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Hi I'm Jacob Turner

I grew up in small town Southern Idaho. I love music. I love politics. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My life: I played football and was in band for all of junior and senior high school. I studied Political Science/International Studies and Constitutional Law for one semester at college. I have been a lifelong active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. My passions are music, politics, the church, and life. I am the caboose in a family of seven children. I have seven neices and nephews, with one on the way. I love my family, I love my friends, I love this church, and I love my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know this is true. I have been raised in this church, but that doesn't mean I haven't had my doubts. I've questioned almost every aspect of the church and about the very existence of God. Over time I've received the answers I needed from God to know that he is there, the Book of Mormon is true, and this is His one true and living church. After the many trials of my faith, I've also found that everything within the church fits perfectly. I don't know everything, but when I study something in scriptures, in philosophy, and then in my mind, it all makes sense. God has blessed me to know that this is the truth, and that he has a bigger, magnificent plan for us.

How I live my faith

My entire life I have been an active member of the church and have done lots of service with different groups within the church. I have served a full-time mission for my church for the past 20 months, and will continue doing so for another 4 months. The two ways that I feel we can most fully live our faith is by, first, loving God, and second, loving those around us. As I serve a mission, I try to be as obedient as I can be to please the Lord. While serving a mission, I am fully dedicated to serving those around me by sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with them.