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Hi I'm Austen Thompson

I am from Oak Park California and i am a Mormon

About Me

I am a college student on the North Shore of Oahu. I worked at the Polynesian Cultural Center as a Canoe Guide. I am a former High School Varsity Water Polo player, i played set guard. I am currently a movie enthusiast who loves trivia. I will challenge any of you to a game of trivial pursuit. I am currently studying international cultural studies and hope to go into public service. I grew up in Los Angeles California and loved every minute.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints because i know it is true. I have felt the spirit of the Lord testify to me that Joseph Smith was a prophet, and that Thomas S Monson is the current prophet on Earth today. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and that it testifies of Jesus Christ as our Savior and our Messiah. I know that the power of the priesthood has been restored to Earth today, i have personally witnessed its power and i will never deny it.

How I live my faith

I have lived my faith my entire life. I have gained the Holy Priesthood of God and I work to strive to be worthy of it. Every Sunday i go to church and participate in classes with others of my age in college. I also work with the youth in my area and teach classes to them on Sunday.

Why don’t Mormons have paid clergy?

Austen Thompson
Because it is an honor to serve the Lord through by giving our precious time back to him. Show more Show less

Does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorse political parties?

Austen Thompson
No, in fact the teachings of the church promote all of us to actively be involved in our political system and research everything carefully before voting. Show more Show less