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Hi I'm Marshall Bassett

I shoot guns. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Wellsville, Utah. I've lived in Utah my entire life. I love to do anything that is outisde. In the Spring you'll find me playing lacrosse with my friends and during the rest of the year i'm off at shooting competitions, hunting, hiking, or camping. Being in the outdoors is my life! I really love to listen to music. Before my mission I was focused on any type of music. Being out here on a mission has really helped me have a desire to listen to good uplifting music. I love scouting and spending time with family and friends. Just being active is what makes me happy!

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints my entire life. But my true conversion did not come to me until the couple months before I decided to come on an LDS mission. Before submitting my mission papers to show that I am willing to serve, I decided to read the Book of Mormon to see for myself if it is true, or else I'd be lying to go out and tell the world I knew it was true. So I started with a chapter every night. That led to two chapters which led to even more. My desire to learn more about the gospel grew and grew. I hungered for it. As I would read from the Book of Mormon I would feel this amazing peace and joy come over me. I have experienced a lot in my life, and many things have happened to me to help me realize that Christ is there for me. But I can tell you right now that NOTHING has helped me grow closer to my Savior Jesus Christ than the Book of Mormon and sincere prayer. The Book of Mormon is the word of God. I can now say that I do know that it is true. Because I know that the Book of Mormon is true, I also know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and that the Church of Jesus Christ, the exact same church that Christ established when he was here on the Earth, has been restored again to the earth today. I promise you that if you read from this book you will have more peace and happiness in your life than you can ever imagine.

How I live my faith

I have grown up in the church and have always tried to do the right thing. I have found that leading by example is the most effective way to live what you believe. I decided to serve as a full time missionary in the Texas Lubbock mission to prove to my Father in Heaven that I am willing to share what I know to be true. It was the best two years of my life. I'm so grateful for that time I had to serve my Father in Heaven.