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Hi I'm Niels

I like The Beatles and climbing trees. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm (Elder) Niels Christensen. I'm a middle child. I love playing, listening to, and researching music. I am serving a mission in New Jersey until 2014. I have the coolest family in the entire world. My dad's a Chinese professor and a food photographer, my mom cooks and loves me more than anyone, my sister is a missionary, my older brother plays guitar in a hard-core band, my little brother skates and doesn't wash his hair, and my other little brother plays the viola and wears high-top converse. The mountains and the desert are my best friends and where I belong. I think most people look best in a pair of dirty sneakers and their favorite t-shirt. I love being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because it makes me feel FREE.

Why I am a Mormon

God reached out to me when I was in a really rough patch of my life. Everything wonderful I have in my life is because God has always been there for me. That is one of the reasons I'm serving a mission. I know that this gospel can deliver a message of hope to all people and that our Lord can reach out to them as he did to me. I can call upon him whenever I need help or comfort and he will help respond.

How I live my faith

To start, I'm serving a mission in New Jersey right now. But I think the best way for someone to live their faith, especially one centered around Jesus Christ, is to always try to do what He would do. I try to live my life in accordance to his teachings. I feel like love is the most important lesson taught by Jesus Christ so I am always looking for opportunities to serve and be a loving son, brother, and friend.