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Hi I'm Adam Ustach

I am an animal science major and served a mission in Germany for 2 years, I love the outdoors and work on cars. I'm a mormon!

About Me

My name is Adam. I just returned from a mission to Berlin Germany. I was able to serve the people of northern Germany and help them come closer to our father in heaven for the past two years of my life. I learned a lot and i loved every second of it! I am currently studying animal science and I hope to become a veterinarian. I love animals of all kinds. I have 2 dogs and 3 cats of my own at home. I love to serve others. Any chance I get to serve I love it. Any service project or just helping a friend or even training others at work, whatever it is, I love to serve and to help others! I work on cars when I am not at school. At the moment I spend all of my time with my family or friends and then either working on cars or studying. I love my family! I have three sisters and one brother in law as well as a niece and nephew with another niece on the way. I love being an uncle and being able to spend time with family. Being further away from them is a little hard, but it makes coming home so much fun! I love to play any sport and do anything outdoors. I played baseball for many years in school. I cycled across New Mexico once with my scout troop which was loads of fun. I enjoy hiking and camping. Nature is a beautiful thing and I love to go outside and enjoy it. On the flip side i love technology and video games. I was able to play in a Starcraft 2 tournament and placed first. Above all I love to study the gospel and learn more about my savior and heavenly father.

Why I am a Mormon

why am i mormon, that is a good question that i never early thought about. but now faced with the question it really makes me think. First i love my family. i love each and everyone of them currently and i hope to love my future family just as much. i know that through this church i can be with them through time and eternity. I can be with my family forever by being a member of this church. Second i know this church to be the true church on the face of the earth today. i love the gospel and all it has to teach us and offer us. i love the book of mormon and all the stories and teaching it has in it to read form and learn. every time i read that book i always learn something new. This church has all of the answers to my prayers and any questions i have. I love the prophet and all the knowledge and guidance he has to share with us. I am a mormon because i love the priesthood. the church has the authority of god on the earth today through the power of the priesthood and i am honored to hold that priesthood. no other church has it and that is one major reason i am mormon is because of the priesthood and all the blessing it can give to me, my family, and everyone else. There are many more reasons i am mormon but those are the big ones. i love my family, i love the scriptures, the prophet and the priesthood.

How I live my faith

As a kid i lived my faith by just trying to understand it and being active. i always attended church, i always attended my activities from scouting and young mens. i always loved the activities we had and all the things we learned. when i became older i was given the opportunity to teach the younger kids in the church I taught the 11 year old children and i loved it. Their faith and testimonies made mine grow so much. Since then i have been in a singles ward for school and with school being so busy i did not get the chance to participate as much as i would have liked but i was still going to church and seldom activities during the week. I am trying my hardest to learn as much as possible and living my faith to the fullest so i can go out and tell everyone of the amazing truth of the gospel and all the blessing it can bring into their lives. This last summer before i reported to the MTC I was a chaperon for my ward's youth conference. I tried my best to be an example and a leader for the youth of my ward. I was able to go to the temple for myself as well as participate in baptisms for the dead witht he youth of my ward. my whole life i have tried to be an example to others and be as christ like as possible. Now while i am on my mission i have the opportunity to live my faith to the fullest and be as christ like as possible everyday. By sharing the gospel for the next two eyars everyday, i live my faith to the best i know how.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Adam Ustach
All mormons are not required to serve a mission but they are highly encouraged to serve a mission. The prophet and other church leaders have told us that serving a mission is important and they want us to but it is not a requirement in the church. Most missions are served by young men and women in the church near the ages of 19 and 21 and serve for 18 to 24 months. Most who serve find it an honor and a priviledge to serve the lord and share the gospel with the world. Some who want to serve missions however cannot because of fincancial complications, health complications, or other problems. Missionaries pay their own way and do not recieve any payment from the church. Missionaries must be healthy to serve a mission, so as to serve the lord to the best of their abilities. Some people not in the church think that giving two years, paying your own way, and not getting any payment for your time is a little crazy, but to the missionaries who serve, it is the best two years of their lives and the blessings that come from a mission can be recieved for the rest of a missionaries life. The most important thing in serving a mission is the want to serve a mission not the need to. There needs to be a personal want and personal urge to serve the lord to be as successful as possible. If mormons were forced to go it would not be successful and meaningful, that is why it is not a requirement, but a priviledge. Show more Show less