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Hi I'm Jonathan

I am from Kansas City Missouri. I have eight syblings. I know spanish. And I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am part of a big family. I grew up with alot of hectic times as a kid. In my family all of us play an instument or two. I play the Flute and the Tuba. I love to cook, fix cars, and paintball.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this church but this church has never really been my church until I decided to serve a 2 year mission for this Church. I had been taught all the lessons and I knew all the scripture stories but it was while I was at the Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo, Utah that I realized that this is my church. I was experiencing what most missionaries know as "Home Sickness". I remember feeling thousands of miles away from my family and even farther away from the Lord. I was seconds away from turning and going home when I recieved the guidance to kneel and pray to know what to do and then to read one scripture. I did as I was instructed and offered a disrespectful prayer to a God that I thought was silent. I closed my prayer in the name of Jesus Christ and opened my scriptures. The scripture that I opened to is found in the bible. In John 3:16, it says, "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life" A feeling of warmth and of love swept over my mind as I realized that my father in heaven loves me and thats why he sent his son to pave a way for me to return to him. I knew in that moment and I know now that it is through our service to others that we can feel closer to our father in Heaven. I love my Eternal father and his son Jesus Christ with all my heart.

How I live my faith

I have been a Scout for my whole life and I have helped with several community service projects that helped supply a healthy and safe place to do recreational activities. When I was 17 I had the opportunity to plan and lead a group of volunteers to re mulch a trail and build/ hang Bat house. This experience helped me see the importance of taking care of the community and also the Earth.