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Hi I'm Mackenzie Howe

I'm from Scottsdale, Arizona, I love being around family and friends, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from Scottsdale, Arizona and I am currently finishing my second semester in college at Brigham Young University Idaho. I have recently been called to serve a mission for this church in the Chile Concepción Mission. I will report on June 4.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this Church to faithful parents who are strong in the Gospel. Their example has been amazing to me and I know many others. For a long time I was borrowing their testimony and just figured I should believe everything that they believe. In my teenage years, I would often question whether or not all the things I was being taught were actually true. I knew that I had to figure out for myself whether or not this was the true church instead of just believing everything that I was being told. I knelt down and prayed and asked Heavenly Father if the church that I had been attending my whole life was true. I know without a doubt that this is the one and only true church on this earth today. This is the same church that was on the earth at the time of Christ. I know that Joseph Smith restored Christ's church onto this earth and through power from God, he translated the Book of Mormon. I love this church with all my heart. I sometimes wonder why I was given the opportunity to be born into it instead of somebody else. I just hope to be able to share with everyone that I can how wonderful this gospel is and how much it can bless their lives. If you are questioning whether this church is true, take Moroni's challenge from the Book of Mormon. Read Moroni 10:4-5 and pray with a sincere heart to know these things are true. I know that if you truly pray to know these things are true, you will feel the spirit testify to you that it is.

How I live my faith

Lately, I have begun to notice how important it is to share the Gospel with others. I hope to be able to share with others the happiness I have because of the Gospel. I hope to be able to be an example to others around me by obeying the commandments and living the principals set by our prophets. Christ gave an amazing example of how we should act everyday and I strive to do everything I can to try to be more like Him. As we all do, I often make mistakes and don't do everything perfect. Through the Atonement of Jesus Christ I know that we can repent and be forgiven of our sins.