I love the outdoors, and camping and boating with family and friends. I love traveling and visiting my dad who lives in NYC new york. I love new experiences and have always longed to find truth in my life, and recently have found it!

Why I am a Mormon

I have quite the story but have no room for it all! Long story short, I fell away from this church for a long time, didn't care about it, and never took it seriously. I didn't care about school and was all about what I was living for that weekend, and lived off substance abuse. There were times where I was so lost and confused, I had no where to go. I prayed often but never really felt close, because I wasn't sincere. One night I felt prompted to read The Book of Mormon, best day of my life. I finally decided through the spirit that I was going to strive to what I wanted my whole life, to be a missionary. The repentance process was long, and often rough and discouraging at times, but making this descision brought that spirit back into my life, prompted me to move out of the apartment I was in with my friends, and move back home and pursue the gospel. I'm so glad and I praise the Lord each and every day for the help and strength he gave me. I am now serving as a Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints in Los Angeles, and have never been so happy in my life. To be able to share my experiences and bring light to those lifes that might be full of darkness, as mine was, and bring them to Christ, our Savior. I love this gospel also because I can spend the Eternities with my family, they mean so much to me. Heaven without them would not be heaven to me, and I'm proud to be a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by having a natural desire to do what is right, attending church every Sunday, and having the spirit of Christ in me each and every day. I used to mock those that chose the right, and the church. But i do now truly understand the teachings and the warnings. I study the gospel continually, my scriptures, the book of Mormon, hold the priesthood, and share talks and my message of hope and love with those of my friends who are not of my faith, and am serving as a missionary to the people of Los Angeles.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Gentry Tramel
Well, as many skeptics did, as i was, we didn't take other's words for it. What converted me was reading the Book of Mormon. I've constantly felt feelings of peace and happiness which just automatically told me truth. I knelt to my heavenly father to ask if these things were true, and again, felt feelings of peace and prosperity. I knew it was true. I didn't even have to have anyone tell me they were true. I knew reading them they were true with the feelings i received. Show more Show less

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Gentry Tramel
I know one way we can always be close with our father in heaven is through prayer....constant prayer. Consult him in all of your doings and you will NOT be lead astray. All of my questions i have, problems, trials, or even just to kneel in prayer and give him thanks for all he has given me. Even the little things. We stay close to him by living by his commandments and obeying the teachings of the prophet and heeding to his word, I feel this is the way he talks to all of his children, is through the current prophet. Show more Show less