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Hi I'm Trent

I like to sing, dance and act (at the same time), and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hey my name's Trent, and like I said, I like to do pretty much anything that has to do with performing on stage. Singing, dancing and acting are my favorites. I also enjoy anything that can be done outside like unicycling, juggling, ultimate frisbee, snowboarding, wakeboarding, and tumbling. I like talking about religion with my peers, and I like going on group dates. For a while though, I'm going to be doing very little of the stuff above except for talk about religion. I will soon be preaching the gospel I love in Korea.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, because this gospel makes me happy. It's really that plain and simple. I was born into the church so naturally I developed some good habits like daily prayer, scripture study and selective media participation. But of course no matter where you live your going to have opportunities to get into things that are not the best. Anyways I've been presented with temptations, not big stuff just little diversions that "seemed like an alright idea at the time." I've found that every time I indulge in things that I know are bad for me, even little things, it adds up and comes back to bite me later. Sometimes I forget for a little while what's good for me, and that's why I'm so thankful for the LDS Church. Every time I forget who I am and get off track, my parents, youth leaders, Seminary teachers and even my young peers remind me who I am and the work I have to do. This church has helped me gain my own testimony of Jesus Christ and given me the purpose of knowing that I'm a part of an Eternal Plan. I guess this is a round about way of saying it, but like I started off, I'll finish: "this gospel makes me happy."

How I live my faith

I've heard people say that we are saved by grace and not by works, but I've found that when I'm not engaged in good works my heart begins to quickly deteriorate. So I try to be diligent in obeying God's commandments and following through in my church obligations. This constant spiritual exertion helps me to keep myself close to Christ. One good way to do this I have found helpful is helping others. When I try to encourage people to stay strong in the gospel I feel more obligated to do it myself (I gotta practice what I preach).