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Hi I'm Nick

Husband and soon to be father, learner, doer, and lover of music, food, date nights, and food.

About Me

I am now entering the next phase of my life. I returned home from a two year mission in Rosario Argentina, fell in love with the most wonderful girl in the world and am in the process of getting into the Business program at my college. I am a son, brother, uncle and future father! I enjoy working outside and being in nature, camping, biking, hiking, running, swimming, playing volleyball, playing musical instruments and singing. I can be goofy and outgoing at times, but i know where the boundaries are. I'm a social butterfly and fun-loving. I love going out with my wife, playing cards, tennis, watching movies, and pretty much anything that involves her :)

Why I am a Mormon

Basically i have chosen to be a member of this church because of the feelings and evidences that i have seen from God in my life that have helped me believe that this is His church that He leads and guides. One of the evidences that has helped me believe the gospel and the teachings in the church is the Book of Mormon and the Bible. Quite frankly the Book of Mormon is the pH tester of the truthfulness of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Since the book truly is the word of God, the Bible also is, Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and this is the same exact church that He himself established when He came to the earth many years ago. As i have lived certain aspects of the gospel and put the teachings into practice, i honestly can say that I am the happiest i could ever be. I know so many things because of the teachings that i have found in the church: Where I came from, why i am here in this life, where i will go after this life, why bad things happen in life, and a lot of basic principles that it seems the majority of people don't know in today's world. I'm here to share it with anyone who has an open mind and heart.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith by treating others as i would want to be treated. I am trying to be more selfless and look at the needs of others more than my own, which can be difficult, but i have found to be very rewarding. I look for opportunities to do community service through blood drives, donations, ect. I try to lift others and visit those in need of my assistance. i also try to live it by setting goals and doing what I have learned through the scriptures.

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

Nick
We are asked to do so because it has always been a commandment from God that we give a tenth percent of our increase. Everything that we have is thanks to the Lord: many fall into the trap of thinking that THEY made that money or THEY got the job that provides that money and forget that God was the one who made it possible to be alive in order to do those things. He really could ask for all of it back, since it does really belong to Him in the first place, but instead He desires only a tenth of what we make. As a token of our appreciation and an outward expression of our faith, we donate this part of our income to the church to help it grow and progress. In turn the Lord says that he will open the windows of heaven and pour down blessings that there will not be room enough to receive them (Malachi 3: 8-10). Show more Show less