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Hi I'm Jacob

I'm a college student, a new husband, a life long sport enthusiast, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love sports! I love moving around and doing things active! Some that I love are golf, tennis, soccer and volleyball, but football, basketball, and baseball are my favorites! I have played sports my entire life competed locally and regionally. I am currently a college student and am studying Exercise Science! No surprise there! I am almost done and then I plan to go on to become a Physical Therapist. Not very long ago I married my sweetheart and couldn't be happier! I am an Eagle Scout and I speak Russian. I also really enjoy playing games and watching movies. I love spending time with family and friends and being active. I

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because of my own personal belief in hope and love. As I attend church meetings, or pray to my Father in Heaven I can truly feel his love around me. I feel that overwhelming everlasting love that he will always be by me and support me through everything that I do. I also have had the amazing opportunity to feel hope through the Savior Jesus Christ. When I am having a terrible day where everything seems to be going wrong and nothing seems to be right, I have had the chance to feel the hope that only Christ can provide that all is well. I have had the opportunity to know that Christ loves me and watches over me. He is there for me. As I have had the opportunity to read the Book of Mormon and pray about its truthfulness, I have felt those same feelings of love and hope. They have come to me at the time when I pray to know if the Book of Mormon is true. Because I know those feelings are from our Heavenly Father and that he would NEVER lead me to do something that he knows is not true or bad, I have a 100% confidence that this church is true. This is why I have become a member of this church and why I continue to go even to this day.

How I live my faith

I live my faith daily by striving to illustrate the Savior's example. I volunteer once a week helping missionaries teach lessons in Russian. I attend church every Sunday for 3 hours and am able to learn more about the reason we are living in the world every week. I also visit 2 families that I live nearby every month just to see how they are doing. I try to help them with projects or things that they might need help with, but I also just visit with them to be their friend. I pray to our Heavenly Father daily to communicate with him and tell him what is going on in my life. I also strive to study his word found in the Bible and Book of Mormon daily. I try to find opportunities to reach out to others and help them when they are in need of help.