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Hi I'm Dayne Schouten

I grew up in Orem, Utah, and I'm currently serving a Mission in the Knoxville, Tennessee, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Dayne Schouten. I am 22 years old and have done about 1 year of college. I am currently majoring in Finance, but that may change! I grew up in Orem, Utah and have spent most of my life there. I love Utah and the mountains, the different seasons, the outdoor adventure, the people, and everything else that it has to offer. I enjoy playing and watching sports, exercising, and spending time with my family and friends. I come from a big family and am the middle of seven children.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints my entire life. I was born into the church and while growing up, I went to church because it was expected of me. My parents/leaders taught me early on, the importance of going to church, reading my scriptures, and saying my prayers regularly. However, throughout my teenage years I made some poor decisions that effected my testimony and spiritual growth in the gospel. I still knew that the church was true but my actions weren't always in harmony with my beliefs. At age 21, after a few years of learning/humbling experiences, I came to realize how much the Gospel of Jesus Christ means to me and how important it is in my life. I Know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the Lords' One and Only true church here on Earth today. I Know with all my heart, that we are ALL children of a loving Heavenly Father and that he has a specific plan for each and everyone of us. I have a strong testimony of Repentance and the Atoning sacrifice of our Savior, Jesus Christ. I know that he came to Earth, established his church ordained 12 apostles and fulfilled his mission by performing a Perfect Atonement so that we could one day return to live with our Heavenly Father. I Know that the Only way to return back to our Heavenly Father and gain Eternal Salvation we must have Faith in Jesus Christ and his Atonement, Repent of all our sins, be Baptism by someone holding the Priesthood Authority of God, receive the Gift of the Holy Ghost by laying on of hands, and Endure faithfully to the end. I know we can Only be sealed to our families and loved ones for time and all eternity through the restored "Priesthood Keys" in one of his temple. I am eternally grateful for the "Fullness of the Gospel" here on Earth and for the love that our Heavenly Father and his Son, Jesus Christ hold for each of their children. I love teaching and sharing the Gospel and enjoy its fruits and blessings daily! :)

How I live my faith

I live my faith through loving and serving others. I am currently serving a full-time mission for the church in Knoxville Tennessee. all day, everyday, for two full years we are out teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ to everyone we come in contact with and get the chance to. I live my faith through how I look, how I talk, how I act, and how I treat others. As a full-time missionary, I am a representative of Jesus Christ and his restored gospel here on the Earth today. I strive my best each day to live what I believe and develop christlike attributes so that I may have joy and become more like our prefect example, Jesus Christ.