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Hi I'm Matt Porter

I'm in love with the great outdoors, I'm an avid runner, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 22 years old and was lucky enough to grow up in the foothills of the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Alpine, Utah. I come from a strong Christian family who taught me good values and who helped my faith in God develop as a child and young adult. I love the great outdoors! Nothing is better than a hike among mountain peaks or camping alongside a beautiful creek. I will never turn down a motorcycle ride, and I value building deep relationships with friends and family above everything else.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have seen and felt my life change for the better because of my faith. I have read the Book of Mormon, and I have prayed to God pleading to know if it is true-my prayers have been answered and I know that the book is from God. Because I know the Book of Mormon is true, I also know that there is a prophet-like a modern day Moses or Noah-who lives on the earth today and can teach us how to find peace in the turbulent and changing world. I feel closer to God as time goes by when I am living my faith. I would not trade it for anything else in the world!

How I live my faith

When it all comes down to it, I live by faith by trying real hard to become the very best me! Jesus lived and taught us so that we would have an example to follow. I try to honor and love Him by developing his attributes-kindness, honesty, patience, and love for everyone around me. My faith has transformed me into an optimistic, joyful, and ambitious person. I am happy because I know I am living how I am supposed to live!