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Hi I'm Matthew

I grew up in North Dakota. I eat too much peanut butter. I love sports. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I come from a family of all boys. I grew up the majority of my life in a small town in North Dakota. I'm currently in the Los Angeles, California area serving a mission for the church of Jesus Christ. I've grown up playing sports all my life. I love to work outside and be with my family. I moved my senior year of high school and ESPN is the only channel I know.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a member of Christ's church because it is the only thing that has ever brought me lasting peace and happiness in this life. I was born into Christ's church but really didn't know what that meant until recently. Through trials and different circumstances that the Lord has blessed me with I've come to know that my Heavenly Father loves me and wants me to be happy. I know that he loved me enough to send his only begotten son to the earth who sacrificed himself for me and for you. Christ established a church while on the earth and he has restored it once again in these "the latter days." I know that His church is once again on the earth because I have read the Book of Mormon. I've felt the peace that it can bring into the life of all who reads it.

How I live my faith

The way I live my faith is through doing and serving. I'm currently able to dedicate 100% of my time and effort to what I believe and know. For about the past year and 1/2 I've been serving as a representative of Jesus Christ. It has been the greatest experience and blessing in my like. I've discovered that there is profound truth when Christ said he who saveth his life shall lose it but he who loseth his life for my sake shall find it. As I've been diligent in my calling as a representative of Jesus Christ I've been able learn more then I ever imagined. As we serve Christ we truly can change our very being.