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Hi I'm Derek Ellsworth

I know the Savior blesses our lives. I know I want to help bless the lives of others. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hey there! I'm Derek Ellsworth. I'm currently serving a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Perth, Australia. My passion is smiling.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Church although it's not something I always believed in. I attended meetings, attended the educational classes put on at school, but it's not something that I could ever say I "knew" to be true.. Just a little bit later into my life's journey it came to a point where ..."I came to the conclusion that I must either remain in darkness and confusion, or else I must do as James directs, that is, ask of God." (JSH 1:13) I acted upon the invitation, the same invitation millions of others have acted upon, to read from the Book of Mormon, and then to ask God, whether it's true. And just like millions of others I have had that witness from God that it truly is His word, and that this truly is His church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by acting on the compassion I feel when I see others in situations less fortunate then myself. I've discovered who I am by helping others discover God.