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Hi I'm Preston Larson

I grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. I am serving a mission speaking Portuguese in Jersey, and I'm a mormon!

About Me

I went to Highland High school and played a smidgen of tennis. Our team took state once and I took state in doubles twice. I Went to the University of Utah for a year. I love to hike, ski, play sports and just be outside! I Love boating with my family, wakeboarding, waterskiing andbeing in the sun. I love playing sports and being active, and my favorite thing to do with my friends is to do a little camping. I am now serving a mission in Jersey, and there is no greater work than this! I have a little something called Diabetes.... also...

Why I am a Mormon

I am mormon because I know that only through a life based on the teachings of Jesus christ and through his atonement can we find a full measure of joy in this life. The church makes me so happy and it is a great blessing. My mom and dad are both mormon, and they raised me in the Mormon church, but, I didn't always believe in it. I finally gained a testimony aboout the truthfulness of the gospel through prayer and reading the Book fo Mormon. Because of this testimony, my life has changed, even the way I think, the way I act, and the way I view myself. I'm sure that I could be partly happy in another religion, but because of the Book of Mormon and my family and this wonderful gospel, I have found the happiness that I have always been searching for.

How I live my faith

Right now I am living my faith by spending two years serving a mission for the Lord. In New Jersey Morristown mission! I am speaking Portguese and it is a challenge, but I am committed to learn it. I am serving here in Jersey in the Ironbound in Newark, and I tell people about how we can find peace in this life and eternal happiness through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The gospel has helped me so much, and It gives me so much freedom and happiness. Before I left on my mission, I was a youth counselor for special needs kids. I would spend time with them every Thrusday, doing service or just having fun, and I learned so much from my brother's and sister's there. They are perfect examples of the pure love of Christ and humility. Ekhaya

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Preston Larson
Missionaries proselyte because our message unifies families, fixes marriages, brings peace, and is the only way to find true peace in this life and the life to come! We are not selling anything, we are simply sharing what we know and what we have felt. There is no other work greater than Missionary work, and it is one small way we show our gratitude for the knowledge that we have! Show more Show less