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Hi I'm Patrick Akpai

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Passionate, helpful, optmistic, cheerful Family & work keep me excited. Son of proud parents, Brother to kind siblings, Loyal friend to a few honest people, Timeless not trendy, Cultured not common, Blemished fruit yet healthy & fine enough for nourishment & garnishing, Generous not wasteful, Kind not gullible, Thirsty for wisdom, Hungry for knowledge, Money has purchased props and fun, not my happiness, Grateful for what I have, God's Work in Progress, likes the smell of fresh rose flower, freshly cut grass; the sight of wide green fields, well-kept old cars, elegant ladies & art galleries; and the company of well-mannered people and arty-types. I am undergoing a BSc degree in Banking and Finance. I hope to graduate soon. Am 25 years old.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family with a deep tradition in the Church, and while that certainly helped shape who I am, I am not a Mormon for that reason alone. The Church has provided a foundation for my life and my family. It gives me true joy that is fleeting elsewhere. Without the teachings, principles and support I have received through the Church, I really don't know what my life would be like. I have come to know who I am and who I can become. Being a Mormon gives me a perspective on life that can't be found elsewhere. I feel like there is no challenge I cannot meet and no hardship I cannot overcome. I know that the teachings and experiences one receives through the Church would be valuable to anyone, come and see for yourself.

How I live my faith

I look to live by Christ's example by dedicating my days to Him in daily prayer and scripture study. I have provided service at church by teaching the younger children. They are such a awesome blessing, because I learn to love each of them as we discuss the principles of the gospel in its profound simplicity. It's a joy to see them develop spiritually. I feel so happy to know that I have been a part of this vital stage in their lives. I have also assisted the full-time missionaries and also served a mission in the Africa West Area to teach those who are looking to return to Christ or teach those seeking Him for the first time. It warms my heart to feel the Holy Ghost's presence during these missionary moments and to watch others feel that power and gain a testimony of Jesus Christ's atoning sacrifice. While service has it rewards, it comes with it's trials, too. Yet I know that I am in the service of God, and His Son, Jesus Christ, fills in the gaps where I am lacking in abilities. By choosing to align my will with that of my Heavenly Father, the work of the gospel moves forward in a series of tiny miricles that testify to my heart of the truthfulness of His church. Everyday, I find an abundance of happiness in expressing to God my gratitude. These honest feelings of joy increase with each eye-opening realization that ALL blessings flow from our Heavenly Father! By trusting in God, I know that He will refine my spirtual integrity and bless my life by unmeasurable amounts.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Patrick Akpai
Mormons does not worship Joseph Smith but we recognize him as a prophet through him the Lord's church was once again restore back to this earth necessary for a man to be saved in the kingdom of God. Show more Show less